We snowshoed to this point in Rocky Mountain National Park in late January. Gone were the bucolic settings of Summer that attract hordes of tourists, replaced by a harsh environment that tests it’s inhabitants and visitors. The trail up the mountain had been blazed, and other than one mishap that left me waist high in snow on the slope of a cliff the trek was efficiently made. Search and rescue crews were at work nearby […]
Dream Lake is located in the shadow of Long’s Peak (in the distance in this photo) in Rocky Mountain National Park. This lake is a few miles away, and about 2,000 feet above, the visitor parking center but well worth the journey. The mountain water is crystal clear and filled with rainbow trout. I shot this in mid-afternoon in late September on a Nikon D7000.