There isn't much anyone can do to avoid cliche here since hundreds of people shoot thousands of photos of it every day. But since it was so cold there were only 2 people shooting at this moment, myself and a guy from Switzerland. The sun miraculously broke through the tiniest hole in the clouds to illuminate the arch a brilliant orange. Unfortunately the clouds in the other direction blocked the La Sal mountains. Getting a shot of this place with snow has been a goal of mine for a long time, so I'm excited to have the fortune to shoot it.

© 2014 Christian Madsen

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