The aspen put on their annual display of gold just in time for the Two Mile High Club Aspen Tour weekends. The club in partnership with the Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Co. leads color tours onto mining land that visitors can't usually access. The tours are free but donations collected during the tours are used to care for Cripple Creek's free-roaming donkey herd.
As aerial mulching on about 3,000 acres of national forest in the Waldo Canyon Fire burn area wrapped up, money was coming in to extend the mulching program to private land at Eagle Lake Camps.
Peak color this week in the mountains for Quaking Aspen. Please see more photos on page 10.
As fall showers gifts of nature on Teller County, photographers pop up from everywhere to capture the beauty that seems new every year. No matter what the weather has been over the past year, Teller County’s aspens draw universal gasps of wonder. This photo was taken from Colo. Hwy 67 near Gillett Flat.
A small reservoir brings out the colors of the aspen along Colo. 67 on the way to Cripple Creek.