Snowboarders will do almost anything to put their tracks down hard to get to slopes. It would have been a difficult slog to get to the top of that slope and an even harder long walk out in deep snow!
Taken from the Symphony Amphitheatre at back of Whistler Mountain, British Columbia on 22 Feb, 2011.
Canon EOS 550D, ISO 200, f/18, 1/250 sec, 109mm.
Despite its appearance, it is a colour photo, there is a tinge of blue in the snow reflected off the sky.

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  • Heather007
    Heather007almost 4 years ago

    I like different, you got it here, great shot.

  • Thanks Heather. I hope to find a few more good ones from the 100s I took in the Whistler area.

    – Charles Kosina

  • Loisb
    Loisbalmost 4 years ago

  • Murph2010
    Murph2010almost 4 years ago

    Wow, powerful shot! Bold snowboarder!

  • Thanks Kevin. Snowboarders go anywhere and everywhere! I’ll stick to my skis.

    – Charles Kosina

  • Murph2010
    Murph2010over 3 years ago

    Same! :-D

  • JacqueLynn
    JacqueLynnabout 3 years ago

    Great shot, Charles! Love the uniqueness of the picture. And thanks for the story…

  • Thanks JacqueLynn!

    – Charles Kosina

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignalmost 3 years ago

    Thank you for adding your work to The Best of RedBubble!

  • lgraham
    lgrahamalmost 3 years ago

  • Tracy Friesen
    Tracy Friesenalmost 3 years ago

    So beautiful!

  • Thank you Tracy. I’m looking forward to more BC and Alberta photos when we visit in June/July.

    – Charles Kosina

  • Mieke Boynton
    Mieke Boyntonalmost 3 years ago

    Love that really defined track… gorgeous light, Charles!

  • Thanks Mieke. I’m looking forward to my next snow trip!

    – Charles Kosina

  • Sheri Bawtinheimer
    Sheri Bawtinhe...about 2 years ago

    December 19, 2012

    Congratulations on your tie for first place…. please be sure to add this image to the Beautiful BC gallery as well so that it can be featured this week as part of your challenge win reward.

  • Wow! Thanks Sheri, that’s really great. I’ll be back there in 7 weeks time in mid Feb 2013 so looking forward to more of the same.

    – Charles Kosina

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