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Category: Rocky Mtn Natl Park

All of Estes Park ordered to evacuate

Colorado Governor Jared Polis has just announced that Estes Park residents are being asked to evacuate because of all the fires in the area. Not to mention the lousy air […]

Fire closes Rocky Mountain National Park

Late yesterday the East Troublesome fire near Granby, Colo., blew up and raced east at the rate of 100 acres per minute. That’s 100,000 acres since yesterday. Evacuation orders for […]

It’s about the light

Seeking an escape from unrelentingly awful news, I visited Erik Stensland’s “Images of RMNP.” And as usual I was met with dozens of beautiful shots of Rocky Mountain National Park, […]

About Colorado’s Cameron Peak fire

The national media are focused on the California wildfires, and rightly so. They far surpass Colorado’s fires in size and threat to life and property. But here in Colorado, along […]

The sun also rises

Estes Park photographer Erik Stensland probably isn’t thinking about politics when he’s in Colorado’s high country capturing images like this. After all, when you’re in the mountains, they fill your […]

Untitled view from Trail Ridge Road. © Erik Stensland.

Getting away from it all in Colorado

There is peace, quiet, and beauty in Colorado, but these days one has to go to the mountains to find it. This colorful sunset, viewed from Trail Ridge Road in […]