Reason #85 – Scenic Drives

Clearing Route 130 over the Snowy Range preparing for Memorial Day opening.

Snowy Range Road through Centennial opens tomorrow. Skip I-80 and visit the Upper Platte River Valley via one of the prettiest, most spectacular drives in the world. Love.

Reason #85 – “Urban” Wildlife

Young buck of the Town Deer herd

You don’t have to stalk like a hunter-gatherer to enjoy viewing deer. This little boy, maybe 2 or three years old, is showing off his velvety new rack, still expanding rapidly, soon to branch into points. By the way, I … Read More

Reason #86 – Birds

A pair of Balds

Here are a few pictures I’ve taken of the bird life in our valley. There are dozens if not hundreds of other species.

Reason #90 – Camera Seducing Scenery

Cloud cover on the Snowies

Scenes from my photo collection. (Proof that you don’t have to be an expert photographer or use color filters to capture unforgettable vistas, compliments of this valley.)

Reason #100 – Elk Mountain

Sunset over Elk Mountain

Elk Mountain Elk Mountain is a northernmost of the Medicine Bow Mountains. It is 7 miles (11 km) southwest of the town of Elk Mountain, Wyoming and roughly 38 miles (61 km) from Rawlins, Wyoming. The mountain is the area’s most visible … Read More