[Categories: Photography, Photography 101 Forever] [Right-click on photos may allow you to open in a new tab or window.] [Photos this week are hosted on another WordPress site.] This Bud's For YOU!! The challenge this week is led by Leya. Creativity can be anything you want it to be. (Creative, eh?) Who is not more creative, … Continue reading Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #42 – Creativity
[Categories: Travel, Photography, Photography 101 Forever] [Most photos here are hosted on OneDrive or CloudUp.] [Visit the gallery at bottom to zoom and play on individual shots.] Stepping out for a short walk last evening I stumbled upon this sunset. These photos most represent what I actually saw. It is no wonder the Indians … Continue reading Sunset, Spirits, Tatanka stirs the clouds?
[Categories: Travel, Photography, Photography 101 Forever] [Most photos here are hosted on OneDrive or CloudUp.] [Click and zoom, click click, rinse, repeat.] Our hiking group did a single track trail hike near Denver, Colorado this week. The numerous rattlesnake warning signs concerned me, but I'm glad to say I didn't see any. I did see … Continue reading Take A Hike. The End Of Autumn (nearly).
[Categories: Travel, Photography, Photography 101 Forever] [Most photos here are hosted on OneDrive or CloudUp.] [Click and zoom a lot, rinse, repeat.] ...and raise you a red tree, or two or three. (You know who you are.) I'll be the first to admit that Rocky Mountain autumns don't hold a candle to the riot … Continue reading I’ll See Your Yellow Aspens…
[Categories: Photography, Travel Photography, Photography 101 Forever] [Photos are grouped in galleries which will provide 'Exif' info for those interested. Click on any photo to enlarge and view group in a slide show. Photo info is in lower right corner, as is 'View full size'. View full and zoom again for extra detail. Click X … Continue reading Breckenridge Snow Sculptures January 2014 (TWISTED!)
[Categories: Marijuana. Colorado. Conservative thought.] The people of Colorado approved Amendment 64 to the state constitution in Nov. 2012, allowing personal use and commercial sale/regulation of marijuana. (Wikipedia.) Legal consumption and sale went into effect 1 January 2014. According to Wikipedia (previous link) 55.32% (1,383,139) voted for the amendment, 44.68% (1,116,894) voted against, a difference of 10.64%. … Continue reading Colorado marijuana. The people have spoken.
[CATEGORIES: Skiing, Travel.] Wed. 5 Nov. 2013 was my first day skiing this season. Ski area of choice, and season pass: Copper Mountain, Colorado. It is very early in the ski season but the snow was decent. Copper is very good at making and grooming man-made snow but that kind of snow can be very … Continue reading First Ski Day Winter 2013-2014.
[CATEGORIES: Photography, Travel Photography.] Indian Summer? What's up with that? First we had Summit County Early Autumn, then Mid-Late Autumn, Farewell to Autumn, and Autumn is Gone. Didn't I mention we often get pleasant weather during the 1st week or two in October? Sorry about that. Not so pleasant late last week, but beautiful blue … Continue reading Summit County INDIAN SUMMER
[CATEGORIES: Photography, Travel Photography.] Photography 101 Forever, of course. If you have hung in there for my Summit County Autumn series, THANK YOU! I will give you a break after this post. In the future I'll try to post better photos, should I take any, and less of my poorer photos (I have plenty of … Continue reading Summit County FAREWELL TO AUTUMN, parting shotz
[CATEGORIES: Photography, Travel Photography.] [Click on pictures to enlarge. Click on enlargement to get realllllly big. Find your way back to this page somehow. 🙂 ]Yes it is barely a week since I posted about early autumn in Colorado but things change fast here. My guess is a decent Colorado autumn averages about 2 weeks, though … Continue reading Summit County Mid-Late Autumn – Photography 101 forever
[CATEGORIES: Photography, Recreation, Travel.] Contrary to published reports, not all of Colorado is under water this mid-September 2013. It does seem like the state has either been on fire or flooded all summer. We just do that so people don't think it is too nice here. These pictures were taken between 9 and 12 September, … Continue reading Summit County September
[CATEGORY: Photography] Sunset is calling. Calling from my iPhone that is. All photos and videos shown here taken with my iPhone5. (P.S. Posting with Blogsy from an iPad2 is a pain.) "This world is on fi-yer" (Thank you Alicia.) (Kudos to the first person that gets the reference.) The sky wasn't blazing quite as much … Continue reading Sunset calling
[POW: Ski culture vernacular for powder snow. This isn't about gun control.] It SHOULD have been a powder day. There was a brief but fierce blizzard in Summit County Monday 4Mar2013 with 2 major pile-ups on I-70 near Silverthorne. Views from the condo Monday afternoon post-blizzard and Tuesday morning were beautiful: (On my Macbook I … Continue reading FRESH POW, Powder Skiing, Copper Mountain Colorado, 05Mar2013, Part DEUX
[POW: Ski culture vernacular for powder snow. This isn't about gun control.] It SHOULD have been a powder day. Snowfalls have been better recently: There was a brief but fierce blizzard in Summit County yesterday (Mon. 4Mar2013) with 2 major pile-ups on I-70 just a couple of miles from here, one with 25 cars and … Continue reading FRESH POW, Powder Skiing, Copper Mountain Colorado, 05Mar2013
(Click on a photo to enlarge in a separate window, use your browser Back button or function to return to this page.) Breckenridge Snow Sculptures, January 2012 (Seems like we always view the sculptures on a sunny day!) Breckenridge Snow Sculptures, January 2011
Yet another video from the motley village fool, an old man and his camera. I digress and I'm not too self-deprecating either. Skiing continues, snow or no snow. The runs at Copper Mountain that are open are well-covered with man-made snow. I skied yesterday post-Thanksgiving and it was quiet. I think this week and next … Continue reading Copper Mt., Colorado. Skiing and Snow Update 27 November 2012.
If it wasn't for snowmaking there wouldn't be any skiing at all yet this 2012-2013 ski season. But there is snowmaking. A friend gave me a free pass to Arapahoe Basin Ski Area and I used it on 31 October, Halloween Day. It was my earliest start in a very very long time. (Click on … Continue reading Early Season Skiing, Arapahoe Basin and Copper Mountain, Summit County Colorado
It's the end of autumn in Summit County, Colorado. Here is a belated entry to the Where's My Backpack non-sweepstakes. Winter is coming and soon there will be snow in them thar' hills. (Click on photos to enlarge and use your browser back button to return to this page.) I have sent the SX200 off … Continue reading Travel Theme: Foliage
Hiked mid-day today, 2 Oct. 2012. The fun never stops. Enjoying that autumn weather while it lasts. It won't be long. This trail is above Silverthorne in the north part of the county, east of Highway 9 affording incredible views to the west. [Click to enlarge each picture individually. (Zooming while enlarged can be interesting.) … Continue reading Views from Angler Mt. Trail, Summit County Colorado
It has been a drop-dead gorgeous, bee-yoo-ti-ful, autumn this year. Summit County includes the towns or resorts of Silverthorne, Dillon, Keystone, Frisco, Breckenridge, and Copper Mountain. There's a lot of hiking, biking, boating, et al in the summer. Winter there is skiing at Breck, Keystone, Copper, A-Basin, Loveland to the east, and Vail/Beaver Creek to … Continue reading Autumn 2012 in Summit County, Colorado