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Boulder Falls

Driving up Boulder Canyon, the cars in front of me abruptly come to a stop.  After eight years living in Nederland, I’m used to slow traffic in summer.  Seems like everybody wants to get out of the heat and head to the mountains.  But this time is different.  The cars…

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‘Tis the Season

As I drive up Boulder Canyon, dust envelops my car.  Except this dust is not of the brown variety, but rather green.  Clouds of green swirl around me, creating a murky haze that makes it difficult to even see the steep granite walls above me.  It is the season of…

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The Rosy Tree

As I make my way up from North Boulder Creek, I come to a trail junction.  I could head up the old mining road, but decide instead to go left up a steep slope.  I want to see my favorite tree. The Rosy Tree Both its size and color help…

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The Fraser Valley

As we descend down Berthoud Pass, the expanse of the valley starts to come into view.  Driving further north towards Fraser and Granby heading towards Grand Lake, the views open and the skies become enormous.  Spending time in the Fraser Valley reminds me of Colorado’s version of “Big Sky Country.”…

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