In photography, the magic hour is approximately an hour around dawn and an hour around sunset, when the rays of the sun are so low that the atmosphere provides extra color. In other words, a time when even a total amateur photog like me can take a pretty picture of pink mountains.
Rocky Mountain National Park. One of my favorite places on earth. This is what I see when I step outside of my tent, if I step outside early enough.
Tell me again why I came home to three digit heat?