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Great Sand Dunes #4, Star Dune

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

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Sand Dunes #2, Black and White Detail

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.

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A Rock Enjoys the Afternoon

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

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Views to the West, Mt. Evans

Another beautiful day, perfect weather, fantastic views from a great vantage point high on Mt. Evans near Denver.  This high mountain park is home to a fourteen thousand foot peak, views to downtown, the Continental Divide to the west, and … Continue reading

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Gore Range and Willow Peak

The rugged Gore Range makes for great B&W subject matter.  Early morning brings an angle to the light that plays well on the ridges and gives contrast and relief to the image.  This picture was taken in the fall after … Continue reading

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Peak to Peak Views

The ridge leading from Mt. Huron’s (14,003′) summit stretches toward Brown’s Peak and beyond into Colorado’s Collegiate Peaks Wilderness, toward the Arkansas River Valley.  Views from the summit were 360′, with 30 other 14’ers visible from its top and countless … Continue reading

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Longs Peak and Trail Ridge Road

Evening light creates long shadows and dramatic looking slopes in Rocky Mountain National Park, with Longs Peak crowning the high point of Colorado’s Front Range.  RMNP is a special place…

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