When driving through Colorado, you'll always see random strange stuff in the mountains, whether it's rocks on the road, steam rising from a not-quite-frozen creek on a super cold day, or a simple scene that defies easy explanation. Such is the case with this weird little scene in the mountains just south of Fairplay.
I first spied this pickup on my way to Monarch in February, as part of a three-day southwest skiing trip. Last week, on the way to Crested Butte for the Telemark Extreme Freeskiing Championships and Al Johnson Uphill/Downhill Race, it was still there, buried in the snow, looking like a forsaken friend left in the snow, which accumulated and partially buried it.
You've just got to wonder what would lead a pickup to stay buried in the snow for over a month, and how it got there in the first place. What stories could it tell?
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
SHOW ME HOW
You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in!
Seeing it, I was strangely reminded of disaster flick "The Day After Tomorrow," which obviously inspired the caption. If you come up with a better one, it will become the title for this blog, so comment away.