Picture of the Day

Gem Lake

November 8, 2020   ―-  Archive

Macro and Micro Picture of the Day 2020-11-08
License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Here is Gem Lake in the Lumpy Ridge area of Rocky Mountain National Park. This lake is a popular hiking destination in the park. Being on top of Lumpy Ridge, the lake has no inlet. The lake lies at an elevation of about 8,800 ft (2,682 m), and it's about a 1,000 ft (305 m) climb from the Lumpy Ridge Trailhead. This picture was taken on November 6, 2020. Right click for full resolution.

Equipment used: Canon EOS Rebel T5i with a standard zoom lens (EF-S 18-55 mm).

Authors: Richard Hollos and Stefan Hollos