Ramparts and Amethyst Lakes at Sunset
August 21 was quite the day! It started off with six inches of snow in the Tonquin Valley and the snow continued until early afternoon. We didn't discuss hightailing it out and calling the weekend a loss. Nope. I predicted we would have twenty degrees and sun the next two days and that was exactly what we had!
This is an evening shot of the snow day from Surprise Point. The clouds cleared very nicely throughout the afternoon and evening. In fact, they cleared so much we had an overnight low of minus five! You can see the heat retained by one of the Amethyst Lakes come off the lake in the form of a fog or steam.
The Ramparts take on a very dark colour in the evening. Very sinister looking. But that's probably how Dungeon Peak got its name!
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