Most images I see of the Sneffels subange in southwest Colorado's San Juan Mountains are autumn scenes. For good reason, I guess, as the autumn scenery is definitely world class. However, if you enjoy a bit more solitude, late spring is a wonderful time to shoot this range as well. Many of the meadows in the lower elevations become chock full of lupine, the light angles are better, and you seemingly have the place to yourself. What's not to like! I was fortunate when I shot this scene that a number of late season snowstorms kept the peaks somewhat snow covered to add a bit of icing to the cake.

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