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Category: Rocky Mtn Natl Park

Early summer morn, Longs Peak

Estes Park photographer Erik Stensland posted this beautiful image of Longs Peak on his Facebook page, June 1, 2016. I love how it captures the play of sunlight and clouds.

Longs Peak rescue operation, June 3, 2016

Soldiers rescued after night on Longs Peak

Rocky Mountain National Park made national news yesterday when ten Special Forces soldiers from Fort Carson had to be airlifted off the summit of Longs Peak (14,259 ft.). They were never […]

Trail Ridge Road now open to Rainbow Curve

Rocky Mountain National Park announced yesterday, May 3, that Trail Ridge Road is now open up to Rainbow Curve. It is still closed between Rainbow and the Colorado River Trailhead […]

Taking a break

Another gorgeous photo from Erik Stensland up in Estes Park. He posted this on his Facebook page two days ago, noting that the clouds in recent days had made photography “a […]

Just another Estes elk jam

For residents of Estes Park, Colorado, elk jams — traffic tie-ups caused by elk crossing the road — are routine in fall and winter. Usually it’s a brief delay, tolerated by […]