Sunday (09-March-2008) — Colorado

Winter in Colorado: Longs Peak Panorama.

While driving back to Boulder from Rocky Mountain National Park on Colorado Highway 7,  I stopped to take some pictures of Longs Peak. Longs Peak at 14,255 feet is one of 54 mountains in Colorado over 14,000 feet. Several of the images were combined to afford a wider panorama including Estes Cone to the right. Estes Cone looks to be almost the same height as Longs Peak, but is only 11,006 feet.

Longs Peak Panorama - Winter in Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D3 and 24 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, f/11, 1/500 sec) (David J. Mathre)
Longs Peak Panorama – Winter in Rocky Mountain National Park. Image taken with a Nikon D3 and 24 mm f/2.8 lens (ISO 200, f/11, 1/500 sec)

Author: David Mathre

I am a scientist by training (Eckerd College, BSc; Caltech, Ph.D.). I worked for 27 years as a Chemist in the Pharmaceutical Industry developing processes to manufacture medicines for human and animal health. I now spend my time as a photographer and world traveler. My interests in photography include the natural world, wildlife, landscapes, skyscapes, and seascapes. I have traveled to over 50 countries over the last 10 years, often on Semester at Sea voyages. While at home in New Jersey, I spend time on a home renovation project and expanding my wildflower garden/meadow.

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