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In Pursuit of Ansel Adams

See the world of Ansel Adams though the eyes of our readers in these Ansel photo retakes.
  • Grand Canyon of Yellowstone NP from the top of lower falls (Todd Holtz)
  • Building Thunderstorm above Pyramid Peak and Arrow Peak, from the John Muir Trail - Kings Canyon National Park (Robert Oliver)
  • (Isaac Grothe)
  • Medano Creek and Dunefield, Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado (John Isaac Gutierrez)
  • Rae Lakes, Kings Canyon National Park, California (Robert Oliver)
  • Buffalo - Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Unit, Along Scenic Drive (Todd Holtz)
  • For my first ever backpacking experience, I figured there was no better place than Yellowstone. After experiencing vistas like this in the Black Canyon of The Yellowstone, I believe I was correct. (Eric Gendreau)
  • Half Dome from Mirror Lake (Todd Holtz)
  • Yosemite - Yosemite National Park, Tenaya Canyon from Half Dome Trail near The Cables (Todd Holtz)
  • Chicken Foot Lake Little Lakes Valley - Rock Creek John Muir Wilderness, California (Robert Oliver)
Grand Canyon of Yellowstone NP from the top of lower falls (Todd Holtz)
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Grand Canyon of Yellowstone NP from the top of lower falls (Todd Holtz)

READERS COMMENTS

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Well, of course there are heaters for the trail but first off make sure you are insulated underneath them find a male that gives off a lot of heat we use this phenominum for our winter camping classes.
The second thing is there is no wild camping in Switzerland so why were the editors carrying so much stuff including tents. I carried far less than that for a month on the John Muir trail. I have hiked the Haute Route and around the Eiger and climbed the Jungfrou and their loads are ridiculous, more suited for Denali that the alps
— peter lamb

robert oliver definitely has anstel adams technique down. great pictures! love the chicken foot lake
— jen


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