Posts tagged “MT.Aspiring

Image of the Day: Frosty Trees, New Zealand

Along the road to Mt. Aspiring, another stand of Hor Frost covered trees, with the mysterious blue mist lingering in the valley behind. Tens of miles along a lone dirt road, nobody to been seen – solitude!  more at

Blue Mist in the Middle of Nowhere

Nightly Image: Blue Mist & Hor Frost, New Zealand

This image was taken on the trek up Mt. Aspiring in July. There was this amazing blue fog enveloping the river valley (I think it was a spectral diffraction as the rest of the sky was clear blue) and Hor Frost covered everything. Makes me wish we had converted our camera to InfraRed capture (coming soon).

Blue Mist & Hor Frost

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Image of the Day: Hor Frost in New Zealand

Getting ready for a trek up Mt. Aspiring, NZ in July, we found the staging area covered in Hor Frost. The entire valley below the mountain was enveloped in a mysterious blue haze making it even more magical. Image is of a turnbuckle in a fenceline – ice spiders at work I guess!

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July Hor Frost in New Zealand