For those willing to take a few steps, a trail leads around the lake, opening fresh perspectives with each step and with the ever-changing light.
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Those bells, those bells...!
Not the bells of Notre Dame Cathedral, but the Maroon Bells. Located about 9 miles southwest of Aspen, Colorado, are a pair of peaks called the Maroon Bells. When the light is right (seldom, during my visit) the maroon color is pronounced. Viewed from Maroon Lake, the jumping off point for most visitors, the bell shapes are clear.
Above the end of the lake, two trail systems exist. The left takes you to the inflow,