Fremont Pass

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Jewels on December 16, 2007

You certainly have been busy with the camera. The snow is lovely...contrast of the trees in front and the distant mountains and their shadows..great wintry shot.

Richard Ryer on December 16, 2007

Greetings YBMW, Thanks for visiting the new snow and your wonderful comments. Without the snow on the ground we are looking across a tailing pile from the Climax Molybdenum Mine a little higher on the pass. The snow helps cover the scar. This scene might be looking at the Holy Cross Ridge, Whitney Peak and Mount of the Holy Cross (hard to tell from the maps) off to the West. The scenery is beautiful on Fremont Pass with the new snow. I am glad you found a picture you liked.

Cheers,

Rich

©junebug on December 16, 2007

A clear blue sky, white mountains and plains - that looks like a perfect weekend you must have enjoyed! All your newest postings are great, Rich, and I like this one especially! Cheers, Anne

Richard Ryer on December 16, 2007

Greetings Anne, Thank you for visiting Fremont Pass and picking one of the new posts as a favorite. Thank you for your wonderful comments. We had a new snow storm come through the mountains Thursday and Friday and I was lucky for it cleared out for Saturday. Brilliant clear blue skies, bright sunshine and fresh, white snows. It was a treat for a short ski in Mayflower Gulch and a photo expedition to Independence Pass which is closed for winter. I had a wonderful time looking at mother nature's handiwork. Thanks again for dropping by.

Cheers,

Rich

© Sonny☼ on December 16, 2007

How lovely! The distant mountains look like Sleeping Beauty! Cheers, Sonny

Richard Ryer on December 16, 2007

Greetings Sonny, Thanks for visiting and your wonderful interpretation. It is a famous range to the West but I like your version better, and I will wait for the handsome prince to wake her, perhaps next spring you think?

Cheers,

Rich

© Sonny☼ on December 16, 2007

Well, Prince Warming will come out all of a sudden and melt away some essential parts I'm afraid!LOL But to keep up the romantic note: ..and so she will change every year like she has done for centuries and therefore the curious Prince has to come back every spring to see what she will look like ;-) (The Sonny version of the origin of the seasons) Well, before you consider me completely nuts I got to look for my pillow since it's almost two and a half in the morning! Have a nice day, see you soon, Sonny

Richard Ryer on December 16, 2007

Pleasant dreams Sonny!

a2000 on January 2, 2008

The snow looks so soft! (I've never seen snow in my life) and the mountains in the background look very powerful. Thanks for sharing, and I wish a happy new year for you and your family!

Richard Ryer on January 8, 2008

Greetings Andres, Thanks for visiting Fremont Pass. The beautiful snow in the foreground is actually covering a tailing pond from the Climax Molybdenum Mine at the top of the pass. To get this important additive to steel they mined and leveled a beautiful 12,000 foot mountain. It is really something to see. But winter makes it so much nicer to look at. Thanks again for visiting.

Cheers,

Rich

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