Wildflower Madness August 4-5, 2011

Another look at the variety of flowers

Middle Ground

Another look at the variety of flowers
Photo © copyright by Stan Rose.

Cumulus tower over the ridge top of Shrine Mountain

Shrine Ridge

Cumulus tower over the ridge top of Shrine Mountain
Photo © copyright by Stan Rose.

Mount of the Holy Cross beyond a sea of wildflowers.

Holy Fields

Mount of the Holy Cross beyond a sea of wildflowers.
Photo © copyright by Stan Rose.

A peaceful sunset approaches Shrine Ridge.

Evening on Shrine Ridge

A peaceful sunset approaches Shrine Ridge.
Photo © copyright by Stan Rose.

The massive devestation of the pine beetle can be seen for miles without end, millions of acres of decimated forest.

Beetle Mania

The massive devestation of the pine beetle can be seen for miles without end,
millions of acres of decimated forest.
Photo © copyright by Stan Rose.

Pre-sunrise scene from Ute Pass, looking towards the Gore Range.

August on Ute Pass

Pre-sunrise scene from Ute Pass, looking towards the Gore Range.
Photo © copyright by Stan Rose.

Alpenglow hits the Gore range as seen from Ute Pass.

Gore Alpenglow

Alpenglow hits the Gore range as seen from Ute Pass.
Photo © copyright by Stan Rose.

First light on the Gore range, from Ute Pass

Ute Morning II

First light on the Gore range, from Ute Pass
Photo © copyright by Stan Rose.

Gore Range from Ute Pass, exploding with August blooms.

Spectacle of Ute Pass

Gore Range from Ute Pass, exploding with August blooms.
Photo © copyright by Stan Rose.