Saturday August 1, 2009 - Vol. VIII Issue 8

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Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

The Trail Ridge Road is the highest elevation paved highway in any U.S. National Park climbing to an elevation of 12183 feet. The following photos were taken by John Nordin on 22 June 2009 (except the elk in fog photo which was taken in July):

View of Trail Ridge Road, west side of park

Views along Trail Ridge Road

View along Trail Ridge Road

More views along Trail Ridge Road
Weather changes quickly with dense fog rolling in. These elk were photographed from the car along Trail Ridge Road at 12100 feet.

At lower elevations, elk peacefully rest under summer-like conditions.
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