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August 16, 2019

White Out

A mountaineer heads toward the peak of Nevado Copa, Peru. "Two hundred meters from the summit we were engulfed by a white out," says Your Shot photographer Henko Roukema. "We decided to continue, as the route was obvious on the ridge." They made it to the summit, spending all of five minutes at 20,300 feet above sea level, in temperatures of 5 degrees Fahrenheit. 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 Henko Roukema, National Geographic Your Shot
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