Synopses & Reviews
This large-format high-quality photography book depicts the beauty of the Rocky Mountain landscape from New Mexico to the Yukon.
This large-format high-quality photography book depicts the beauty of the Rocky Mountain landscape from New Mexico to the Yukon. Scenic photographs maximize the detail and tonality range. Dramatic landscape photographs depict Rocky Mountain vistas reflected in alpine lakes and backcountry rivers. There are also accent photographs of the wildlife found in these alpine regions.
The text presents an overview of the topography of the Rockies and the natural history of the mountain environment, including the three major regions: The Southern Rockies (New Mexico, Colorado) highlighting Rocky Mountain National Park, Great Sand Dunes National Monument, Snowmass Wilderness, San Juan Range and Sangre de Cristo RangeThe Central Rockies (Wyoming, Montana, Idaho) highlighting Grand Teton, Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks, Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Medicine Bow RangeThe Northern Rockies (Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon) highlighting Waterton Lakes, Banff, Jasper, Revelstoke and Yoho National Parks, the Columbia River Valley and Kananaskis Park.