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Rabbit Ears Pass - 7-25-15
Saturday, July 25, 2015      3 comments

I know people think the name "Rabbit Ears Pass" is funny, but there was actually some logic behind the name! Rabbit Ears Peak is visible from miles around - a distinctive landmark identifying the pass. Pat Bean got this closeup: ... Read more
Lake Catamount - 7-24-15
Friday, July 24, 2015      4 comments

The drive down Rabbit Ears Pass is beautiful - the Flat Tops Wilderness Area is on the horizon, the valley stretches out in green rolling hills, and Lake Catamount comes into view from the top of the pass. ... Read more
Burgess Creek - 7-23-15
Thursday, July 23, 2015      4 comments

This is where my DH and 4-year-old grandson spent HOURS together this afternoon! Burgess Creek comes through the base area of the mountain duri... Read more
Rainbows - 7-22-15
Wednesday, July 22, 2015      3 comments

We've had so much rain recently there have been LOTS of opportunities to catch rainbows. Thought I'd share some of the silver linings to our monsoonal afternoons! Lisa Van Horne got a closeup of this bright rainbow's end: ... Read more
Dumont Lake and puppy - 7-21-15
Tuesday, July 21, 2015      4 comments

Phyllis Cron shared some awesome photos of her puppy, Yampa River Dory, at Dumont Lake at the top of Rabbit Ears Pass! Clearly we have a bumper... Read more
Early morning Steamboat - 7-17-15
Friday, July 17, 2015      2 comments

Steamboat Springs shines under a cloudy but star-filled sky, as seen from 10,000 feet of elevation on Buffalo Pass by Austin Colbert. Located a... Read more
Fox Kit - 7-16-15
Thursday, July 16, 2015      2 comments

John F. Russell found this fox kit hiding in some logs in a wooded area west of Steamboat Springs. Seems alert but not scared! ... Read more
Missed the crosswalk - 7-15-15
Wednesday, July 15, 2015      5 comments

Mama Moose had the twins out for a walk but missed using the crosswalk to get across the street! ... Read more
Art in the Park - 7-14-15
Wednesday, July 15, 2015      4 comments

Along with Balloon Rodeo we have an annual Art in the Park. Vendors with a variety of skills come from all over - I never fail to find something inspiring! Tina Weintraub took this photo of some vendor tents across the pond in the park. ... Read more
Balloon Rodeo Day 2 - 7-13-15
Tuesday, July 14, 2015      3 comments

We call this "Balloon Rodeo" because it is actually a competitive event! The balloon pilots take part in a variety of skill tests, from puncturing a suspended weather balloon using a nail on a stick, to dropping rings over bales of hay on the g... Read more
Balloon Rodeo Day 1 - 7-11-15
Saturday, July 11, 2015      8 comments

This weekend is the 34th annual Hot Air Balloon Rodeo in Steamboat Springs! The balloons take off EARLY, but it's fun to walk among them as they fill with air and then take off. ... Read more
Traversing the river - 7-10-15
Friday, July 10, 2015      1 comments

Leonard Auter found these deer carefully traversing the river! ... Read more
Double Rainbow - 7-9-15
Thursday, July 09, 2015      7 comments

We've been having big rainstorms these past few days, resulting in frequent rainbows. Sparky Paessler got a fabulous photo of a double rainbow over the Yampa River, with the ski mountain to the left. ... Read more
Botanic park beauties - 6-8-15
Wednesday, July 08, 2015      4 comments

Jeff Hall found some great shots at the Yampa River Botanic Park - first of water lilies in the pond - and then of a lovely white columbine - ... Read more
Stillwater and Flat Tops - 7-6-15
Monday, July 06, 2015      5 comments

Verleen Tucker enjoyed a bright blue day at Stillwater Reservoir, with the Flat Tops Wilderness Area in the background. This is only 30 miles f... Read more

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