Box Canyon Blog: Above the Fray on a beautiful fall day

WASHINGTON — Fall came mid-September this year, early by a couple weeks. But aspen and oak brush colors have been in a brilliant and beautiful holding pattern. I wish I could say the same for the forecast, as today is the first of 10 to 12 days of rain, then snow, followed by more rain and dismal grey clouds that tend to suffocate needy outdoor types. Could be the time has come to bail Goldie out of jail.

Hard to believe it’s been a month since we hiked from Woods Lake to Navajo Lake at the base of 14ers, El Diente and Wilson Mountain. That trek reminded us that Wilson Mesa is heavily populated with aspen, and we vowed to return for a peek at their leaves.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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