Photo of the Day

September 11, 2017

Scale Down

In California's Joshua Tree National Park, a climber repels after scaling a rock formation called the Heart of Darkness. Boasting approximately 8,000 climbing routes, Joshua Tree is a favorite destination for climbers from around the world. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Chad Butler, National Geographic Your Shot

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