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Morning photo: Weird ice … and more

Some strange stuff along Dillon Reservoir

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The water level in Dillon Reservoir continues to drop beneath the ice, which has led to some weird shoreline formations.

FRISCO — Went for a morning wander on the Dillon side of the reservoir, where I enjoyed some unusual ice formations at the shoreline. It appears that the receding water has literally peeled back a layer of earth and left near-vertical ice ridges extended for hundreds of feet along the shore. It’s beautiful, in a weird sort of way, but does not bode well for the spring, when I think many people will be surprised at how low the water is. Think snow, people.

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Sunlight through the ice.

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Peak One, framed.

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Delicate grass, unbowed by the snow.

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Bending into evening’s shadows.

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Feathery frost on Straight Creek.

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Faceted crystals of snow, transformed by the cold, dry weather.

 

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  1. Very, very cool!

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