Alpine Fence: Robert Frost famously mused about fences in the mending wall, and that poem seems appropriate as I look at this scene. This alpine fence sits at approximately 11,700 feet altitude and guards views of six different mountains in the distance. The tundra thaws out for only a few months of the year. One mistep can ruin hundreds of years of plant growth, thus the fence isn't so much to divide property but keep boots in place. For the fragile plants, this truly is a mending wall. On this morning, it was late fall, the leaves had almost all disappeared in the lower valleys, and even though the mountains weren't yet covered in snow, the temperature hovered in the single digits with a stinging wind. Winter was coming, and the storms brewing over the mountains held the promise of things to come. Edition of 200, available in sizes up to 24x36. Released August, 2007.
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