Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Photos from the Pawnee Buttes Trail

These photos I took on two different trips out the Pawnee Buttes in the Pawnee National Grassland while shooting the 1-minute video "Pawnee Buttes – In A Colorado Minute (Week 184)"

Watch the video and read more about the Pawnee Buttes on the website for my weekly video series: MovingPostcard.com.

The Pawnee Buttes
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado
Pawnee Buttes sign
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado
What are those plants called? Can't wait to see what they look like in spring and summer...
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado
Scott and Whiskey on the trail
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado
"We're hoppy, you're happy"
Random can of Ranger India Pale Ale in a skull coozie
Nesting Birds of Prey
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado 
Chalk Bluffs
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado
Pawnee Buttes seen from the Lipps Bluff
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado
Chalk Peak
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado
As Dianne Darr Couts pointed out: these plants look like underwater plants
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado
Grasshopper Shell
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado
Sun is starting to set on the Pawnee Buttes Trail
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado
The Pawnee Buttes Trail seen one way...
The Pawnee Buttes Trail seen the other way.

Getting closer to the West Butte.
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado
  
Looking back across the Pawnee Grassland from the foot of the West Butte… absolute serenity.

West Butte
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado

West Butte up close and personal
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado

Side view of the West Butte
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado

West Butte Face
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado

Is it called algae when it grows out in the dry air? Lichen?
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado

Plants in the front, East Butte in the back.
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado

Almost made it to the larger East Butte before sunset. Almost.
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado


Whiskey running, running, running...
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado

The Pawnee Buttes at dusk
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado

Lipps Chalk Bluff right after sunset
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado


On my way to the Pawnee Buttes with my camera and tripod
Photo by Scott Solary

Shadow self-portrait in the blowing wind on top of Lipps Bluff
Pawnee National Grassland - Colorado

Pawnee Buttes and Lipps Bluff
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The path to the West Butte, Colorado, in black and white
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The road less traveled?
Pawnee Grassland, Colorado
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My angelic soled Fluevog boots after a wonderful hike in the Pawnee National Grassland, Colorado
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Want to see more, watch the video: Pawnee Buttes – In A Colorado Minute (Week 184)