Lake Haiyaha towards Hallett Peak and Chaos Canyon, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

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Comments (46)

YOSHIKAWA on January 4, 2012



Beautiful mountain scenery with snow.

Nature's great.

  LIKE!  (From Japan)

Richard Ryer on January 11, 2012

Greetings Yoshikawa, Thanks for the visit and the wonderful comment. Glad you like the high country when winter arrives. Cheers, Rich

Kinh Dinh on April 29, 2012

Very nice landscape ! L. Friendly greeting from Vietnam.D

Richard Ryer on May 6, 2012

Greetings Kinh, Thanks for the visits and the comments. Cheers, Rich

j-ryu on June 13, 2014


Richard Ryer on June 13, 2014

Greetings J-ryu, The trail to this lake gets a great deal of snow. The first 1/4 mile of the trail is a wind packed slope at 45 degrees making it almost impossible for snowshoes. Skis and crampons work fine but the crampons break through the snow crust easily and the snow is more than waist deep. Above that point the trail is very easy except that the avalanche danger is very high as you cross three avalanche paths. Back country travel can be exciting. Cheers, Rich

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