Tag Archives: Fall colors

Blue Mesa and Kebler-Ohio Passes

Blue Mesa is a large reservoir past Gunnison on the way to Montrose. I hadn’t really thought of it as a water-skiing alternative to our local Ruedi (30 minutes from Basalt) or the staple Lake Powell (5 hours from Basalt) … Continue reading

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Castle Creek in the fall

Our backyard is so beautiful. We had thought about driving back to Crested Butte to see the changes in this week of cooler weather but then two friends of mine were heading up Castle Creek road so I jumped in … Continue reading

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Fall day trip to Crested Butte

The way from Basalt to CB via Hwy 133 to Kebler Pass is so stunning in the fall. It is about 2 hours drive from Basalt if one doesn’t stop for photos….. this time it took me about almost 3 … Continue reading

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Finally Fall!

Fall arrived seemingly overnight and brought an early snow to our valley. We went for a drive from Aspen over Independence Pass through the beautiful town of Twin Lakes to Leadville. On the way we passed the trailhead for La … Continue reading

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Fall colors on the Snowmass Lake Trail

After last weeks adventure to Carter Lake we were ready for a relaxing hike to enjoy the spectacular fall aspens. What better choice than Snowmass¬†Lake trail? This trailhead is only 30 minutes from Basalt and depending which way you take … Continue reading

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Carter Lake

After reading a local newspaper column about a nearby lake that I had never heard of before we decided to try to find it. This had the added benefit of driving up past Ruedi¬†Reservoir which has to be some of … Continue reading

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