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alan stǝnback photography  Travel, landscape & wildlife photography, featured on @RockyNPS @Coloradotography @ViewColorado and more. Beer connoisseur @gimmethreepints. Prints👇🏻

Not that I have to travel too far to get here, todays late #TravelTuesday is from a stormy evening at the historic Union Pacific Railroad depot in downtown Cheyenne. We'll be passing through here once again this weekend on the way to see the upcoming eclipse in the line of totality

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This friendly fella came by while we relaxed mid hike on the First Flatiron. I think he enjoyed our company 🤠

Aliens not allowed

Boundary marker, Holy Cross Wilderness

Another amazing alpine lake hike. Pictured here is Timberline Lake in the Holy Cross Wilderness near Leadville. Elevation 10,855 ft

Moonrise over Denver tonight #moonrise #waxinggibbous

Its a wrap, another year of IRONMAN Boulder in the books! I'm fortunate to experience these races regularly so close to home. Always a beyond inspiring experience. Really like this shot from my quick review of them all so far

Enjoyed the sunset on Bierstadt Lake. Longs Peak covered in rust colored hues like I had never seen before, as we waited for dark

Giants of the Night -  I wanted to shoot from this location for quite some time. Logistics, weather and opportunity finally aligned, and although there were storms earlier in the day, I remained hopeful they would clear by dusk. I hiked to Bierstadt Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park from our campsite roughly two miles away, arriving early to grab a perfectly situated spot by a few inviting rocks to wait for the nights spectacle - and wait I did. Passing time taking interesting shots of the reflections on the lake, and learning a bit more about my secondary Panasonic mirrorless camera.

Despite the new moon, the sky was well illuminated and clouds lingered well into the evening. Fortunately they began to clear just as evening turned to night and the Milky Way’s galactic center appeared over the mighty Longs Peak. Its hard to imagine anything could make Longs look so small. It was truly awesome capturing the ever present giant of the Front Range under the our vast galaxy, despite the pitch black hike back to camp.

Howard Mountain, pictured here under a beam of light penetrating afternoon storm clouds, stands at an elevation 12,810 ft. Part of the gnarly Never Summer range on the west side of Rocky Mountain National Park, it separates the park to the east with the Never Summer Wilderness to the west

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