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Mountain Reflections in Alpine Lakes

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Jaw-dropping beauty on such a grand scale it’s hard to decide which way to look. Cinematic views so vast they require switching your eyesight to panoramic mode.



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Mills Lake, Glacier Basin, RMNP — 9,240 ft

Lake Isabelle — 10,868 ft. Captured while traversing a glacier in a lightning storm in July — even after seven years of living in Denver, we still find snow in the middle of the summer incredibly novel.

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Mirrored in the waters of Maroon Lake in Aspen, Maroon Bells tower in vertical splendor over the valley reaching 14,156 feet into the heavens.

Piney Lake at Piney River Ranch is the highest lake (9,347 ft) in Colorado accessible by road. (Albeit the one-lane dirt road is more kidney-rattling amusement park ride than road, but still.)

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Mountain reflections in alpine lakes.


Nature’s double-takes.


IMAX-scale views so stunning, they bear repeating.

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