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Mt Cook Canterbury New Zealand

The highest peak in New Zealand, Mt Cook stands at 3,754 metres, and towers above the glacier fed Lake Pukaki in Canterbury.
Mt Cook and the Southern Alps with Lake Pukaki in the foreground, Mackenzie Basin, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand.
Mountain Church Pinzgau Austria

The quaint little church situated in the mountains in the Pinzgau region of Austria is called 'Mary in the Snow'.
During the early hours of a day when the warm sunrise light is illuminating the walls of this small church called "mary in the snow" , the scenery is calm and quiet and nothing reminds of the masses ...
Snowcapped Austrian Alps At Sunset

A winter sunset sets the snowcapped Austrian alps alight near the city of Salzburg.
During a ski trip in the low snow winter of 2007 we managed to stay up on the mountain to see this beautiful scenery when the sun set on the alps near Salzburg, Austria.
Alpine Wild Flowers Pinzgau Austria

Wild Flowers grow along the edges of a creek near a back country hut in Pinzgau, Austria.
During a hiking trip in the austrian alps these small yellow flowers caught my attention. Together with the small bridge and the hut in the background it forms a perfect idyllic alpine picture.
Northern Lights Moon Dempster Highway Yukon

A full sky of dancing veils of light known as the Northern Lights looked on by the bright glowing moon along the Dempster Highway in the Yukon Territory.
A light phenomenon called the northern lights (also known as the aurora borealis) are caused by the sun. They are actually caused by solar particles colliding with the atmospheric gases of the ear ...
Pacific Coast South Bay Kaikoura New Zealand

The Kaikoura Mountain Range sits above the mist as the sunset illuminates the Pacific Coast of South Bay on the South Island of New Zealand.
Dominating and looking over the Pacific coast of South Bay, the Seaward Kaikoura Mountain range (also known as the Kaikouras) raises gradually at first from the coastline to it's highest point of ...
Sign Post Austria

Where too is the question! A sign post in the alps of Austria.
During a hiking trip through the Austrian alps this sign post came across our way. Fortunately we already knew where to go otherwise this may have been difficult to determine.
Wonder Lake Night Light

Midnight light at Wonder Lake overlooked by Mt McKinley, Alaska, USA.
Although Mt McKinley is notorious for being shrouded in clouds it usually comes out for some time between dusk and dawn. This is particularly true during the light nights in the summer, when it is ...
Snow Pictures

Sunrise on a winter morning in the snow covered Pinzgau Region of Austria, Europe.
When the sun is raising over the eastern alps in Austria and lights up the tops of the surrounding mountains, the scenery lies quiet and calm before the eyes of the visitor. Soon later the slopes will ...
Snowcapped Mt McKinley

A glimpse at the snowcapped Mt McKinley in Denali National Park, Alaska, USA.
During a scenic flight which started in overcast weather at Kantishna airport in Denali National Park we climbed up to the tops of the massive Denali mountain range and finally the snowcapped peak ...
Dreischusterspitze Italy

The Peak of the Dreischusterspitze lying in Fog in the Drei Zinnen mountain range in Italy.
Hiking from Toblach, Italy to the famous mountains "Drei Zinnen" one is passing the Fischleintal with an amazing view of the surrounding mountains. If you do not want to go too far you can walk to ...
Bindalm Bavaria

Hiking trail in the Alps of Bavaria near Berchtesgaden enroute to Bindalm.
The lovely surroundings of the well know town of Berchtesgaden in Bavaria are inspiring for hikes and day tours all around this nice little town. This view was taken during a hike in the Hintersee ...
Frauenkirche Alps Germany

The Munich church Frauenkirche in front of the Alps.
In 1972 the Olympic Games where taking place in Munich. For these games they built the Olympia Park with stadiums a lake and a little hill. Since then the park is open for the public and it's worth ...
Denali National Park Alaska

The stunning midnight light over Wonder Lake and Mt McKinley, Alaska, USA.
Although Mt.McKinley is notorious for being shrouded in clouds it usually comes out for some time between dusk and dawn. This is particularly true during the light nights in the summer, when it is ...
Stone Chapel Wildkogel

