Every winter for the last 22 years, a group of Telluridians has built an igloo on Lizardhead, sharing meals and memories there before watching it melt in the spring. Last Wednesday, the Forest Service ordered the group to destroy the igloo.

About the Author

Alec Jacobson

Alec Jacobson has worked as a photographer around the world and was recently selected as a National Geographic Young Explorer. Before moving to Telluride, he was the Editor in Chief of ArtsRiot.com, building the site from a blog into an online culture magazine. He graduated from Amherst College in 2012, where he studied Anthropology, French and Arabic.