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The Balanced Rock, Garden of the Gods

By Janetdinah
Balanced Rock is a huge feature in the Garden of the Gods, high above Colorado Springs. It is part of the Pikes Peak Massif and is red sand stone. The narrow pedestal has supported the 700 ton weight for thousands of years.

Tags: Rocky mountains Landscape and travel Balanced rock Pikes peak Colorado springs Garden of the Gods geological Formations

Voters: SauliusR, mogobiker, ddolfelin and 12 more

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ddolfelin Plus
9 103 3 Wales
21 Jun 2017 5:44AM
Ooooh! Let's hope it stays up there a little longer.
Another fine and interesting shot, Janet.
Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2017 11:54AM
A fine balancing act Janet, and superbly captured.
Peter GrinGrin
Irishkate Plus
11 45 121 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2017 1:22PM
Amazing vision Janet - I've seen a few like this but not this big!
Kate Grin
Bantu 8 7 1 India
21 Jun 2017 1:56PM
;Lovely focus and capture.

21 Jun 2017 11:31PM
Lovely shot, Janet. Ellen
22 Jun 2017 7:39PM
Hope nobody is silly enough to climb it, might not end well. Amazing Janet
cheers walt
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2017 2:37PM
Impressive balance...
Isabel GrinGrin

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