18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Golden Cliffs Majesty

High above the town of Ridgeway, in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado, the Cinnamon Cliffs tower over the valley. Each fall, the aspens growing up the cliff base turn a golden yellow. At sunset the color of the cliffs and the aspens are accentuated to a splendid gold vista.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © David Snyder