Mountain Goats, Part 1

My first day to the Continental Divide of Glacier NP (Logan Pass), I happened on a Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus) family that was traversing the snowy and rocky terrain of the area. Here are a few of my favorite images from that morning:

Mountain Goat

Mountain Goat family

Mountain Goat family

Mountain Goat family

Mountain Goat family

And climbing up to a ledge along the steep wall, this juvenile goat looked out over the valley:

Mountain Goat

Tomorrow, I’ll feature a few more Mountain Goat images captured on that morning.

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 7D body
  • Canon EF100mm-400mm, f/4.5-5.6, IS lens
  • Handheld, with IS “On”
  • ISO 250
  • Aperture f/5.6
  • Shutter 1/160 sec. to 1/400 sec.

 

 

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Posted in 2014, Blog, Mammals, National Park, Nature Photography, Travel Photography
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