Posted on December 11, 2011 by Bob Berwyn
Dec. 11 — International Mountains Day
Dawn paints the Tenmile Range as a morning breeze blows mists across Dillon Reservoir.
SUMMIT COUNTY — To mark International Mountains Day, I skimmed the archives and pulled out a few favorite mountain scenes from Colorado and around the world. Learn more about why the UN chose this day to celebrate the mountain environment and mountain culture at this Summit Voice story.
Mountains offer renewal and sanctuary from the travails of everyday life, even if it's just a day hike for some fishing in Chihuahua Lake.
Moonrise over the Continental Divide.
Dylan scrambles up some boulders on Swan Mountain. Mountains promote an active and healthy lifestyle.
Mountains like this peak in Tierra del Fuego stand testament to the incredible forces that continue to shape the surface of the Earth.
The mountains of Antarctica.
Mountains of Albania.
Peace and solitude in the Gore Range of Colorado.
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