In the meantime it was a beautiful trip, leaves starting to change on the Eastern Slope, less so on the Western Slope. We missed the peak by a week or two. Still pretty spectacular.
Outside of Durango
I heart Mancos. We will get there.
We're having a very odd fall, some days are typical sunny bluebird skies and others not so much. So much rain this year after a super dry August. As a result it's been more difficult to find good fall colors.
Drive up Wolf Creek Pass on the way home.
The Eastern Slope on the way there.
The Collegiate Peaks
Ruby taking in the spectacular San Luis Valley
We stopped for a little hike on the eastern side of Wolf Creek Pass.
San Juanderful. Everybody enjoyed the opportunity to stretch their legs and Ruby was off her head looking for critters in the many boulder fields we hiked through.
And today we have snow.
Not a lot will accumulate, the ground is too warm, but a lot of snow is falling. This likely spells the end of color season in the high country but we should still have some around town as long as too many trees don't lose too many leaves. If only fall wasn't so fleeting.