Landscape and Panoramic Photography

Hiking Over the Pass in Fog

The pre-monsoon rains filled the rivers with water in the valleys; worried about the rising water, the truck drivers left us before the rivers became impassable and drove around the mountain range to meet us in the Karnali River valley near Manma. After coring the mid-elevation lakes, we packed our field equipment and started our multi-day journey through the mountains to meet the rest of the trucks. A slippery stone path led us over a pass through the dripping branches, wet leaves, and land leeches. Occasional dog barks and other sounds echoed through the fog as we walked, but the fog obscured any views of the surrounding countryside.

stonepathandtreesinthefogStone Path and Trees in the Fog, far western Nepal (16″x48″)

fogandtreesonthepassFog and Trees on the Pass, far western Nepal (16″x48″)

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4 responses

  1. John Tierney

    Cool pic.

    February 5, 2017 at 09:07

    • Thanks, John- this was one of my favorite backpacking sections during our field season.

      February 6, 2017 at 08:27

  2. Harold Rhenisch

    Wonderful images. I hope you have more trees in fog. These are so full of life.

    February 5, 2017 at 09:51

    • Thank you for your compliment! I will be posting more panoramas from the fog next weekend.

      February 6, 2017 at 08:27

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