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Moonrise over the San Luis Valley, Colorado

Moonrise over the San Luis Valley, dark sky, dimly lit Sangre de Cristo MOuntins, moon in sky at left, scrub brush in front of mountains.
Moonrise over the San Luis Valley (Michael Liebhaber, Oil on canvas, 40×30 in., 2022)

On a cool evening, the feeling of a moonrise over the Sangre de Cristo mountains. Looking East from near Alamosa, Colorado. Three 14,300+ foot (4359 m) peaks are visible towards the right: Ellingwood, Blanca (Sisnaajini), and Little Bear.

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14ers near Alamosa, CO

14ers near Alamosa
14ers near Alamosa, Michael Liebhaber, Oil on birch panel, 40×30 inches, 2022

Three fourteen thousand foot (4268 meter) peaks, east of Alamosa, Colorado. Viewed in the summer time. The peaks, from left to right, are Ellingwood Point, Blanca Peak (Sisnaajini in Diné), and Little Bear Peak