Seen from the air, sunlight parts the clouds and illuminates a snowy peak in the stark and rugged San Juan Mountains. Shafts of silver, not sunlight, lured miners into Colorado's wilderness where now rugged trails form the Alpine Loop, a Bureau of Land Management back country byway with more than a glimmer of mountain splendor.
- MELISSA FARLOW
- Image Size
- 6000x4055 / 13.7MB
- Contained in galleries
- The Big Open_Public Lands_National Geographic magazine and book 8/2001