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Heli-hiking the Canadian Rockies

We stayed at a lodge in the Canadian Rockies, accessible only by helicopter. In the morning, the helicopter would take us way up into the mountains where it wou...
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We stayed at a lodge in the Canadian Rockies, accessible only by helicopter. In the morning, the helicopter would take us way up into the mountains where it would be near impossible to hike to, and we hiked until the pilot picked us up at the end of the day. Glorious!

This is an edited scan from a film print.


AWARDS:

1. Featured in the Week of 9-11-16 by Viewbug.com
2. Won Staff Favorite, Viewbug.com, January, 2014


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Elyzabeth PRO
 
Elyzabeth January 26, 2014
Oh LOL...it's the same copter on my page! How we get around Gracie!
KayBrewer PRO+
KayBrewer January 27, 2014
weren't you there on that mountain top with me?
Kazza60
 
Kazza60 January 27, 2014
Gracie and Lizzie ... You are both braver then I am .. great capture
Elyzabeth PRO
 
Elyzabeth January 27, 2014
Thank you Kazza!!!!!
YOu know I was Gracie and I have the photo to prove it. The adventures we have had and all the stuff we have still to do!
planetmiko
 
planetmiko January 28, 2014
Oh Ya! My kind of action...amazing capture Gracie:)Love the blurred blades and sky...awesome shades and tones to the mountains.Like the angle of the bird flying into the image! Grand adventure:)
lizziemellis PRO+
 
lizziemellis January 28, 2014
Great shot Gracie , looks like some adventure , congrats on the award:-)
KayBrewer PRO+
KayBrewer January 28, 2014
thanks, Lizzie - first award from the staff so I'm giddy
PSJPhotography
 
PSJPhotography January 29, 2014
How fantastic, congrats on Staff Favorite!
Blue-Maddness PRO
 
Blue-Maddness January 29, 2014
Fantastic Capture!
robplato
 
robplato January 30, 2014
Double LoL been in this Chopper a few times myself I think Golden B.C perhaps ?
estercastillo08 PRO+
 
estercastillo08 January 30, 2014
Super shot !
Flosno
 
Flosno January 31, 2014
Holy Moly....heli-hiking....now that's a good work out!!!..great shot and congrats on your award
rmr731 PRO+
 
rmr731 January 31, 2014
Fantastic capture! Wow! Congrats on your award!
BlasRPhotos
 
BlasRPhotos February 02, 2014
Great capture~
estercastillo08 PRO+
 
estercastillo08 February 06, 2014
Congratulations !! on Saff Favorite and voted for Ice Worlds Photo contest
GigiJim08 PRO+
 
GigiJim08 February 07, 2014
Congratulation on this. voted.
NinaKling
 
NinaKling February 09, 2014
great shot
Tomek PRO+
 
Tomek February 12, 2014
stunning composition! Voted!
jamesvcase
 
jamesvcase February 17, 2014
Voted.. and congrats on the staff fav win...
rmr731 PRO+
 
rmr731 February 17, 2014
Voted! Such a cool shot!
traceprinslooreppin
 
traceprinslooreppin February 18, 2014
...fab shot, like it heaps :-)
Elyzabeth PRO
 
Elyzabeth February 22, 2014
Voted!
estercastillo08 PRO+
 
estercastillo08 March 10, 2014
Voted ! Powerful Photo Contest
Elyzabeth PRO
 
Elyzabeth March 10, 2014
Voted!
kathleenweetman PRO
 
kathleenweetman March 18, 2014
Voted Gracie....top shot .....love this view as well kathleen
rmr731 PRO+
 
rmr731 March 19, 2014
Voted!
Elyzabeth PRO
 
Elyzabeth April 17, 2014
Dearest Dahlink...I am SO happy for you and so well deserved! About time my dahlink! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!
HelenRea PRO+
 
HelenRea May 02, 2014
Awesome capture Gracie! :)))
Kazza60
 
Kazza60 May 22, 2014
voted
estercastillo08 PRO+
 
estercastillo08 May 22, 2014
Voted again !
Elyzabeth PRO
 
Elyzabeth May 27, 2014
Voted for White Contest!
kathleenweetman PRO
 
kathleenweetman May 29, 2014
White colour comp......Voted Gracie....I will not even fly!
lizziemellis PRO+
 
lizziemellis May 31, 2014
Voted Top Spot Good luck Gracie:-)
GigiJim08 PRO+
 
GigiJim08 June 11, 2014
voted and congratulations for the award
jamesvcase
 
jamesvcase June 12, 2014
voted... nice work
Jeta1websandpix
 
Jeta1websandpix June 12, 2014
Voted :)
HelenRea PRO+
 
HelenRea June 14, 2014
Great capture Gracie....voted in White Color comp! :)))
PhotoLux
 
PhotoLux June 14, 2014
Great shot. Voted, How brave you are!
AndreaE
 
AndreaE June 16, 2014
THis is fantastic, Gracie!! Wow...must have been so exciting!! Voted!! :)
AndreaE
 
