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Color escapes through the dark clouds and illuminates the view from Mount LeConte – Erik Unger
Clouds over Kalalau Valley on Kauai, Hawaii – Lara Davis
Robin Lakes (6300′) and Mt. Daniel’s Glacier in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness in Washington – Teresa Hall
Bullfrog Lake below Kearsarge Pass, California – Lauren Matt
Guatemalan volcanoes to the east of Santiaguito dome: Fuego in the center-right is erupting – Christina Forbes
Upper Cathedral in Yosemite National Park – Gary Gundy
Nature’s patterns at Great Sand Dunes National Park – Michael Acerra
Salmon Ridge behind Salmon Creek Reservoir, Juneau, Alaska – Zachary Allen
Last light on Dusy Basin’s Isoceles Peak and Lake 11393 in King’s Canyon National Park – Cheryl Norlin
Here are some photos that will inspire you to get out and see more this summer. For tips on taking great mountain photos on your next trip, read BACKPACKER Photo School.