Moonrise over Mt. Elizabeth

A waxing gibbous moon (91 per cent) rises over Kitimat’s iconic Mt. Elizabeth on a frigid afternoon, Febuary 8, 2017.

The nearly full moon peaks above Mt. Elizabeth , Feb 8. 2017 (Robin Rowland)


The moon begins its climb into the sky near the peak of Mt. Elizabeth. (RobinRowland)


And reaches above the twin peaks. (Robin Rowland)

A wider view of the moon over the twin peaks of Mt. Elizabeth (Robin Rowland)


The moon at 83.4 per cent gibbous on February 7. 2017  (Robin Rowland)

On both days, the moon was rising as the sun was setting over the mountains to the southwest.