Where: Senior editor Natasha Gardner snapped a picture of the personal water pocket her tent area at Molas Lake. Near Silverton, this is one of the highest campgrounds in Colorado. Read more about her camping adventures here.
Where: Senior editor Natasha Gardner captured views like this one in the open air car on the Narrow Gauge Railroad from Durango, but she was so covered in soot upon her arrival in Silverton that she wanted to jump in a stream.
Where: This Instagram shot, by associate editor Daliah Singer, needed no filter to capture a colorful view of Steamboat Mountain from next to the gondola.
Where: Not bad for a backyard view, eh? Too bad it was only temporary when senior editor Natasha Gardner pitched a tent in a campground near Marble, Colorado.
Where: Senior editor Natasha Gardner is a sucker for ruins. If a hike promises views of a rusted-out piece of mining equipment, she'll hit the trail to see it. She's got a reputation, too, for taking copious photos of old homesteads, like this one. It is a habit we fully support.
Where: If you ever tire of the Front Range's scenery—we know, that's probably not possible—head west to Dinosaur National Monument for a landscape that's vastly different, as seen in this picture taken by senior editor Natasha Gardner.
Where: Food editor Amanda M. Faison took this photograph of a structure still standing at the Amache Japanese internment camp, where 7,000 people were imprisoned during World War II outside of Granada, Colorado.
Where: The Rocky Mountain Columbine, the State Flower, has become a symbol of the beauty and resilience of Colorado. Features editor Lindsey B. Koehler captured this flower along a mountain trail during a summer hike.