Working our way up the ridges towards the sky in Great Sand Dunes National Park. Being in a landscape of essentially two elements felt oddly strange and yet serene. Simple yet complex. On first glance simple but with each probe further the simplicity and patterns repeat. Sky and Sand then sand and wind and so it goes. November, 2015.
Although the White Crowned Sparrows have long migrated south and the green grass has turned to gold it’s fun to look back at remember them singing away and look forward to their return next spring.
The squirrels in the forest we sure making a racket this day and for good reason as this Pine Marten was on the prowl.
Even at 6′ tall and weighing over 1,000 lbs this American Bison: Bison bison keeps an eye on us as we hike through their terrain in the morning light.