This was a fun Pano! Winds were probably blowing at 40 to 50mph and were shaking the tripod and pano head. I was not able to link my HDR images. It is definitely worth walking up to Pillar Mountain from Kodiak. Photos and all we were up and down in three hours or so.
Alaska is the largest state in the United States by area. It is situated in the northwest extremity of the North American continent, with Canada to the east, the Arctic Ocean to the north, and the Pacific Ocean to the west and south, with Russia further west across the Bering Strait. Approximately half of Alaska's 710,231 residents (as per the 2010 United States Census) live within the Anchorage metropolitan area. Alaska is the least densely populated state of the U.S.Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska