This timelapse is called Pagosa // A Timelapse of The Colorado Wildfires, and was created by Matt Johnson @ on Vimeo. It is 00:04:15 long. The last time we checked (on March 31st, 2015), it had around 42,000 plays on Vimeo


Colorado is currently experiencing some of the largest wildfires in the state’s history. In June, I visited the Bruce Spruce Ranch a little ways outside of Pagosa Springs and watched as the Windy Pass, West Fork, and Papoose wildfires burned thousands of acres of forest. I have never seen such a powerful event up close like this before, it was truly humbling.

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Music by Salomon Lighthelm at The Music Bed //!/In-The-Sullen-Silence-5326/

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The Durango Herald //

The Pagosa Springs Journal //

Picture Correct //

American Alpine Institute //

Mother Jones //

Grist //

WTKR News //

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