Fall Colors in the San Juan’s | Sunday

Sunday, September 28, 2008

On Sunday morning we got up early and headed back through Silverton and up Cement Creek Road to Gladstone. From there, we headed up into Prospect Gulch.

Headed up Red Mountain #3 from Prospect Gulch
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View down into Prospect Gulch
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Red Mountain #3
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Next we headed back to Gladstone and took a trail that looped around Cement Creek Gulch and met back up with Hurricane Pass.

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Hurricane Pass on Brown Mountain
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Lake Como and Poughkeepsie Gulch
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Once we reached Lake Como, we headed over California Pass and made our way to Animas Forks

Fresh snow on Hurricane Peak
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California Gulch
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Building at the Frisco Mine
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Duncan residence in Animas Forks
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Animas Forks
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From Animas Forks we headed up the North Fork Cutoff to Mineral Creek and took that to US 550, where we turned right and headed back home 🙂

View down onto Mineral Point
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Aspens changing along Mineral Creek
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It was a great weekend….now to prepare myself for nine days in Moab starting next weekend 🙂


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