Trail Ridge Road (II)


Above the 11,500ft (3505.2m) timber line on Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, views opened up rather a lot. There were no trees growing right next to the road to block the views. Apparently there are 11 miles of the 50 or so that are above the timer line. Congested traffic (so much for Rocky Mountain High, huh?) made it seem longer; and up here the turn outs were mostly full. Wendi snagged most of these pictures since I was driving:

Can you spot the lake?

At the end of July, there was still snow on the ground in places:

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