alpenglow


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alpenglow

[′al·pən‚glō]
(meteorology)
A reappearance of sunset colors on a mountain summit after the original mountain colors have faded into shadow; also, a similar phenomenon preceding the regular coloration at sunrise.
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The festivalOs signature event, the Grand Tasting, features an evening of specialties from local restaurants, including the Keystone Ranch, Ski Tip Lodge, Alpenglow Stube and Bighorn Steakhouse on March 6 at 5:30 p.
Other Purgatory Village projects, some in their second phase, include Engineer Village, Black Bear Townhomes, Alpenglow Townhomes, and Twilight Cabins.
We unloaded the raft in the alpenglow of a dying day.
Ski areas including Hilltop, Alpenglow at Arctic Valley and Hatcher Pass in the Talkeetna Mountains.
Where else but Olympic National Park can you see not only the sherbet-colored alpenglow on Mount Olympus but also the delicate lace of rainforest, and rocky buttresses where rare plants cling to sea-stacks?
Alpenglow Medical, LLC is a Fort Collins-based primary care clinic providing outpatient medical services to adults.
As it gets dark, the alpenglow bathes the mountains in warm pastels and then the stars come out, puncturing the night sky above the warm glow of light spilling from the lodge.
If our timing's right, we even get a hint of alpenglow on the west-facing meadow.
Majestic mountains, scenic rivers and alpenglow skies are just some of the features illustrated in the new packaging," says Lesley Walthew of Deschutes.
A reddish hue reflected off the rugged ledges of the canyon walls, as the evening alpenglow illuminated the mountain scenery.
The ground appeared to be riding faster towards the stands' rail and Darley eased his mount across from his 10 stall to take over from Alpenglow over a furlong out before scoring by two lengths from Mystify.