A Dallas Divide Sunrise – Fall Foliage

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A Dallas Divide Sunrise San Juan Mountains, Colorado Dallas Divide Sunrise – The Dallas Divide is a high mountain pass along CO Route 62 with unsurpassed views of the Sneffels Range in the San Juan Mountains. It’s another one of those locations that is seen time and time again throughout various photography publications and is constantly praised […]

The San Juan Skyway & the Million Dollar Highway

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The San Juan Skyway & the Million Dollar Highway San Juan Mountains, Colorado The San Juan Skyway traverses the heart of the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado forming a 232 mile (373 km) loop designated as an All-American Road, a National Forest Scenic Byway, a Colorado Scenic & Historical Byway, and a route that […]

San Juan Skyway Fall Colors

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The San Juan Skyway Fall Colors San Juan Mountains, Colorado Having no solid evidence to back this up, I can confidently say that photographs of the San Juan Skyway fall colors are some of the most iconic and coveted images throughout the photography world. People who see pictures immediately add it to their bucket lists and photographers flock […]

Backpacking Blue Lakes

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Backpacking Blue Lakes, Colorado The forecast was 10% chance of rain all weekend, but with the way this summer has been, we should have known better; It was naturally pouring when we woke up at the Blue Lakes trailhead outside of Ridgeway [Colorado] one Friday morning. We kept repeating to ourselves, “10%. It’ll burn off…” Instead, it only […]

The San Juan Mountains: Last Dollar Road

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Last Dollar Road The San Juan Mountains, Colorado We had no idea Last Dollar Road was going to be a jeep trail. It was an easy, but an offroad trail nonetheless that took much more time than we expected. When leaving Telluride on 145 to head back to Ridgeway along the standard, paved route, I saw a right-hand […]

Bridal Veil Falls – Telluride

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Bridal Veil Falls Telluride, Colorado Bridel Veil Falls – We followed Ophir Road down Howard Fork, through the town of Ophir, and popped out on to Route 145 to head back north. It was the first time I had seen Telluride in the summertime and driving to the end of town, we saw the dirt […]

Ophir Pass

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Ophir Pass The San Juan Mountains, Colorado I had poured over a topo map and picked out Ophir Pass to shoot sunrise. As we headed back South on 550 towards Silverton in the dark, I was just hoping it was an easy trail. It was still pitch-black out as we topped out at nearly 12,000 feet. I set […]

More than a Million Dollar Highway

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More than a Million Dollar Highway The San Juan Mountains, Colorado The Million Dollar Highway (Route 550) that connects Ouray, Silverton and Durango in the San Juan Mountains in Southwest Colorado. The highway was originally built in 1883 as a simple toll way between Ouray and the now abandoned town of Ironton before eventually being […]

 
 
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