Captured in Ice

I found this small rock captured in ice in the middle of Lake Helene in Rocky Mountain National Park. I can only imagine that the rock was thrown to its resting place by a visitor as the water was still in the midst of freezing. This was 30′ from the shore line so there would…

Icicle Creek

Sometimes the memory of a place can stick with you even though you can’t ever physically return because you don’t know exactly where you were… This photo imparts that kind of memory. I call it Icicle Creek for obvious reasons, but it is actually on an unknown tributary of Ouzel Creek in the Wild Basin…

Frozen Ripple

Winter in Colorado means skiing and snowshoeing in beautiful winter-wonderland type environments, like Dream Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park. It always amazes me how water is able to be frozen in unique ways. In this photo, the wind shapes the water of Dream LakeĀ into rigid, rippled pieces of frozen terrain, allowing my wife and…

Frozen Flow

It is amazing how water can seemingly freeze in mid-motion. This is a look at Rocky Mountain National Park’sĀ Dream Lake in the midst of winter’s grasp.