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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 #3, Life in the Sand

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

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Mum’s the Word!

Normally I would assume pictures of flowers should incorporate color.  For some reason, perhaps the soft directional light or the texture of the subject, the black and white format lent itself to an interesting image.

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A Walk in the Woods

I love the senses that are awakened by a good walk in the woods, and fall is the an assault for sight and sound – the smell of the leaves in autumn, the sound of the wind through the trees, the feel of warm sunlight and cool breezes, and the blaze of color and explosion of contrast. New snow and gold aspen are a great combination for all these things… Continue reading

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The Old Man in the Mountain

It takes a little imagination – much like seeing shapes in clouds – but I see a face in the rock, looking up and to the left, keeping an eye on the weather or watching over his rocky home with a vigilant eye…a sentinel somehow forever frozen in rock. Continue reading

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Lone Eagle Peak

Lone Eagle Peak is prominent from Mirror Lake, situated in the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area. The area can get crowded with campers, even though it’s about 9 miles up the trail from Lake Granby. Perhaps it has to do with the breathtaking scenery? Continue reading

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The Glowing Spider

A view of the Spider and alpenglow as it sets upon the mountain and gives the clouds above a warm color. Long Lake is the perfect place to camp in the Piney River valley and a great place to relax after a good hike. Continue reading

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