Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve fascinate me. I’ve visited the dunes several times and each time, the largest sand dunes in North America against a backdrop of snow-capped mountains take my breath away. With the shifting sand, it’s an ever changing landscape. On my most recent trip, as I was heading toward the … Continue reading
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Hike to Icy Zapata Falls
This is a story that began about two million years ago when alpine glaciers covered the mountains peaks and valley floors of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains like an icy blanket. The ridge that is home to Zapata Falls is a huge pile of rocks deposited thousands of years ago by a glacier. Water flowing … Continue reading
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