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Archive for September, 2016

Golden ridge

A forest service road then a precarious deer trail provides inconvenient access to a ribbon of aspen spanning across a ridge along a Colorado mountainside near Fraser.

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Mountain road

This time of year you’ll probably find yourself all alone on ski resort trails; a good place to enjoy the colors of a bubbling brook or yellowing aspen. As beautiful as it is the tight rings on a felled Douglas fir show how challenging it can be to survive at 9000 feet. copyright Gene Kallighercopyright Gene Kallighercopyright Gene Kallighercopyright Gene Kalligher