AndreaE June 16, 2014
oh jeeesh.. and Congrats on your Staff FAv!! :))
helenwantsaholiday
 
helenwantsaholiday June 18, 2014
Great shot. Voted
kathleenweetman PRO
 
kathleenweetman June 27, 2014
Also voted in Glaciers comp . As I said before....love it.
kathleenweetman PRO
 
kathleenweetman June 27, 2014
Also voted in Experimental angles Gracie.
Flosno
 
Flosno June 27, 2014
Good entry....voted
Elyzabeth PRO
 
Elyzabeth June 27, 2014
Voted Glaciers!
Elyzabeth PRO
 
Elyzabeth June 27, 2014
Voted Experimental Angles!
fernandoamato
 
fernandoamato July 01, 2014
Voted
estercastillo08 PRO+
 
estercastillo08 July 04, 2014
Voted again !
carlosramos
 
carlosramos July 08, 2014
Voted !
Jeta1websandpix
 
Jeta1websandpix July 08, 2014
Voted Glaciers. Good luck :)
GigiJim08 PRO+
 
GigiJim08 July 10, 2014
voted
GigiJim08 PRO+
 
GigiJim08 July 10, 2014
voted
Kazza60
 
Kazza60 July 12, 2014
voted
GigiJim08 PRO+
 
GigiJim08 September 05, 2014
voted
Elyzabeth PRO
 
Elyzabeth September 08, 2014
Voted Photography Talk :)
rmr731 PRO+
 
rmr731 September 17, 2014
You know I think this is magnificent - voted!
Flosno
 
Flosno September 20, 2014
Good entry...voted
lizziemellis PRO+
 
lizziemellis September 21, 2014
Great entry voted:-)
lizziemellis PRO+
 
lizziemellis September 21, 2014
Great entry voted:-)
UnkleFrank PRO+
 
UnkleFrank September 21, 2014
Wonderful POV. Looks a little chilly up there. Voted.
carlosramos
 
carlosramos September 21, 2014
Voted also !
gondmagdi Premium
 
gondmagdi September 29, 2014
excellent capture !
kathleenweetman PRO
 
kathleenweetman November 25, 2014
VOTED IMAGE COMP..K
GigiJim08 PRO+
 
GigiJim08 November 29, 2014
Amazing, VVIY!
Kazza60
 
Kazza60 December 01, 2014
Brave .. voted .. IOTY
estercastillo08 PRO+
 
estercastillo08 December 01, 2014
Voted Image of the Year
gondmagdi Premium
 
gondmagdi December 04, 2014
This is amazing shot, love it !
Kazza60
 
Kazza60 January 21, 2015
voted .. winter vistas .. love this one
estercastillo08 PRO+
 
estercastillo08 January 21, 2015
Voted Winter Vistas
kathymuhle PRO+
 
kathymuhle January 22, 2015
Heli-hiking! Love how the helicopter is just coming into the frame - you are an intrepid traveler - awesome - voted winter vistas
kathymuhle PRO+
 
kathymuhle January 22, 2015
Came back to read the full description - yikes! What an adventure! Great photo..:) Kathy
kathleenweetman PRO
 
kathleenweetman January 22, 2015
voted Winter vistas.k
Elyzabeth PRO
 
Elyzabeth January 25, 2015
Voted Winter Vistas :)
carlosramos
 
carlosramos January 25, 2015
Voted !
lizziemellis PRO+
 
lizziemellis January 25, 2015
Voted winter vistas:-)
Lewisia_rediviva
 
Lewisia_rediviva April 07, 2015
You're so adventurous!
BlueMaxPhotography
 
BlueMaxPhotography June 05, 2015
Nice to see a Canadian registerd machine!
onyanita PRO+
 
onyanita December 16, 2015
that would have been an amazing experience girls!
carolcardillo PRO
 
carolcardillo December 22, 2015
What a story! Congrats on your VB Award, Kay!
estercastillo08 PRO+
 
estercastillo08 January 14, 2016
Voted Funportation
kathleenweetman PRO
 
kathleenweetman January 18, 2016
Funportation it certainly is....Voted
Elyzabeth PRO
 
Elyzabeth January 20, 2016
Voted Funportation :)
UnkleFrank PRO+
 
UnkleFrank January 21, 2016
Voted Funportation. Well suited for a magazine cover photo.
lizziemellis PRO+
 
lizziemellis February 16, 2016
Voted my best winter shot:-)
kathleenweetman PRO
 
kathleenweetman February 17, 2016
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique. Let's get better together!
kathleenweetman PRO
 
kathleenweetman February 17, 2016
Voted Best winter shot...k
GigiJim08 PRO+
 
GigiJim08 February 20, 2016
i can imagine your vantage point in this capture. voted my best winter shots!
UnkleFrank PRO+
 
UnkleFrank February 20, 2016
Voted for this Magazine cover shot....My Best Winter Shot.
spidi1981 PRO
 
spidi1981 December 22, 2016
Awesome shot! If you want, you can try this contest:
https:// viewbug.com/challenge/helicopters-in-action-only-flying-helicopters-photo-challenge-by-spidi1981

Have a nicd day! ????
lizziemellis PRO+
 
lizziemellis March 27, 2018
Voted Snowcap:-)
estercastillo08 PRO+
 
estercastillo08 March 30, 2018
Voted Snowcaps