Walking towards Acopan Tepuy, one of the many table-top mountains located in Gran Sabana, Venezuela. In the last years, these beautiful mountains have become an attractive destination for climbing, providing tons of unexplored walls in a territory that promises and adventure already on the approach.
During this trip in 2006, we climbed an already established route: Jardineros de Grandes Paredes, 7b, 300 m. To get to the base of Acopan, one must take a small plane from a nearby city, Santa Elena de Uairen, in order to get to Yunek, the closest village. Yunek is inhabitated by native Pemon people. From here, a short day walking leads to the base camp, located somewhere in the jungle, from where the base of the climb can be reached in one or two hours more.
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npecanhuk (69518) 2012-06-06 18:36
Wow! Magnificent exotical place... a place I'd love to visit one day!
Truly beautiful and attractive picture!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, chosen pov, horizontal format, contrasts, dof and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
cargus (9371) 2012-06-06 22:01
Your picture is an interesting achievement,very beautiful colors,with good contrast and light.Well done.
lilito (3510) 2012-06-08 5:43
Esta imagen me gusta mucho, pienso que manipulaste la dura luz del medio dia, de una forma interesante. Las nubes sin embargo estan un poco sobre-expuestas, cosa que evidentemente es muy dificil de gestionar.
sevy (15367) 2012-06-27 1:04
It is a place I dream to visit one day, but up to now, the opportunuity did not happen. Perhaps one day.
I like this composition placing the people on the track and driving the look towards the some particuler table mountains in background.