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This is one of my favorite places to photograph Colorado wildflowers.<br />
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It is a slog to reach this point. In early summer, you have to navigate a marshy, swampy area where a creek runs through the forest. After that comes a 1000 climb up a steep boulder field. Finally, after 2 and a half miles, you reach the rolling ridge of the Continental Divide.<br />
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After a lot of sweating, when the sunflowers are blooming, it is all worth it. These Colorado icons, called "Old Man of the Mountain," are usually the first to bloom after the mountain snows recede. This Colorado image was taken at about 12,000 feet on a perfect July morning.
This is one of my favorite places to photograph Colorado wildflowers.

It is a slog to reach this point. In early summer, you have to navigate a marshy, swampy area where a creek runs through the forest. After that comes a 1000 climb up a steep boulder field. Finally, after 2 and a half miles, you reach the rolling ridge of the Continental Divide.

After a lot of sweating, when the sunflowers are blooming, it is all worth it. These Colorado icons, called "Old...
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