Mount Zirkel Wilderness, Colorado // The Springtime snow is a forest's fingerprint, collecting the fallen pieces of everything living around it, resulting in a completely unique record of that place on the globe.
Near Marble, Colorado
A mountain stream, flush with spring snowmelt, rushes down the tall peaks near Marble, Colorado, like a vein of the forest, delivering unfrozen water to fuel the ecosystems all around it.
(It's got what plants crave.)
near Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Early spring is not the most popular season for mountain photography; often the half-snowy mud makes conditions inopportune for most standard photo spots. But with the creeks swelling with snow-melt and the grasses almost unrealistically green, there is still plenty of beauty to be found.