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Hilda Peak - Canadian Rockies  - Alberta - Canada by Yannik Hay

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This peak makes me think of the Matterhorn, the same way that it is erected.
I find fascinating the way the different colours are layered at the base.

Hilda Peak is located in northern Banff National Park near the boundary with Jasper National Park. It is situated immediately east Mount Athabasca, west of Parker Ridge, and southwest of Sunwapta Pass. Hilda (also known as A3) is a subsidiary peak of Mount Athabasca. The scenic Icefields Parkway passes to the east and the reddish Hilda Peak can be seen prominently from the highway. The Boundary Glacier graces its west flank, and the Hilda Glacier is on the south side.

Elevation (feet): 10,039
Elevation (meters): 3,060
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
Range/Region: Rocky Mountains
SubRange: Canadian Rockies
Province: Alberta
Latitude: 52.191088
Longitude: -117.177086
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: July, August
Convenient Center: Jasper or Banff
Nearest major airport: Calgary

Date: 2011-09-10
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
ISO: 200
Shutter Priority : 1/2000 sec
Aperture: F/3,2
Metering Mode: Evaluative
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Lens: EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM@190mm
Lightroom 3
Photoshop CS5 32 bits for Mac – Camera Raw 6.5

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture Yannick

  • Thank you very much Larry, take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • SharonD
    SharonDabout 3 years ago

    Great shot Yan.

  • Thank you very much Sharon for the great comment :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyabout 3 years ago

    wow! que c’est majestueux! je t’envie de pouvoir voyager…

  • Merci beaucoup Manon pour le compliment.
    Pour les voyages, maintenant que les enfants sont adultes, Benoit et moi on peut penser à nous :)

    – Yannik Hay

    JUSTARTabout 3 years ago

    great shot

  • Thank you very much Sylvia. take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteabout 3 years ago

    Simply superb capture Yannik.

  • Thank you very much for the compliment and fav, Julie, take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezabout 3 years ago

    Fantastic capture of this amazing peak …

  • Thank you very much tom for the great comment and fav :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • imagic
    imagicabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture Yannik – clear colors – perfect light – well composed – interesting – can be told with only one word – PERFECT…
    Goes to my FAV collection.

  • Thank you very much Jens for such a compliment and for the fav.
    Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful shot.

  • Thank you very much Gary :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Janone
    Janoneabout 3 years ago

    Great shot of this wonderful mountain peak, Yan.
    Thanks for the subscription too. Well done.
    Regards, Jan

  • Thanks for such a great comment!! Best Wishes!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Brenda Dow
    Brenda Dowabout 3 years ago

    This is an amazingly beautiful area and you have made the perfect capture!!!!
    Love the strength that emits through your shot….. and the colors make me smile!!! A great presentation, Yan……

  • Thanks for such a great comment!! Best Wishes!

    – Yannik Hay

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