20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Independence Pass

Independence Pass was carved out of the land by glaciers and the erosive action of the Roaring Fork River over thousands of years. It is the site of the first road in the Roaring Fork Valley, which was pioneered over Hunter Pass, the original name of Independence Pass, in 1881.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Twin Lakes, Colorado, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D90
Copyright: © Victoria Najafi