Tag Archives: Colorado

Mysterious Beauty

I found this little beauty along the path around Bear Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.   The uneven change in fall color caught my eye. Standing about 10-12″ tall, I have no idea what it is.   … Continue reading

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Wild Basin – RMNP

The southeastern part of Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado is called Wild Basin. I had never been to this area until my brother took me there a few weeks ago.  Less than half a mile from the Wild Basin … Continue reading

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Bull Elk

I found this beautiful bull elk tending his harem near Estes Park.  It was early morning, about an hour after sunrise.  The temperature was low 40’s, cold enough to see his breath when he bugled. His harem of approximately two … Continue reading

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Cliff Palace

Cliff Palace is the largest cliff dwelling in North America.  The floor is 100′ below the cliff’s rim above.  The circular tower on the right is over four stories tall.  To get a better sense of the scale, there are … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing

I’ve never tried fly fishing, looks like too much work.  I’m not much of a fisherman anyway; I fish with an empty hook and a six-pack. Since everything in Rocky Mountain National Park is “catch and release” anyway, you might … Continue reading

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Mountain Climbers

Why do men climb mountains?  “Because they’re there,” is what I’ve always heard.  As stupid as it sounds, that’s exactly why a party of six mentally stable males decided to climb the mountain in the picture above.  I was joined by my … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Rocks

I just returned from a trip to Estes Park, Colorado.  Rocky Mountain National Park is one of my favorite places in the world, and I’m happy to report that the National Park Service have put some of their rocks to good … Continue reading

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