Colorado. This imposing ridge is in Rocky Mountain National Park, and the nearly-13,000' peaks in the center surround a dramatic north-facing cirque which contains five distinct small alpine lakes which usually only enjoy about three ice-free months a year. This photo, taken Memorial Day weekend shows that more than half the winter's accumulation of snow is gone, revealing the surface of the lower Heart Lake. To 96" on the long side. Click on this preview image for a full-screen view.