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Cerro Castillo, Chilean Patagonia’s Gentle Giant

Here are a couple of views of Cerro Castillo, the dramatic jagged mountain peak that stabs the sky at 2,675m (8,776ft) above the village of Villa Cerro Castillo. These were taken in late afternoon; about two hours later the skies opened, bringing on a rain that lasted through the evening and much of the night. Located about 75 kilometers south…
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Six Snaps From Mt. Hood

I spent Sunday afternoon and evening in the shadow of Mt. Hood, at 3,429m (11,249ft), the highest mountain in the state of Oregon. These shots were all taken from or near Trillium Lake, a man-made body of water about 12km (7.1mi) south-southwest of the mountain. Its topographical prominence makes Mt. Hood a stunning landmark in the US…
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A Birthday with Fitz Roy

The Patagonian winds' birthday present to me today? Blowing away the clouds and mist, ever-so-briefly, from the peak of Mt. Fitz Roy, allowing an unusually rare pleasure: a clear look at all of this imposing mountain's 3,359-metre high majesty. AKA Cerro Chaltén, the mountain sits on the border between Argentina and Chile in the Southern…
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