Shut Down? Climbers Still Climb

Government shutdown got you down? Not these guys. Four climbers ascend the route known as Tricks of the Trade in Zion National Park. The route is one of the most difficult climbs in Zion, and follows a crack in Isaac Peak. Issac is a landmark familiar with Zion tourists. Millions of people see the peak every year and know it as part of the Court of the Patriarchs, a series of three peaks bearing biblical names; Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

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The Depths of Mystery

This is a hard, cruel place. A place that can kill you in an instant. One mistake, one oversight, hell, a simple raincloud can take your life. Oh, but its as beautiful as it is cruel.

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August 21, 2013 by Eric Hanson Film and Video, Photography 0

Northwest Moonrise

During a road trip from Utah to California to Oregon, I shot this time lapse video of a full moon rising near Mt. Hood, Oregon. The campsite that night had one of the most incredible views of Mt. Hood, and we happened to be there at a perfect time of year. Enjoy this short time lapse!   Northwest Moonrise from Eric Hanson on Vimeo.

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Anyone who is pursuing an art form as a way of life knows, it is hard as hell. I know quite a few people who are pursuing some form of art in a significant way. People who are trying to earn an income through writing, painting, doing photography, or making music. We struggle. I often feel like I have to work so hard, only to get nowhere. Like I have been striving against the wind.

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July 27, 2013 by Eric Hanson Photography, Travel 0

A Night with Glaciers

A crisp half-moon illuminates the upper reaches of the glacier-crusted rock.  My two companions, my brother Dave, and an old friend named Jeremy, have gone to bed. I am alone.

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