Fun Friday: Got Milk?

Today’s “Fun Friday” post is a sequence of shots I made of a Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus) ewe and her month-old “kid”, as they foraged along an overlook on the Mount Evans Highway in Colorado, back in July. While foraging, the kid decided it was time for milk, so he walked over to mom and […]

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If the Shoe Fits …

Anyone who has witnessed the sure-footedness of the Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus), seems to be in awe at how these magnificent creatures can maneuver the near-vertical slopes. Being able to get up close and personal to a lot of goats on my recent visit to Mount Evans, I made sure I captured some images that […]

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Early Morning Goats … Into the Sun

One of the first mornings of camping at Echo Lake, I headed up the highway to Mount Evans at just around sunrise (I wanted to go up earlier, but I also wanted some light before hitting the narrow and winding areas!). Upon making a stop at Summit Lake, I had my first encounter with the […]

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“Fun Friday: Between a Rock and a Hard Place”

Today’s “Fun Friday” post is a preview of upcoming blog posts. After I left Maroon Bells (Colorado), I traveled to Echo Lake campground, located at the base of Mount Evans. I camped here for 4 nights and made numerous trips up the Mount Evans Highway. I was able to experience and photograph many different mammals, […]

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Mountain Climbing, Anyone?

One of the surprises Adam and I found along the Crater Lake Trail was totally unexpected. As we hiked the trail, we had just come across an area where several pikas were scurrying among the loose rocks (“A ‘Life’ Mammal … On Top of the Mountain”). We decided it would be best to find a […]

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LeConte Bay 2011, Conclusion

In this final post of LeConte Bay and Glacier, let me show another wildlife species we saw there, the Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus). As we cruised down the bay and headed towards the glacier, we noticed a female mountain goat with a rare sight … two kids!     A female with 2 kids is […]

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