Alpinist 48

76 Aberrations of Light

Posted on: October 23, 2014

Sonnie Trotter on Desert Gold (5.13), Red Rock, Nevada, amid thick clouds, snow squalls and March hail in 2011. His hands became too numb and bloody to finish the route that day. [Photo] Andrew Burr

Tired of commonplace adages about the "golden hour," Andrew Burr decides to take a break from images of alpenglow. Instead, he challenges himself to create art out of the time of day most climbing photographers avoid: high noon.

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