Penitente Canyon

Detail, Penitente Canyon

Detail, Penitente Canyon

Detail, Penitente Canyon

I have been exploring Penitente Canyon in Colorado for nearly two decades, including as a government employee, mountain biker, rock climber, and photographer. Its red walls, iridescent in the early morning light, have always called to my eye with a romantic tone, and one early July morning, I found that color and light too much to resist.

Advertisements