1st Prize Winner
Rainbow Mountain — Rainbow Mountain in Cuzco Peru
This photo was taken on top of Rainbow Mountain at roughly 17k feet. In the foreground is an alpaca wearing a necklace. In the background you can see the minerals that color the mountain which give it its name.
2nd Prize Winner
Quilotoa volcano crater lake — Quito, Ecuador
This photograph was taken at a volcano crater lake called Quilotoa right outside of Quito, Ecuador. The students and I took a bus there and hiked to the lake and back.
3rd Prize Winner
A Gopher snowshoeing the Alps — Aigle, Switzerland
A well needed break after snowshoeing up a mountain. It was slow going but the view was definitely worth it