17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Sleeping under the stars

This is a base camp around 10,000 feet for climbers attempting to climb Mt. Shasta (14,179 feet), California. Usually they spend 1-2 nights before the final stretch to the summit, weather permitting. Aerial image (photographed from a plane).

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2019
Date Uploaded: 08.2019
Photo Location: California, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Jassen Todorov