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Lost Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park
Trail to Judd Falls, West Elk Mountains, Crested Butte
Herman Gulch, Arapaho National Forest, Summit County
Aspen Forest Dunkley Pass, Routt National Forest
Loveland Lakes, Loveland Pass, Summit County
High Creek Fen, South Park, Park County.
Horseshoe Cirque, Mosquito Range, Park County
East Lost Park, Lost Creek Wilderness, Park County
Staunton State Park, Park and Jefferson Counties
Subalpine Meadow, West Elk Mountains, Gunnison County
This photo was taken by Tom Lebsack from below Fletcher Mountain (13,908') near the end of the McCullough Gulch Trail. McCullough Gulch Trail is a 6.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located south of Breckenridge that features wildflowers, a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from June until October.
Ophir Pass is located in the San Juan Mountains standing at 11,789 feet. It’s reached from the town of Ophir, about 13 miles south of Telluride, or from the east in Silverton. The town and the pass bear the name of a biblical mine which brought gold to King Solomon. It was originally a toll road opened in 1881, but was replaced by the railroad which went over nearby Lizard Pass. Photo by Carol McGowan
The Maroon Bells was one of the first wilderness areas designated in the original Wilderness Act of 1964. Encompassing 181,117 acres, the Maroon Bells Snowmass Wilderness area spans parts of the White River and Gunnison National Forest. It has 38 named mountains, six of which are "fourteeners".
East Lost Park lies south of Bailey in Park and Jefferson Counties. It is situated in the Lost Creek Wilderness Area, encompassing 16,798 acres and was designated a wilderness area in 1966. The stream, Lost Creek disappears underground and reappears on the surface at least nine times. Photo by Mo Ewing
Butler Gulch is an alpine area accessed from Butler Gulch Trail off Jones Pass, near Empire in the Arapaho National Forest. It is in Clear Creek county. Photo by Mo Ewing
Lost Lake is located is located off Laramie River Road in the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest in Larimer County. Photo by Laurie Paulik.
Trail to Judd Falls, Gothic, Colorado, West Elk Mountains, Gunnison County. Gothic was once home to a thriving silver mine that operated from 1879 to 1896. The town once had almost 1,000 residents but was mostly abandoned leaving 200 buildings. in 1928 after being declared a ghost town the land was purchased by Dr. John Johnson and converted into the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, which specializes in botanical and ecological research to this day.
Herman Gulch (11,987') is located north of Bakerville, CO in the Arapaho National Forest. The Herman Gulch trail is very popular and is best avoided on the weekends. The trial is part of the Continental Divide Trail. Photo by Mo Ewing
An aspen forest, near Chapman Reservoir, Dunckly Pass, Routt National Forest, Routt County. There is a nice campground on the reservoir. Photo by Mo Ewing.
Loveland Lakes are located at the top of Loveland Pass (11,990') off Route 6 in Summit County. There is a loop trail which goes around two of the lakes and is about 0.8 miles long. This is a wonderful place to view alpine wildflowers. Photo by Mo Ewing