Saturday Nat, Corrina, & I took a scenic drive up Guanella Pass to view the aspens changing to their vibrant fall color; yellow!
It was amazing to see the stark yellow popping out from the dark evergreens. Truly a day spent in awe of mother nature and her luring spectacle named fall.
Even though it was raining we couldn't help but get out of the car a frolic around in the aspen forest.
Caught a raindrop on this one:
At the top, roughly 12,000 feet high..where the rain turned to snow:
On the way back down the rain cleared and we stopped off and found this little treasure:
I asked my on-staff geologist, Nat, why the rocks appeared to be white. His answer,"mineral deposits" My response, "oh cool!" The rocks had a variety of colors/minerals deposited on them:
A few details for the soul:
And of course we can forget a couple for the starving artists: