A park ranger stops traffic while Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep cross Fall River Road in Rocky Mountain National Park. There are four herds of bighorns […]
Category: Rocky Mountain National Park
Dream Lake is one of Rocky Mountain National Park’s most visited alpine lakes. It can be reached after a mile hike (about 400 ft of […]
Spring at Chaos Canyon
With snowfall totals being above average for the winter, four feet of the stuff still covers the ground in mid May in the vicinity of […]
Longs Peak from Bear Lake
Longs Peak (14,259ft / 4,346m) towers over frozen Bear Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park after a May snowstorm. If you happen across a Colorado […]
Stormy Sunset at Mills Lake
The hike from the Glacier Gorge trailhead to Mills Lake is relatively short. (Actually, I’m convinced that it is shorter than the “official” distance, which […]
Taken while sitting on a rocky outcrop in Rocky Mountain National Park’s Mills Lake during a summer storm. Drops can be seen hitting the water […]
Glacier Gorge Sunset
This view looks south to Longs Peak, the Keyboard of the Winds, and Pagoda Mountain from the shores of Mills Lake in Rocky Mountain National […]
Loch Vale Winter Campsite
This is a photo of my winter tent next to Loch Vale in Rocky Mountain National Park. I took it during a snowshoe backpacking trip […]
Autumn at Bear Lake
Taken from the north side of Bear Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park, this photo shows Longs Peak at sunset through the colors of the […]
Longs Peak from Rock Cut
The view of Longs Peak from Rock Cut, near the top of Trail Ridge Road, at sunset in late summer.
Winter at Dream Lake
This is one of my favorite sunrise locations in Rocky Mountain National Park. It’s a short hike or snowshoe from the Bear Lake parking lot.
Northern Red Shafted Flicker
Waking up early and driving to Rocky Mountain National Park on a cold and rainy International Migratory Bird Day, we started a tour of the […]
Lake Haiyaha, Frozen Landscape
Lake Haiyaha is located near Bear Lake, the most popular area for hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park. I usually avoid this area during the […]
Overlooking the Foothills
Looking out at the plains while hiking up to Lake Haiyaha. Bear Lake and Nymph Lake can be seen below.
Hallett Peak in Winter
The view of Hallett Peak from Dream Lake in winter.
Hallett Peak in Nymph Lake
Hallett Peak (12,713 ft) reflected in Nymph Lake in late summer.