Colorado mountains
From Long-Term Data to Understanding: Toward a Predictive Ecology
2015 LTER ASM Estes Park, CO - August 30 - September 2, 2015

Alpine Acrobatics

Submitted by: kdailey

Westerly winds have recently carried wildfire smoke from other states to the Colorado Front Range, effectively hiding normally visible distant sights such as Pikes Peak. As the summer field season comes to an end, spontaneous alpine headstands seem appropriate. Photo by Kelsey Dailey, 8/26/15, Niwot Ridge (NWT) LTER, Colorado, USA.