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A visit to the Great Sand Dunes is not complete without a hike to the top – Star Dune – the highest in the Park and affording a commanding view all around. The hike is tough (if you have ever … Continue reading
The wind shapes the sand and creates waves…somehow life finds a way, even in the midst of this harsh environment. Throughout the dunes were small tracks – look closely at the images and you can see evidence of animals wandering … Continue reading
Subtle waves of sand give texture to the dunes when you view them up close. From afar they appear to stay the same, from up close they are always changing and shifting in detail.
The Great Sand Dunes in Colorado is a place like no other…39 square miles of the largest dunes in North America, set against the back drop of 14,000 foot peaks in the Sangre de Cristo Range in the southern part … Continue reading
Again I find myself on Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, a place I’ve been many times. It never seems to change, yet always presents itself differently on every trip. Sometimes subtle from the visit before, but always dramatic and … Continue reading
Sometimes what is encountered on the tundra seems somewhat out of place, like this lone boulder just sitting by itself, apparently enjoying the view! How did it get there? How long has it been in that place? Why aren’t there … Continue reading