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Alpine morning Halo, Italy 19th December 2006

4 Responses to “Alpine morning Halo, Italy”

  1. 1
    Phil:

    That looks quite incredible. What are the black patches running along the base of the mountain – is that tree cover, or another trick of the light?

  2. 2
    RĂ©gis:

    This halo really looks incredible. It\'s the first time I see something like this.

  3. 3
    MC:

    I like how the halo follows the ridge line of the mountain. Very interesting.

  4. 4
    ferenc ecseki:

    fantastic!!! .. like an explosion!

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Alpine morning Halo, Italy

The story behind "Alpine morning Halo, Italy"

I visited Lorenzo in Italy in February and together we enjoyed the Italian cuisine as well as the nature. We decided to climb a nice couloir in the Southern Alps, as all the access roads were still snowed in and tracks invisible we used snowshoes to find our way across snowy forests, frozen rivers and curious Ibex.

But one of the best views was actually early morning from the parking lot when we were changing into our winter gear, suddenly the sun broke through behind this mountain and projected its shadow onto another thin layer of clouds, creating this hazy mountain halo…

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