Colorado Landscape Images - Island Lake 5

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This black and white Colorado image was taken in the San Juan mountains.<br />
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Sitting at the base of US Grant Peak, this aquamarine lake is a beautiful sight set in the cirque of this Colorado landscape. Island Lake is found at the top of the Icle Lakes trail that starts about 5 miles outside of Silverton down South Mineral Road. I started my hike up the 2500 vertical feet about 4:45am and after several stops to photograph Colorado wildflower images, found myself 4.5 miles down the trail and gazing at this small lake. The last 1000 feet can be a grunt, but the payoff is worth it - mountains in all directions. And if you start really early, you'll often have this place to yourself for a while.
This black and white Colorado image was taken in the San Juan mountains.

Sitting at the base of US Grant Peak, this aquamarine lake is a beautiful sight set in the cirque of this Colorado landscape. Island Lake is found at the top of the Icle Lakes trail that starts about 5 miles outside of Silverton down South Mineral Road. I started my hike up the 2500 vertical feet about 4:45am and after several stops to photograph Colorado wildflower images, found myself 4.5 miles down the...
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