An old window in a little stone chapeal on the mountain of Wildkogel in Austria, Europe.
One of the most beautiful valley in the European Alps is the Pinzgau Valley. The Wildkogel Mountain, where we are actually standing on is a huge skiing resort in winter and a big hiking area in th ...
Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse

The Panoramic view while travelling the Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse in Austria, Europe.
Travelling the Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse you pass one of the greatest views in Europe. Coming from the north you have the possibility to stop at various parking places and enjoy this view.
Hohe Tauern National Park

The Panoramic view while travelling the Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse through the Hohe Tauern National Park in Austria, Europe.
Travelling the Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse one is passing one of the greatest views in Europe. Coming from the north heading to the town Heiligenblut you have the possibility to stop on various ...
Wildgerlostal Valley

The valley Wildgerlostal in Austria is one of the most beautiful valleys in the area.
A good hint for photographing is the Wildgerlostal valley sitting in between Krimml and Gerlos at the end of the Storage Lake "Durlassboden". Visiting of the valley itself is only allowed in the s ...
Wonder Lake Alaska

Midnight at Wonder Lake in Denali National Park of Alaska, USA.
Although Mt.McKinley is notorious for being shrouded in clouds it usually comes out for some time between dusk and dawn. This is particularly true during the light nights in the summer,when it is possible ...
Wildkogel Mountain Austria

Winter on Wildkogel Mountain from the comfort of a alpine cabin in Austria, Europe.
One of the most beautiful valley in the European Alps is the Pinzgau Valley. The Wildkogel Mountain, where we are actually standing, is a huge skiing resort in winter and a big hiking area in the ...
Mt McKinley Alaska

The snowcapped peak of Mt McKinley in Denali National Park, Alaska, USA.
Although Mt.McKinley is notorious for beeing shrouded in clouds it usually comes out for some time between dusk and dawn. This is particularly true during the light nights in the summer,when it is ...
Wildkogel Winter

Winter on the Wildkogel with a view of the of the Austrian Alps.
One of the most beautiful valleys in the European Alps is the Pinzgau Valley. The Wildkogel Mountain, where we are actually standing is a huge skiing resort in winter and a big hiking area in the ...
Winter Wildkogel

Winter on the Wildkogel Mountain with a view of the peaks of the Austrian Alps.
One of the most beautiful valley in the European Alps is the Pinzgau Valley. The Wildkogel Mountain, where we are actually standing, is a huge skiing resort in winter and a big hiking area in the ...
Snow Art Wildkogel

An interesting piece of art, chiseled snow found at the Wildkogel in Austria, Europe.
One of the most beautiful valley in the European alps is the Pinzgau valley. The mountain Wildkogel, where we are actually standing on is a huge skiing resort in winter and a big hiking area in th ...
Heiligenblut Grossglockner

The church of Heiligenblut with the peak of the Grossglockner in the background on a clear day in Austria, Europe.
The little town Heiligenblut in Kaernten is the gateway to one of the most famous mountains in Europe, the Grossglockner. An old little town - in these days a little occupied with tourists - offer ...
Grossglockner Austria

The peak of the Grossglockner Mountain is very seldom seen without clouds.
The little town of Heiligenblut in Kaernten is the doorway to one of the most famous mountains in Europe, the Grossglockner. An small old town which is these days a little preoccupied with tourist ...
Mountain Scenery

The beautiful scenery atop a mountain at sunrise in Austria, Europe.
To experience a sunrise on top of my favourite ski mountain at 7 in the morning in February I had to come up with some new ideas. After checking the possibilities of getting up on the mountain as early ...
Rettenstein Austria

The first rays of sunlight hit the peak of the Rettenstein Mountain in Austria, Europe.
When sun comes up during the early hours of a bright clear winter day at the Wildkogel near Neukirchen in Austria the deeply frozen landscape at -20°C gives a great setting for the great Rettenstein ...
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