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Monadnock - Jan 16, 2006


Whenever the weather forecast is questionable and/or my time is limited, I'll head up to Monadnock. This day was cold and windy, but beautifully clear.
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you should see an image here Patterns of ice and snow on the trail.
you should see an image here Detail of icicles.
you should see an image here Close-up on some rippled ice flows.
you should see an image here Shadows, snow and lichen on a boulder by the trail.
you should see an image here Ice falls.
you should see an image here View from the first open ledge on the White Dot trail.
you should see an image here Wider views a bit higher up.
you should see an image here Same spot, different framing.
you should see an image here Ripples in the snow.
you should see an image here I always stop and photograph this tree as part of my Monadnock time series.
you should see an image here Ice on a rock. This shot was mostly an exercise in shooting into the light - I underexposed it a bit and adjusted the levels in postprocessing.
you should see an image here Rime just beginning to form on the north side of the rocks.
you should see an image here Detail from the bottom of the previous shot.
you should see an image here The pond near the summit, part of my Monadnock time series. Look closely and you can see frozen ripples in the pond.
you should see an image here I liked this standing stone.
you should see an image here I liked it so much I photographed it again.
you should see an image here Another interesting fracture in the rock.
you should see an image here Block of stone beside the standing stone.
you should see an image here Descending toward the tree I use for the Monadnock time series as another climber comes up.
you should see an image here Another fracture shot. Compare with October 2004.
you should see an image here Ripples frozen in ice.
you should see an image here Still life with snow.
you should see an image here The "half way" sign, another locale for my Monadnock time series
you should see an image here This hollow tree trunk was a challenge to shoot against the light. Seen here: my fifth try.
you should see an image here And this was my seventh.
you should see an image here Ice forming over ripples in a stream.
you should see an image here The mountain seen from the town reservoir at the beginning of the Parker Trail.
you should see an image here Monadnock seen from the Shattuck golf course.

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