What is the Rock Cycle?

At their core the Rocky Mountains are made up of rocks.  The very name of the Rocky Mountains tells you how important rocks are to the area.  If you go for exploring, you will always come across rocks of some kind.

Think of the cliff faces, big boulders, and the many rocks along rivers.  They are everywhere and it seems that rocks are these super solid objects.  But, as difficult as it may be to believe, rocks are actually always changing. Continue reading