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"After a 9 hour drive from Vancouver, we started cresting the mountain pass into Banff National Park as we noticed a bright cloud in the sky.
After a little while I pulled over, turned the lights off and noticed the color in the cloud. It was not in fact a cloud... it was the Aurora Borealis!
We rushed to this spot and setup so we could watch the lights all night!"
With restrictions to random backcountry camping only, the Ghost River Wilderness Area is an outdoor immersion through rolling tundra, boulder fields, and high alpine lakes.
Darren Pearson is a multi-talented artist, and one of those talents is in light-writing. One of his latest creations was made while camping out in Yosemite National Park. This was a 450 second exposure with each character taking between 1-2 minutes to illustrate.
These campers learned a valuable lesson in the San Isabel National Forest: always have the camera ready due to Mother Nature’s unpredictability.