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Offline MrWinchell

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Nature Pictures
« on: March 14, 2010, 02:07:52 PM »
Please post some pictures of the natural beauty you have encountered in your travels.

I will go first - Half Dome in Yosemite National Forest 2/15/2010
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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2010, 05:06:49 PM »
Machu Picchu Re-Opens April 1st!!! Please don't let this be a bad April fools joke

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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2010, 06:21:09 PM »
Another nice photo of the same trip to Yosemite  :)
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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2010, 06:36:19 PM »
I wish I had some pictures of my trip to Northern Germany. The river along the train tracks from Frankfurt to Bremen was beautiful!!! The castles were practically built into the mountain... Now I want to go back zu meine Heimat!! :D
"In War, Victory. in Peace, Vigilance. in Death, Sacrifice"

"When you take civilization away from man you don't have man without civilization, you have an entirely different animal" -Simon Clark's "Blood Crazy"


"Time is the king of men, he's both their parent, and he is their
     grave, and he gives them what he will, not what they crave."
     Pericles, Act II. sc.3. William Shakespeare

 
"We know what we are, but know not what we may be."  Hamlet,
     Act IV. Sc. 5. William Shakespeare

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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2010, 07:58:06 PM »
You didnt take any pictures?  :'(
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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2010, 08:58:08 PM »
I had a video of it!! but one of my ex's took the hard drive that had it and "lost" it... that was 4 years ago so its LONG gone by now.
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"When you take civilization away from man you don't have man without civilization, you have an entirely different animal" -Simon Clark's "Blood Crazy"


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     Pericles, Act II. sc.3. William Shakespeare

 
"We know what we are, but know not what we may be."  Hamlet,
     Act IV. Sc. 5. William Shakespeare

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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2010, 10:11:44 PM »
I guess you will have to go back so you can take some more pictures then. Darn!  ;D
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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2010, 09:02:58 AM »
Haha right! Thats a perfect excuse, I'll pack my bags immediatly!!  ;D
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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2010, 09:50:59 AM »
Yosemite Valley


PCT Kings canyon(Forester Pass ahead)


Forester Pass


Me


Nevada Falls


Colorado RMNP




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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2010, 07:54:09 PM »
Very nice!
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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #10 on: March 16, 2010, 12:36:47 AM »
Very nice!

Thanks, I gots lots of Yosemite and RMNP park pics.

Here's a few more I like.






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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #11 on: March 16, 2010, 06:59:33 PM »
Did you take all of theese yourself?
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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #12 on: March 16, 2010, 07:19:12 PM »
Did you take all of theese yourself?

Yep, I always take lots of pics in the mountains.

Top of Forester pass...



El Cap


Climbers going up el Cap


Bridevail and Merced


Longs Peak





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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #13 on: March 17, 2010, 09:10:22 AM »
I see desktop picture opportunity!!

These pictures are simply amazeing!! You've officially made me envious!
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"When you take civilization away from man you don't have man without civilization, you have an entirely different animal" -Simon Clark's "Blood Crazy"


"Time is the king of men, he's both their parent, and he is their
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     Pericles, Act II. sc.3. William Shakespeare

 
"We know what we are, but know not what we may be."  Hamlet,
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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #14 on: March 17, 2010, 11:16:10 PM »
I proposed to my wife at the base of Yosemite falls. I circled the general area in red on this photo.
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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #15 on: March 18, 2010, 09:17:31 AM »
I proposed to my wife at the base of Yosemite falls. I circled the general area in red on this photo.


awww thats so adorable! I wish my Fiance was so creative... he proposed to me randomly while we were driving home from the grocery store... how ridiculous! hahaha
"In War, Victory. in Peace, Vigilance. in Death, Sacrifice"

"When you take civilization away from man you don't have man without civilization, you have an entirely different animal" -Simon Clark's "Blood Crazy"


"Time is the king of men, he's both their parent, and he is their
     grave, and he gives them what he will, not what they crave."
     Pericles, Act II. sc.3. William Shakespeare

 
"We know what we are, but know not what we may be."  Hamlet,
     Act IV. Sc. 5. William Shakespeare

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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #16 on: March 20, 2010, 04:29:37 PM »
Yes......I am adorable........."Diabolical laugh"!!!!!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #17 on: March 20, 2010, 08:12:45 PM »
Yes......I am adorable........."Diabolical laugh"!!!!!!!!!!!!

I suppose you've used your adorable-ness to your advantage before? haha  ;D
"In War, Victory. in Peace, Vigilance. in Death, Sacrifice"

"When you take civilization away from man you don't have man without civilization, you have an entirely different animal" -Simon Clark's "Blood Crazy"


"Time is the king of men, he's both their parent, and he is their
     grave, and he gives them what he will, not what they crave."
     Pericles, Act II. sc.3. William Shakespeare

 
"We know what we are, but know not what we may be."  Hamlet,
     Act IV. Sc. 5. William Shakespeare

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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #18 on: March 21, 2010, 04:17:13 PM »
I know of no other way to use it.  ::)
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« Reply #19 on: March 21, 2010, 07:14:45 PM »
I know of no other way to use it.  ::)

haha  ;D
"In War, Victory. in Peace, Vigilance. in Death, Sacrifice"

"When you take civilization away from man you don't have man without civilization, you have an entirely different animal" -Simon Clark's "Blood Crazy"


"Time is the king of men, he's both their parent, and he is their
     grave, and he gives them what he will, not what they crave."
     Pericles, Act II. sc.3. William Shakespeare

 
"We know what we are, but know not what we may be."  Hamlet,
     Act IV. Sc. 5. William Shakespeare

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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #20 on: March 23, 2010, 12:48:42 AM »
Couple more...

Female elk RMNP


Top of Durango City Mountain


Durango below


Frozen lake on PCT


Colorado trail pics(Fall)




From up on 4 mile trail Yosemite Valley



Fresh snows RMNP









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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #21 on: March 23, 2010, 11:31:18 AM »
Very nice!
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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #22 on: April 02, 2010, 05:58:25 PM »
Yosemite in September.
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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #23 on: April 07, 2010, 03:42:16 AM »
a few more Yosemite hikes...



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Re: Nature Pictures
« Reply #24 on: April 10, 2010, 01:16:28 PM »