Médano Creek flows around the base of the Great Sand Dunes. Médano Creek’s flow is determined by the snowpack at the crest of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, as well as by the amount of snow that falls in Médano Creek’s entire drainage basin, including the foothills. N. Reid Neureiter took the photograph at sunset in spring 2010. Neureiter is Senior Counsel with Husch Blackwell, LLP in Denver. His practice focuses on all aspects of high-stakes commercial litigation and trials. Photography, including photographing his children’s sporting events, is a consuming passion.

April 2012 Issue || Cover Photo Gallery