21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
A Saving Grace

Out of fuel on our 3-day journey, the prospect of another cold-soaked frozen breakfast loomed. Mountaineering nuns gracefully came to the rescue, offering up extra gas. As we parted ways, they conquered Black Tusk, the region's most technical ascent.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Whistler, Canada
Camera: FinePix XP70 XP71 XP75
Copyright: © Andrew Nowacki