Friday, October 9, 2020

Autumn Color in Southwestern Colorado

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Beautiful views of colorful aspen and oaks covering the mountainsides and valleys of southwestern Colorado. Locations listed below. The images were captured during my trip of September 30th through October 3rd, 2019, in the San Juan, Gunnison, and Rio Grande National Forests of Colorado.

Timeline and locations:
0:00 Intro; Minnie Gulch - FS-24, off FS-2, east of Silverton
0:29 Bristol Head & North Clear Creek - CO-149 and FS-510
1:40 North Clear Creek Falls - FS-510 off CO-149
2:32 Weminuche Overlook - CO-149, the Silver Thread Scenic Byway
3:05 Lake San Cristobal - Cinnamon Pass Rd (30) south of Lake City
3:15 Cinnamon Pass Road - County Rd 30
3:35 South Mineral Creek - FS-585 west of Silverton
5:16 Ragged Mountain - near west end of Kebler Pass Road, County Rd 12 west of Crested Butte
5:30 Marcellina Mountain - Kebler Pass Road
6:03 Lost Lake - FS-706 off Kebler Pass Road
6:13 Beckwith Mountain - Kebler Pass Road
6:34 Ruby Mountain - Kebler Pass Road
6:54 Snodgrass Mountain - FS-317 north of Crested Butte
6:59 Sawatch Range - FS-472 north of Taylor Park
7:13 Spring Creek Reservoir - FS-744 north of Almont

Additional information on all areas is available on my Backroads Travel Blog for this trip.

The easiest way to find any specific posts is either to use the Blog Map Page, in the header above, or the index of Topics and Locations in the right-hand column of each post.

Aerial video was taken using a DJI Mavic 2 Pro.
Editing assistance by Acme Enterprises.