Upper Red Pine Lake, too….

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22 responses

  1. It looks like those bigger boulders in the foreground might have rock tripe lichens on them.

    September 26, 2012 at 8:25 am

    • They definitely had something on them…some were black, others orange….

      September 27, 2012 at 6:51 am

  2. Wow, stunning photo. The Rockies are so inspiring as their vastness and grandness make you think in a different way. Thanks for sharing.

    September 26, 2012 at 9:02 am

    • Thank you, Pal Guy…and yes, the mountains do cause you to think in a different way…changes your perspective a bit.

      September 27, 2012 at 6:52 am

  3. Very nice Scott. Looks like maybe a good spot for a bit of scree running.. πŸ˜‰

    September 26, 2012 at 9:21 am

    • Thank you, Chillbrook…I was more comfortable on this scree than others that I’ve mentioned…I could often see the ground beneath the rocks and boulders…didn’t think I was going to get sucked under!

      September 27, 2012 at 6:54 am

  4. Always amazing to stumble onto those hidden pools.

    September 26, 2012 at 10:54 am

    • Yes, it is, CJ…beautiful and unexpected treasures.

      September 27, 2012 at 6:54 am

  5. Great pairing/echoing of the rocks’ texture and the shimmer on the water’s surface — beautiful.

    September 26, 2012 at 1:05 pm

    • Thank you, Rona…there was a nice breeze up there, so I didn’t have to wait too long for that shimmer between shots. πŸ™‚

      September 27, 2012 at 6:55 am

  6. Beautiful scene of your taller mountains…. πŸ˜‰ Can’t help but think about Chillbrook’s scree running, seems like you’d end up in the lake. Could be a good thing if it’s hot enough.

    September 26, 2012 at 2:11 pm

    • Yes, my taller mountains…. πŸ˜‰ And yes, the scree-running sounds compelling…for a moment…and the water was quite chilly.

      September 27, 2012 at 6:56 am

  7. Nut Balls

    I like the perspective the people in the foreground bring to the picture. Those surely are some big rocks πŸ™‚

    September 26, 2012 at 5:22 pm

    • Yes, Nate…huge rocks…and the people do help with the perspective thing…. πŸ™‚

      September 27, 2012 at 6:57 am

  8. Truly magnificent!

    September 27, 2012 at 5:48 am

    • Thank you, Main Street…I appreciate the visit and the comment, letting me know you were here. πŸ™‚

      September 27, 2012 at 6:39 am

  9. this is really the excellent shot.so deep so beautiful, specially the color shades involved in it.

    September 27, 2012 at 12:07 pm

    • Thank you, Soundarya…it was wonderful to be there…so quiet and beautiful. πŸ™‚

      September 30, 2012 at 8:51 pm

  10. Sigh. those pines really stand out nicely. They are very stately.

    September 27, 2012 at 2:40 pm

    • Big sigh from me, too…and I agree, the pines are rather stately, standing out against all of that rock.

      September 28, 2012 at 6:37 am

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