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Earlier this month, an extensive air-and-ground search was required to find 115 high-school students and other hikers stranded by a blizzard in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Im pretty much intermediate like yourself climbing the easier stuff from 5:8 to 510's. But besides their intrinsic beauty, those big stacks of rock have another attribute that makes them of special interest to imagemakers: they are inaccessible. In this valley you will see also the variety of wildlife such as chinchillas (vizcachas), foxes (zorros), condors, hummingbirds, bluebirds and others.

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