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Photo Essay At Lake Nanita, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

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Lake Nanita is located 10.8 miles from North Inlet Trailhead on the west side of Rocky Mountain National Park. It lies at the head of an isolated valley framed by Ptarmigan Mountain, which rises 12,324 feet, and Andrews Peak, which sits at 12,565 feet.

I hiked up to Lake Nokoni while backpacking on September 3, 2021. This is my photo essay.

Photography for this article provided by Brian Hamilton, who hiked this trail on a weekend backpacking outing on September 3 to 5, 2021.  Skyblue Overland uses SmugMug, a paid image sharing, image hosting service, and online video platform on which users can upload photos and videos. The SmugMug also facilitates the sale of digital and print media for amateur and professional photographers. See Skyblue Overland’s Adventure Photo Galleries from the Best Trails in Colorado at  To see even more photos from my adventure see my North Inlet Trail Gallery.

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