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Paul Larmer | Feb 18, 2011 10:40 AM

Light to the West

The west side of the Colorado Rockies has its own unique weather patterns. Winter storms that smother the mountains to the east in dense, gray clouds, often break up over the valleys, leaving seams of clear sky that, at sundown, produce spectacular light shows. This shot includes a lower flank of Grand Mesa above Hotchkiss, Colorado.

To view other images of the West, or to post your own, go to our Flickr group.

Paul Larmer, the Executive Director of High Country News, lives outside Paonia, Colorado.

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