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Wanderlust073

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Sunrise over the smaller of the two Twin Crater lakes... Rawah Wilderness, Colorado
I gotta get back up there, really enjoyed that area.
 

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Woke up to this phenomenal sight the other day camped outside of Delta, CO
Looks like you were up on the Uncompahgre looking back at Delta and the W. Elks. I used to MTB up there a lot - lots of neat country with few people. One of the most phenomenal sights I've ever seen was over on the other side of the Plateau , above Nucla, watching the sunrise over the San Juans and the moon set over the La Sals - I didn't know which way to turn, both were so incredible.
 

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Looks like you were up on the Uncompahgre looking back at Delta and the W. Elks. I used to MTB up there a lot - lots of neat country with few people. One of the most phenomenal sights I've ever seen was over on the other side of the Plateau , above Nucla, watching the sunrise over the San Juans and the moon set over the La Sals - I didn't know which way to turn, both were so incredible.
Twas up there! I really like camping up that way. I think the views are so nice and I love how easy it is to get up there from the communities below. I've considered staying further south quite a bit, maybe more direct from Moab to the San Juans than going around Grand Junction.
 

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Sunrise views from Auxier Ridge. Red River Gorge, Kentucky.

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Sunrise? Did you spend the night or climb in the dark?

You might enjoy this book by Glenn Randall, has awesome photos:
Sunrise from the Summit: First Light on Colorado's Fourteeners
 
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Sunrise? Did you spend the night or climb in the dark?

You might enjoy this book by Glenn Randall, has awesome photos:
Sunrise from the Summit: First Light on Colorado's Fourteeners
I spent the night at the boulderfield and climbed in the dark for most of the route.

I will have to look into the book you noted. I think being up on a summit at first light is one of the best things in the world (unless its a windstorm, etc. :rolleyes:)
 

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