The Dragon Tail Couloir above Emerald Lake is a very popular place to winter climb and ski. The upper part of the couloir approaches 60 degrees in steepness. There are spectacular views across the gorge to Hallet Peak. Expert skiers and snowboarders have a memorable ride out. Clouds moving through make it look mystical.
What a magical landscape! You have some excellent shots of mountain scenery.
Greetings VKeith and Snemann, Thanks so much for visiting the Dragon Tail and commenting. It is a great hike into this formation and the snow and clouds give it so many moods. You cant' take a bad shot.
Snemann, my apologies for missing your visit and not commenting. Please forgive me.
Greetings Vratsagirl, Thanks for visiting the Dragon tail Couloir and your wonderful comment. This is a fairly easy hike and one of the beautiful glacial gorges in Rocky Mountain National Park. We were up sledding the day we took this picture and if you look close you can see 3 avalanches that ran, well crawled, around our sledding run below the couloir. When the lake ice is clear of snow you slide from the snow onto the ice and slide half way across the lake. The kids love it.
Spettacolare... Come stai?
Spectacular... How are you?
Greetings Noe, Thanks for visiting and commenting. I am doing very well. Thanks for asking. I am glad you like this photo of the Dragon Tail. It is an easy hike and the weather can paint so many moods on the rocks and snow. Although ominous looking we were up there sledding and having a good time.
Impressive shot.LIKE!!!Best wishes Alexandra & Karl-Heinz
Greetings All, Thanks for the visits and comments. Cheers, Rich
Very good and beautiful composition!
LIKE All the best from Gliwice, Poland, Krystyna.
Greetings Krystyna, Thanks for the visit and the wonderful comments. I am glad you like my mountains. Cheers, Rich
Very beautiful interesting nature....Rocks loks cold, hard, dark ...great image Rich....LIKE
Greetings Elva, Thanks for visiting the Dragon's Tail with me. Such an easy walk into this beautiful location. Even in the middle of winter. Sometimes the strong wind in your face makes you wonder if it is worth it, but of course it is. Cheers, Rich
Spectacular nice photo, beautiful colors!
I like it!
May I wish you nice days, friendly greetings, Imre
Wonderful landscape, good picture. like
greetings from Zygmunt
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