Rocky Mountain National Park is astonishing! All of this may be enough to make one pack up and move west.

Top: In winter months, visitors employ snowshoes, sleds and skis to explore the park.  (NPS photo by Ann Schonlau)

Middle Left: Longs Peak is the only “fourteener” in Rocky Mountain National Park, which is hiker slang for a mountain topping 14,000 feet.  (NPS Photo/CH)

Middle Right: For many visitors, winter is when the park is in peak condition, with fewer other visitors and plenty of terrain to explore.  (NPS photo by John Marino)

Bottom: The park boasts a variety of terrains including forests, lakes and tundra.  (NPS Photo/CH)

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