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Way Down

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 4 March 2013 in Landscape & Rural.

You go down the way you came up. You have to wait your turn.

Bandelier National Monument
Part of The Great American West series.

PATRICK from miramas, France

wow splendid capture 5*****

4 Mar 2013 5:50am

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

OMG ... I would definitely fall down all the way :) Hope you made it in one piece!

4 Mar 2013 5:50am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Not suitable for a person who has a tendency to dizziness. Otherwise, a great looking place

4 Mar 2013 5:58am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

I could probably have climbed ladders a little better 20 or more years ago, no escalators?

4 Mar 2013 6:04am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Beautiful view ...! The mountain defends very well her privacy.

4 Mar 2013 7:10am

Mooie from Vancouver, Canada

cool place to visit... I'm trying to imagine building that though and living there. ... wow!

4 Mar 2013 7:13am

Longroute from Cagliari, Italy

Hummm. from above this ladder looks even more dangerous and daring, I'd be scared to climb there!

4 Mar 2013 7:43am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Oh my . . I feel a touch dizzy just sitting here looking at the image !

4 Mar 2013 7:52am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Nice composition!

4 Mar 2013 8:05am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Ce sont des randonnées sportives ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée

4 Mar 2013 8:41am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Amazing terrain to live in

4 Mar 2013 8:54am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Excellent capture , Phil

4 Mar 2013 9:26am

helys from Paris, France

So busy
Great angle, lighting, colors, actions
Nice mood

4 Mar 2013 9:36am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow ...Very impressiv !

4 Mar 2013 10:00am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Looks like it was quite the climb up and now a long way back down. I'm actually surprised the National Park Service allows that. You'd think they'd be worried about liability. Cool shot, Steve!

4 Mar 2013 10:19am

franz from Baden, Austria

love the perspective here, steve! clearly nothing for sufferers of vertigo ;-)

4 Mar 2013 10:35am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Superb composition - love the dramatic diagonal.

4 Mar 2013 11:28am

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

Nice sense of height and a perfect perch to view the world !~

4 Mar 2013 11:38am

Marie-Line from Lille, France


4 Mar 2013 12:42pm

Slackwater - Don from Spokane, United States

A fine action shot of climbers (or descenders). The ladders look like an easy place to fall. Or, perhaps people are more careful there and have no problem.

4 Mar 2013 4:21pm

Mandar from Kudal, India


4 Mar 2013 4:24pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Great framing giving a sense of depth.

4 Mar 2013 4:24pm

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

Excellent framing, I think I would not have made ‚Äč‚Äčthis picture, because I'll never mounted, I feel dizzy. I love this series, it is beautiful, it clearly shows this site. A very good job.
Have a good week.

4 Mar 2013 5:09pm

Veronique from France-and-, Switzerland

rather dangerous !!

4 Mar 2013 5:10pm

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Anstrengende Kletterpartie. Gute Perspektive und Diogonale.

4 Mar 2013 6:02pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

The view from this place must be fabulous ... Great shot of this interesting place !!!

4 Mar 2013 6:33pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Looks rather dangerous. Great shot. :)

4 Mar 2013 6:38pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle vue etz image quelle compo superbe avec l'escalade et l'échelle

4 Mar 2013 7:04pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I am glad to experience this through your lovely images. I would never make it up and down there.

4 Mar 2013 7:17pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Oh Man!! This is quite a view here! I think I could do this as long as i did not look around too much :-) A really cool shot looking down, Steve :-)

4 Mar 2013 7:49pm

Florence from Paris, France

I reather see them going up ! :-)

4 Mar 2013 7:50pm

@Florence: Yes, they are. When there's a lull in the action, you can climb down. Timing is the trickiest part. :-)

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderful perspective in this shot Steve! Well done! ;-)

4 Mar 2013 7:56pm

Patrick M. from Lille, France

Very athletic, bravo

4 Mar 2013 8:19pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & amazing!
so beautiful frame!

4 Mar 2013 8:38pm

Irene from L C, France

Excellent POV !

4 Mar 2013 8:48pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

I just love Bandelier and your images really capture the experience.

4 Mar 2013 9:01pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

no elevators in sight!!

4 Mar 2013 9:52pm

Anina Botes from Auckland, New Zealand

Oh my word!!! That's high! I would have climbed up there and then I would have needed the rescue helicopter to save me

4 Mar 2013 10:09pm

destani from mashhad, Iran

Wonderful and beautiful capture !

4 Mar 2013 10:27pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Wow - so Health and Safety haven't got their hands on this site yet...?

4 Mar 2013 10:43pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

Ah ha - no easy escape then?! That looks WAYYYY up there!

4 Mar 2013 10:44pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

High rise living at its best.

4 Mar 2013 10:45pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Great perspective and a steep climb ~ awesome scenery!

5 Mar 2013 1:50am

Bill Brown from California, United States

I don't think I would have made the climb up, but what a great view. I have been out of touch the last few days so had to stroll back to catch up on this wonderful series. Great work!

5 Mar 2013 2:37am

Abena from Illinois, United States

Uh...I'd be scared going down. Last time we went hiking, going up was great and the view was spectacular but going down was another story !

5 Mar 2013 4:59am

L'angevine from Angers, France

plus facile pour les enfants

5 Mar 2013 9:21am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

This view shows how steep it is.

5 Mar 2013 7:27pm

rian from vestavia hills, United States

looks really steep, not for the fainthearted.. :) nice pov.

11 Mar 2013 1:59pm