Bare branches from Gunnison Colorado's castle rock formations. ©Victoria Lise 2018.

The Dance Between Seasons

Snowflakes are swirling gently from a foggy white sky. A sky that feels closer than usual. Living at altitude can often appear as if the world above is within reach, when the fog settles and the clouds drop into the land it becomes a nearly tangible reality. As each flake falls so does the friendly, familiar, peace, and quiet. It’s melodic in its own rite. The air is so frigid it kisses the cheeks, frosts lashes, and undresses the Aspens of their dying leaves. The temperature high is predicted to be a brisk 24º tomorrow, cold is simply winters birthright,…

Golden Aspens beneath The Castles, near Crested Butte, Colorado. Victoria Lise 2017

Autumn at The Castles Gunnison, Colorado

Snow-capped mountains and a vividly colored grove of aspens surround The Castles of Colorado. An ancient, volcanic rock formation near Gunnison, Colorado. Grab your hot apple cider or pumpkin spice latte and enjoy another seasonal special in the high country of colorful Colorado!