Longs Peak

Posted by B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 20 October 2017 in Landscape & Rural.

Longs Peak, at 14,259' (4346 m), is the highest point of Rocky Mountain National Park and Boulder County, Colorado, U.S. The mountain was named in honor of explorer Stephen Harriman Long and is featured on the Colorado state quarter.

Longs Peak is one of the most prominent mountains in Colorado, rising 9,000 feet (2,700 m) above the western edge of the Great Plains.

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Fine scenery. Thanks also for your explanation. It adds to the picture's attractiveness.

20 Oct 2017 5:16am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique point de vue. )

20 Oct 2017 6:09am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Ah, the pull of distant horizons . .

20 Oct 2017 6:26am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Really a beautiful mountain scape

20 Oct 2017 7:14am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

C'est magnifique !

20 Oct 2017 7:14am

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

Picture perfect! Lovely. Makes me want to be there.

20 Oct 2017 11:40am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


20 Oct 2017 1:31pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Beautifully composed landscape!

20 Oct 2017 4:52pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A splendid shot of the snow covered mountain.

20 Oct 2017 4:56pm


Nikon D5500
1/125 second
ISO 1600
87 mm (35mm equiv.)