While ascending the Weissmies (my first 4000m peak), in the Swiss Alps, as we reached the Zwischbergen pass at 3300m altitude, we were greeted with this breathtaking sunrise over the Protjenhorn mountain on the right hand side.
Mountain stream coming down from the Lac Blanc (White Lake in French), with the Aiguille Verte (4122m) in the background lit by the last sunrays of the day. This mountain is one of the most difficult 4000 meter peaks of the Alps. Its successful ascent was realised in 1865 by the famous British climber Edward Whymper accompanied by Christian Almer and Franz Biner. On its right flank rises the Aiguille des Drus (3754m). This peak is famous in the mountaineering world for its long and technically difficult climbing routes and makes it one of the emblematic mountains of the massif.
This is a view of the Vanil des Artses mountain (1993m), shot one evening just before sunset from the Dent de Lys mountain. In the background (left) can be seen the Dents du Midi mountain chain (3257m) and just behind them, the white dome is the Mont-Blanc (4807m).
Taken in Yosemite, a little over a week ago after 2 days of continuous rain. This particular morning was still drizzling, and the mist in the valley was playing its magic. This is Bridalveil falls shot from the tunnel view.