The Going To The Sun road is a drive you don't want to miss if you visit Glacier. It is only open for a few months of the year, while it is free of snow. Even then the terrain is subject to avalanch, so it can close almost any time without warning juring the spring. For some this is a white knuckle ride with shear drops to the side and little protection should you run off the road. The road runs from the west entrance, past Macdonald Lake, ascends to Logan Pass, then decends past St Mary Lake, to the east entrance. Along the way can be seen many animals including Big Horn Sheep and Grizzly Bears.
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martou (1660) 2007-02-17 17:51
I like this light/shadow mountain view, nice perspective and good colors, good work,
captainsgirl (3448) 2007-02-17 20:42
beautiful! Wow what a view! Great POV , looks like you were standing in mid air...:o) TFS!
thanks for your comments on my photo "Graitoit Lighthouse" :o)
AROBN54 (11475) 2007-02-17 23:23
Oh my, YES!! This is how it's supposed to be done. Beautiful POV with that curving road coming out of the corner. Mountains making a great vee with incredible light and shadows to give it excellent depth topped by a wonderfully cloudy sky. Magnificent shot!!
adores (46417) 2007-02-20 15:52
Great shot! This road seems almost to take us into the clouds. Fantastic scennery with great colours.
- Copyright: Ned Messerschmidt (nmess) (2301)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2004-09-05
- Categories: Transportation
- Camera: Nikon D100, Nikkor 24-85 MM f/2.8-4D IF AF Zoom, RAW @ ISO 200, UV
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/125 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: A Weekend in Montana
- Date Submitted: 2007-02-17 17:03