A Glimpse of Capitol Peak

In this year's fall tour we headed toward the Maroon Bells Snowmass wilderness area from Telluride. Rain   and we had been in rainy weather the whole day. In the afternoon we ventured down Capitol Creek road. The rain had let up and the sun was peaking through periodically through the…

Elk Crossing

This past weekend I went up to Estes Park to visit some friends and attend some of the festivities at Elk Fest. It's an annual event celebrating Elk rutting season as the elk come down from the mountains and looking for their mates. It's the bull elk's show of testosterone…

Sunrays over the Abyss

I was finishing up taking some images at Summit Lake when the fog broke open just as the sun was about to set behind the mountains.  Ryan and I drove up further on Mt. Evans and found a turnout where we were able to hike a few hundred yards so…

Into the Mist

Today's post is for those here in Colorado mostly.  What I would give for this cool weather now.  It's been in the 100+ degree range most of the weekend and it's supposed to be in the 100's and upper 90's all week.  This combined with all the forest fires is…

Foggy Empire

I had a great view of the Empire State Building from my hotel room on my last visit to New York City.  One evening while I was there the fog rolled in during the evening and the Empire State Building,  illuminated in blue, lit up the fog as it was rolling into…

Into the Canyon

The trip to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison area was mostly to spend time with my Dad. It was really nice to spend some one-on-one time with him.  I probably haven't done a road trip with my Dad since having kids. He is getting on in age and so…