• Photo of golden aspen with Hallet Peak in the background. NPS Photo by J. Frank

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Wind-whipped Snow

a photo of wind-whipped snow
Oblique winter light and wind-whipped snow in Rocky Mountain National Park provide interesting photo opportunities.
Photos courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Did You Know?

a photo of folks throwing snowballs in front of the snow-covered Alpine Visitor Center

The coldest temperature inside the Alpine Visitor Center during the winter is rarely below 20 degrees. The snow insulates the building when it is closed for the winter.