Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Colorado - Pikes Peak

Not the tallest mountain in Colorado, but the tallest one with a cog wheel train that goes to the tippity top!
It was a pretty neat experience. Luckily, there wasn't any fires raging so we had a pretty clear view, and could really see for miles!
From the train we could see:

   Then with our feet on solid ground, 14,115 feet up :


 Yep, Katherine Lee Bates wrote "America the Beautiful" (at least part of it anyway) while travling up Pikes Peak.

   See that farthest mountain range, that's the California mountains. Wow!
   Don't you just love the sunlight filtering through the clouds? Just a vast expanse . . .

   This one I editied, what do you think?


  1. I love the mountains!

    Your last photo (the edited one) is quite nice ;-)

  2. Holy cow! Thats gorgeous. i wanna visit there!

  3. Wow, your photography is gourgeous!


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