Blustery Winter

For many in the United States today is a blustery winter day, so I thought this was an appropriate photo. Here in Colorado it has been a fairly mild winter so far. The ski resorts have snow, but the base isn’t what it normally is. I for one hope the cold weather sticks around and that…

Frosty Notchtop Mountain

Snowshoeing is one of my favorite winter activities. I love the solitude and clean look of a landscape covered in white. It is amazing how noisy crowded summer trails turn into a calm, frozen, and secluded oasis in the winter. In this image is a frosty Notchtop Mountain, a very well-known mountain located in Rocky…

A Frozen Dream

I took this image while standing literally on the frozen Dream Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park. I love this area regardless of the season, but there is something magical about winter. Snow skiing and snowshoeing are two of my favorite past times. I love to speed down ski slopes and I long for how…

Mt. Crumpit

Anyone whose childhood Christmas included watching the reclusive Grinch steal Christmas from the Whos down in Whoville and race to the top of a mountain know what I am referencing with my title—Mount Crumpit. That curly white cloud is very reminiscent of the top of Mount Crumpit from the pivotal change of heart scene in the classic childhood tale. In reality,…

Abstract Nature

Nature has a way of effortlessly creating amazing works of art. I obviously framed this photo, but nature did all the work. This is a closeup look at Rocky Mountain National Park’s Dream Lake in the midst of winter’s grasp. The bubbles trapped in the ice, the deep cracks, and the way the new snow settles…