POTW: Elk Bugling in RMNP

A mighty bull elk bugling in RMNP There is always more to the story than what the picture tells of this elk bugling in RMNP. It was a Saturday evening not to terribly long ago when we happened upon this bull elk in a clearing near the south end of the Kawuneeche Valley. The bull … Continue reading POTW: Elk Bugling in RMNP

POTW: The Fall Rut…

Watching over the herd... The fall rut is nearing its peak as a bull elk watches over his harem on the western slopes of Rocky Mountain National Park. Nearby there are two younger bull elk lurking about wanting to compete for the harem however they bide their time on the fringes. Most likely not wanting … Continue reading POTW: The Fall Rut…

POTW: Kayaking in the Fall

Willow Creek Reservoir There is something special about kayaking in the fall, particularly on the Willow Creek Reservoir, flanked with Aspens strewn about its southern shores with their vibrant fall colors on display. This past Saturday we able to get the "Big Mango" out on the water for possibly one of the last high mountain … Continue reading POTW: Kayaking in the Fall

POTW: Fall in Rocky Mountain National Park

A bull moose courting a cow... Though not technically quite fall yet in Rocky Mountain National Park that doesn't mean that love isn't in the air. We were driving in the RMNP last weekend and came upon a bull moose courting a cow, the peak of the moose rut is usually late September to early … Continue reading POTW: Fall in Rocky Mountain National Park