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The Edge of Chile
Today's photo comes from the from the very southern tip of the Americas. It is a bitterly cold place, even in the summer. I believe that the glaciation period is relatively recent, so the peaks are extra jagged and everything feels fresh and raw.
I can't believe there are actually people that climb this thing! It was hard enough getting myself up high enough on a distant peak to take this shot. Then again, I'm not exactly in mountain-climbing shape. I've heard the old answer to the question, "Why do you climb the mountain?" The answer is always, "Because it's there". Funny -- that is my same answer when people ask my why I don't want to climb the mountain.
- Trey Ratcliff
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