Trip Reports: Red Mountain, San Juans, Colorado - September 2008

Today I drove up Red Mountain Pass (above Ouray, Colorado) to check out the golden aspens, and then ended up hiking up Red Mountain #3 to watch the sunset from up top.

Aspens, Red Mountain Pass, Ironton, Colorado, photo

Ironton Aspen Panorama

Golden aspens flank the mountainsides along Red Mountain Pass above Ironton and Ouray. This is a stitched panorama from 4 photos. Photo © copyright by Jack Brauer.

Silverton Mountain, autumn, Colorado, photo

Autumn Light on Silverton Mountain

Evening light illuminates Silverton Mountain. On the far left side of the photo you can see the ski lift that cuts through the trees. Only a few more months until we'll be skiing and snowboarding down this mountain! Photo © copyright by Jack Brauer.

Red Mountain, San Juan Mountains, Colorado, photo

Red Mountain Spotlight

Red Mountain #2 is illuminated by late afternoon sunlight shining through the clouds, as seen from the summit of Red #3. Photo © copyright by Jack Brauer.

panorama, Red Mountain, San Juan Mountains, Colorado, photo

Red Mountain Panorama

Panoramic vista from the summit of Red Mountain #3. This is a stitched panorama from 5 photos. Photo © copyright by Jack Brauer.

Red Mountain, San Juan Mountains, Colorado, photo

Red Mountain Dusk

Soft evening light illuminates the Red Mountains. Photo © copyright by Jack Brauer.

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