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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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Trail Ridge

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

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Colorful Colorado!

On a beautiful afternoon hike along the Herman Lake Trail the most wonderful wildflowers are in bloom in late July.  I’m sure the scene repeats itself 1000x over in every valley throughout our amazing backcountry here in Colorado.  There were … 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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Between Seasons…

Torreys Peak stands majestically while autumn’s colors hang on into October in view of Colorado’s Continental Divide (Torreys and it’s neighbor Grays Peak are the only two “Fourteeners” to have their summits sit on the continental divide).  Meanwhile, early season snow … Continue reading

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