The Great Sand Dunes

This is not how I normally picture Colorado:

20110823 071953 The Great Sand Dunes

The dunes sit at the edge of the Rockies, and are held in place by two opposing wind currents. They’re a third of a kilometer tall and can shift by as much as ten feet per day. Climbing to the top (where this picture was shot) was a good hike, running down was a blast. Some people had sleds.


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