“Alluvial Falls”


Most people who know me are aware that my small town of Lyons, CO, was devastated by the flood of September, 2013.  However, the flood affected so many parts of our state.  The featured photograph above is a now-historic photograph of the “Alluvial Falls” in Rocky Mountain National Park pre-2013 flood.  The post-flood falls have now been completely redesigned and Roaring River basin relocated.  The trails to the falls have been destroyed and are now replaced by boulder fields as viewed below.  I did a rock scramble through the boulder fields recently to see the newly-created falls.  There is no clear path and the scramble is a challenge.  Yet, I was able to photograph (above) the post-2013 flood Alluvial Falls and show the completely new landscape created by the flood. 


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