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Category: Rocky Mtn Natl Park

Yep, it’s just a webcam

… and people wonder why I’m hung up on webcams. This is from the Wild Basin webcam that I just rediscovered recently.

Mt. Meeker and the sleeping Indian

I was certain I’d written about this in the past — the profile of the sleeping Indian visible from Highway 7 near Allenspark, Colo. I was equally certain I’d included […]

Wild Basin webcam is my new favorite

I’ve long said Rocky Mountain National Park is my favorite place in the world. And it’s easy to assume that would mean a lot of time spent in and around […]

Forever chasing webcams

It’s said the only constant in life is change. And that includes webcams. They come and go, fail and reappear. As a result, I have to constantly police my Colorado […]

Never stop learning

There’s always something new to learn in Rocky Mountain National Park. Even the locals know that.    

Let the games begin

It’s a brilliant sunny day, with the high temperature in Denver to be in the 80s, and a three-day holiday weekend lies ahead. I’m delighted to be here at home […]

There’s action on Trail Ridge Road

Trail Ridge Road, which reaches elevations above 12,000 feet as it crosses through Rocky Mountain National Park, traditionally opens on Memorial Day Weekend. But in the mountains Nature always has […]

Respite

This is an untitled photograph from Erik Stensland’s Facebook page. Stensland is a professional photographer based in Estes Park, Colorado, and his photos of Rocky Mountain National Park are favorites […]

Be still and know …

Estes Park photographer Eric Stensland shot this unidentified trail in Rocky Mountain National Park last week. There’s so much more to our national parks than crowded roads and panoramic views. […]

Why they close Trail Ridge Road

I just came across this four-year-old video by Justin Calkins, an Estes Park, Colo., photographer. If you’re a frustrated tourist who didn’t get to drive Trail Ridge Road because it […]

Dawn on Trail Ridge Road

Screenshots from webcams probably don’t count as photography, but I thought this morning’s sunrise as seen from the Alpine Visitor Center (at 11,796 ft. in Rocky Mountain National Park) was especially lovely. We’ve […]