Fall Color


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Jul 16

New Mexico—Ghost Ranch 4

Photograph of a Mesa, cottonwood trees and redrock cliffs at Ghost Ranch near Albiquí, New MexicoA closer view of one of the mesas near Ghost Ranch.


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Mar 16

New Mexico—Sandia Crest 2

Photograph of steep ridges and Aspen Fall color seen from the Sandia Crest in New MexicoSandra Crest is 10,678 feet in elevation (3,255 m). Sections of Aspen trees were beginning to show Fall color.


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Jan 14

New Mexico–Aspen Vista Trail 2

Photograph of aspen trees on the Aspen Vista Trail near Santa Fe, New MexicoThe Aspen Vista Trail begins at about 10,000 ft in elevation and rises to 12,000 ft. I didn’t hike the whole trail, but what I did was spectacular. This is looking up the hill from the side of the trail.


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Jan 14

New Mexico–Aspen Vista Trail

Photograph of aspen trees on the Aspen Vista Trail near Santa Fe, New MexicoThis is the beginning of the Aspen Vista Trail which is about 13 miles from Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is a beautiful hike with spectacular and panoramic views of the aspen forests. Round trip to Tesuque Peak is 12 miles.

 


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Nov 10

Aspen Leaves and Snow

Photograph of  yellow aspen trees and snow near Hope Valley, CaliforniaThis is one of my favorite shots. I very much like the blending of the two seasons. It was taken near Hope Valley, California, after the first snow of the season in October 2006.


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Nov 10

Fall into Winter

This fresh snow was the first of the year in Hope Valley, south of Lake Tahoe on Highway 88 in California. The aspen continue to glow as Fall gives way to Winter.


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Nov 10

Aspen and Granite Wall

The yellow of the aspen is reflected in the water of June Lake. October, 2006.


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Nov 10

Brilliant Color at June Lake

Photograph of  yellow and orange aspen trees along June Lake in Mono County, CaliforniaThe June Lake Loop is about 12 miles south of Lee Vining on Highway 395 in California. June Lake, Grant Lake, Silver Lake and Gull Lake are part  of the loop. These aspen were along the shore of June Lake.


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Oct 10

Lundy Canyon Aspen

Photograph of  yellow aspen trees in Lundy Canyon in Mono County, CaliforniaA maze of Aspen tree trunks in Lundy Canyon.


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Oct 10

Lundy Lake

Photograph of  yellow aspen trees in Lundy Canyon in Mono County, CaliforniaLundy Lake is in Lundy Canyon, seven miles north of Lee Vining on Highway 395 in eastern California. It is the site of an old gold mining town, Lundy. The canyon is spectacular in October as the aspen change color.