Radiant Aspens Sweep Their Color Across The San Juan Mountains Of Colorado
Canon Canon EOS 5D
The famous Million Dollar Highway (US550)highway runs through this section of the San Juans from Ouray to Silverton and connects a number of old mining sites.Red Mountain Pass is a scenic favorite.
We were camping in the San Juan Mountains above Ouray and enjoying the area's spectacular color when we decided to take a drive up the Million Dollar Highway.Near the summit this scene appeared in our rear view mirror and I found it irresistible. A short time later a huge hail storm swept through the area stripping many of the leaves from the trees.