Crested Butte, Seasons, and Stuff

My friend, and uber talented landscape/lifestyle photographer, Kelly Cavillo (@kellycavillo) and I recently planned a little trip in the hopes of catching the last of the Aspens before the short Colorado fall came to an end....

We succeeded.

 What happens in Colorado when you whip down a random dirt road.

What happens in Colorado when you whip down a random dirt road.

 The rare tri-moose-ta

The rare tri-moose-ta

 View through the trees at our campsite for the night.

View through the trees at our campsite for the night.

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After a solid sunset sesh with some insane pinks across the sky, we headed back to our site and scarfed down some michelin star ramen courtesy (courtesy of a roadside gas station). As any good night in the mountains is spent, we knocked back some whiskey while enjoying the warmth of a campfire till we decided some sleep might be nice before a sunrise wake up.

 Unreal colors at sunset.

Unreal colors at sunset.

 Kelly doing what it takes to get the shot.

Kelly doing what it takes to get the shot.

After a solid sunrise and some much needed coffee, we took off for some off-road fun where we unexpectedly made some four-legged friends, ran into a snowstorm, and found a waterfall.

 Lost Lake just outside of Crested Butte, CO

Lost Lake just outside of Crested Butte, CO

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 This little fluffer apparently enjoys posing for the camera

This little fluffer apparently enjoys posing for the camera

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 Yet another four-legged friend, albeit much less furry

Yet another four-legged friend, albeit much less furry

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 Emerald Lake, it got more emeraldy once the sun came out

Emerald Lake, it got more emeraldy once the sun came out

 And then it started snowing

And then it started snowing

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All in all, yet another reminder of what makes Colorado so damn great.

Adam Gardner