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Mount Asgard under an arctic starscape and the northern lights
ianburton, Aug 2009
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Camera used: Canon 40D
Date taken: August 2009
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Amazing, Wonderful, Beautiful !
mr mills - 23/Nov/09Report
thank you very much Mr Mills
I have about 50 digital stills like this with the northern lights and Mount Asgard, as its part of a timelapse, I would love to put them all up here but think the guys in charge might not like that!!
ianburton - 23/Nov/09Report
This might seem like a silly question but, are those stars or is it snowing :) I think they are stars BUT !
mr mills - 23/Nov/09Report
Yes, they're stars, it was a crystal clear night, and about -15 or more!
ianburton - 23/Nov/09Report
Superb!
tomsurf - 24/Nov/09Report
very cool
Jonny Tee 69 - 25/Nov/09Report
wow. stunning shot, available as a print ?
Nadir khan - 27/Nov/09Report
Yes, it is available as a print, contact Alastair through www.posingproductions.com
ianburton - 28/Nov/09Report
wow that must have been something to behold in the flesh..jaw dropping esp with presence of giant Asgard there
jazzyjackson - 05/Dec/09Report
As well as the awesome aurora with Asgard standing proud, what you don't know is, on that night the glacier was very active and the sound of canon fire was booming from under my feet, it was like the Spanish armada and as you say quite simply jaw dropping.
ianburton - 05/Dec/09Report
it is amaizing God is real thanks
etrusco - 11/Dec/09Report
Gets my vote!
Paul (Pokhara... Nepal Himalayas}
PS I have a few snaps too.
configureeight - 19/Dec/09Report
Cheers Paul
I hope you're both well and enjoying your trip.
Ian
ianburton - 19/Dec/09Report
Good so far thanks... volunteering as a teacher near Besishar having returned from Naya Kanga 5800m - a successful ascent, fabulous trip... staying for second season and hoping maybe for a 2nd peak. I am flexible in my choice. I have been researching Himalayan peaks and routes for a possible ascent during March 2010...possibly extending into April. I am flexible with what and where exactly (although regions close to Pokhara or Kathmandu may give more climbing time). I would like a challenge, say a grade of AD or above possibly over 6000m, and am even prepared to get away from the crowds – although a standard trekking peak would also suffice. Peaks I have considered are: Pisang peak (PD), Chulu West or Central (AD), and even Ama Dablam. To reduce costs I am looking to team up with someone, or join another expedition if the climb and group is agreeable. What are your plans then? Good photos very probable. Hope you are well too!
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PS
I am a long way from any internet service for most of the next 2 months but presently this week 19-12-09 resident in Pokhara... there-after only fortnightly visits to Besishar will be possible. Usually I can get to a cheapish land-line telephone and so I could reply more directly to any emails.
configureeight - 19/Dec/09Report
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