May 19, 2012 Photos
Today was a typical Colorado spring day. It was warm in the Arkansas River Valley,
but very mild -- and at times chilly -- up in the mountains. On this page are four photos and three videos
from my wandering on Chaffee County Road 306, which connects the town of
Buena Vista, Colorado and
As you can see, there are still areas with snow, but sadly, it is melting.
I hiked in the forest and reveled in the wonderful patches of snow that still remain.
Two weeks earlier was the last time we received significant
A beautiful mountain photo that includes Gladstone Ridge, a 13er.
A dark and gloomy sky over the Three Apostles at Cottonwood Pass.
More clouds and moisture. Snow melting in the higher elevations.
And stunning snow-covered mountains like the one above. Yes ... this is springtime in the Rockies at her best! :)
Photos and commentary by Steve Garufi in Buena Vista, Colorado.
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