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McDonald Creek & the Garden Wall

McDonald Creek & the Garden Wall

July 01, 2007 | Glacier National Park

It took a lot of work to take this photo. First I climbed down a steep hillside down to the creek, whereupon I lost both of my tennis shoes in the mud ended up with sopping/muddy feet/legs. So what better to do that go wading in the water? I found this rock a little ways off into the water and thought it'd be a great foreground for the Garden Wall.

This creek, McDonald Creek, leads to Lake McDonald, a very beautiful and large lake nestled in the foothills of the mountains of Glacier. The Garden Wall was formed over thousands of years of glaciers moving along its sides. I was told that parts of the wall are so thin that they can actually be straddled.

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Camera
Nikon D200

Lens
17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor

Shutter and f/stop
1/4 sec. @ f/22.0

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