Just a few miles east of Boulder, looking west toward the Front Range, with Haystack Mountain in front
On 36 to Estes Park
Exposed jagged rock is typical of the canyons of the Front Range
My new vintage touring steed
In Estes Park
Long's Peak, the local 14er
Smoke from a controlled burn
The photographer admitted that he rarely uses a camera
"Alpine Tundra" region
Trail Ridge winds through the Alpine Tundra region
Approaching the peak (12,020')
Milner Pass, home of the Continental Divide
The Divide is well below the summit of Trail Ridge Rd.
My bike likes to be in pictures.
I'm midway through the western slope descent, so I'm in my cold gear.
A few of the many elk that I saw and heard
Note the red trees -- dead from the beetle infestation
Tired from a day of touring
Top of the main climb on the trip home
Golden from Lookout Mountain Rd.
Coors factory in Golden. I had thoughts of the Left Hand (a micro-brewery in Longmont, near Boulder, named for Left Hand Canyon I presume) Milk Stout waiting for me at home.