Join Steamboat Springs photographer Jim Steinberg and naturalist Susan Tweit on a journey through many remote and less-traveled parts of Colorado. From the Eastern Plains to the remote Talamantes Valley in Northwest Colorado, this book looks at places that many people have never seen. With 148 beautiful, full color images, maps, driving directions and a lyric text, this is a book that every Coloradoan should own. According to Dean Singleton, publisher of The Denver Post, Colorados hidden beauty is also its most magnificent splendor. These roads less traveled portray a collective view of the real Colorado. The name Colorado brings to mind images of the Rocky Mountains, but the state has many other faces, from forbidding deserts to oceans of prairie to wide-open parks, Colorado Less Traveled journeys through the lesser known and less crowded, but no less awesome and beautiful parts of Colorado. This book is for the explorer inn each off us who wants to get away from it all, whether literally or simply through these pages.Photographer Jim Steinbergs tendency to take the roads others didnt has led to some of his finest photography and inspired this book, a celebration of Colorados other landscapes. From Prairie grasses to foothills canyons, from snow-dusted peaks to painted badlands and desert rivers, these images reveal Colorado in its entirety, a state of captivating in its moods, landscapes, and diversity of life, both wild and human.Susan j. Tweits lyric essays give voice to Jims evocative photographs, telling the stories of the rocks, lichens, wildflowers, wildlife and people who inhabit these landscapes. Raised by naturalists and educated in science, she weaves history, ecology and geology to bring Colorado to life. Her words and Jims photos together evoke a world we want to know.Open these pages and prepare to be dazzled by Colorado not often see or appreciated. Journey with us to less-traveled landscapes that will enlarge and enrich your view of this breathtaking state.