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Address: 106 South Main Street, Bishop, CA 93514
Phone Number: 760.873.7700
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Galen Rowel fantastic photographs as a mountian climber

Galen Rowel and his wife Barbara Rowel were photographers of international fame. The collection of his works in this gallery are breathtaking. Visit if you are in Bishop.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
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Santa Cruz, CA
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Santa Cruz, CA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Galen Rowel and his wife Barbara Rowel were photographers of international fame. The collection of his works in this gallery are breathtaking. Visit if you are in Bishop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Excellent collection of Galen Rowell work, along with some from his wife and son. Well presented, very extensive. And very inspirational. Worth a good hour or two to take it all in.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We wandered thru this beautiful art gallery ... nature in this part of the world is really wonderful. Many of the pieces from this gallery were in our hotel lobby area!

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Boechout, Belgium
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86 reviews 86 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

I first got to know Galen Rowell through homework my son had to do about a famous photographer. He picked Galen Rowell, got to know his passion for the great outdoors and for climbing, his photographic style (a master of capturing light) and also the sad circumstances of his premature accidental death, together with his wife. What a great opportunity... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Galen and Barbra Rowell are superb photographers and this store is a gem of a store to visit while in Bishop. We have always enjoyed seeing their superb photography and usually buy the calendars and other items as well. It will inspire those who like to take pictures how magic this area is.

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Wiehle, VA
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37 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I had the privilege of meeting Galen and Barbara Rowell not long before their tragic deaths. To put it mildly, Mountain Light Gallery is an essential on a level equal to seeing the Sierra Nevada itself. If you can make only one stop in Bishop, make it Mountain Light Gallery.

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Bellevue, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Galen Rowell was a special photographer and an inspiration to my husband. We kept our expectations low and were blown away by the quality and size of the gallery. Many of Galen's most famous photos were displayed, some with personal stories. You can purchase unsigned prints in several different size and most of his books. His wife Barbara's work was... More 

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Rapperswil
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

for any photographer a must. I loved it there. The gallery has great photographs and great books. What I liked as well was that you can look around without being bothered by sales people. You can really enjoy the photography.

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Covina, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
20 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Actually, the Mountain Light Gallery is as much a tribute to Mr. Rowell as it is to the mountains he loved to photograph. He was a lover of California's Sierra Mountain Range very much in the tradition of a Muir or Adams, but he also was a mountain and rock climber. This is a wonderful gallery to visit and the... More 

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Fullerton, California
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244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013 via mobile

Great place to come and see some outstanding photography of the Sierras. I especially like this gallery as they have their high end items but also offer other items that could fit a smaller budget. Have one of their four seasons posters that I had framed.

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