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Joshua Tree Rock Climber

Rock Climbing in Joshua Tree National Park; Kite Aerial Photo by Cris Benton.
Cris Benton
Monday, September 3, 2007

Stephen Wopschall climbs on the 5.8 route "Where Two Deserts Meet" on Bovine Dome in Joshua Tree National Park (near the White Tank Campground).

This image is a panoramic montage of two photographs taken by a Canon S500 Digital Elph suspended below a kite. For more information on this novel technique for aerial photography visit:

http://arch.ced.berkeley.edu/kap/kaptoc.html

Additional kite images from the March 2006 climbing trip at Joshua Tree are posted on Flickr:

http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=joshua&w=26103250%40N00

~ Cris Benton

photo used with permission

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