Monarch Mtn / by Strain


My spot in Atlin may be a little out of town, but it gives me a convenient head-start on the Monarch Mtn trail. I hauled up the trail last night, grouse grind style, to shoot some photos from the alpine at sunset. There's no tram down to ease the knees, but there's plenty of light to navigate by well after the sun finally disappears. Besides, you don't get views like this from Grouse... Looking south to Warm Bay and Teresa Island:


The town of Atlin:


The distinctive Mt Minto can be seen in the distance, rising above the north end of a glistening Atlin Lake...