Thomas Lakes 2015

Due to a really wet May I was hoping to find my favourite wildflower (pink long stemmed avens) in full bloom en route to the Lakes. Interestingly they were in a very early stage and not very pretty but it was intriguing to see them that early. The rest of the wildflowers were stunning! Thomas Lakes is so accessible from Basalt; the trailhead is about a 30 minute drive and although I like to have a high clearance vehicle many people do drive 2WD cars carefully up to the parking area.

Wildflowers on the Thomas Lakes TrailMt Sopris seen on Thomas Lakes TrailThomas Lakes

About Bronwyn

Hi. I moved to the Aspen area from Australia in 1997 and have a daughter born right here in Aspen in 2000. I teach skiing (for the past eighteen seasons) and am a Real Estate Advisor with Engel & Völkers Roaring Fork.. I love to ski, snowboard, horse-ride, raft, and hike with our dog Sheila. This valley offers so much and one day I may also take up golf or fishing!
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