Camping at North Sterling Reservoir State Park

Spent Memorial Day weekend camping at North Sterling State Park in the NE corner of Colorado. I would highly recommend staying at this campground too. Beautiful surroundings, clean and well kept campground without all the riff-raff and noise found at Jackson Lake State Park.

We got an extra surprise Saturday night with the highly unexpected appearance of the Aurora Borealis to boot! Very faint, but check the bottom two images. Notice the movement of the lighter, cloud-like waves.

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Northern Lights!

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Northern Lights!


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Sunrise at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal

I was feeling the urge to get outside today, so I made a quick sunrise trip to our Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. And it turned out to be just what I needed. The back/north 8-mile loop had just opened and lucky for me, the bison were grazing in their north pen, so the ONLY way to see them in good light was to drive the loop. The bison shots below were captured during the last quarter mile of that loop, but no way to get to them without traveling the 7.75 miles around.




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A Quick Trip to Mt. Evans

I took a quick trip up to 14,000ft Mt. Evans the other day, to get away from everything and the heat. It was so nice to just pull off onto a dirt turnout, turn off the truck and sit out on a rock. I had my new camera and new lens setup with me, and it was surprising how many marmots and picas came out to sun bathe while I just sat there.

Enjoy these photos…


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