Grand Mesa National Forest

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A perfect fall day for a drive up the Mesa!

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The amount of aspen around Powderhorn Ski area was breathtaking.

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Quaking aspen in a light breeze, shimmery golden in the sun – actually quite a bit of orange on the leaves as well which was a bit unusual.

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This is real – just an amazing blue sky!

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A hike up Crag Crest to enjoy the view with our picnic lunch -notice a bit of snow on the trail….winter is coming.

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Amazing views were worth the three miles or so to the summit.

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Clouds were forming only over the peaks but added some interest to our views.

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It was great to hike amongst the colors, the views and the sunshine. A great day!

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