Sarah and I spent a lovely Memorial Day weekend staying at the Bassam Forest Service cabin just down the road from Buena Vista. If you live in Colorado (and probably elsewhere, but I don’t know), Forest Service cabins are a great way to get into the woods for a weekend without all of the fuss and planning involved in tent camping. Bassam Cabin ended up being lovely, and smack dab in the middle of a network of nice 4×4 trails and some of the most lovely scenery I’ve seen in Colorado.
Unfortunately the aspens didn’t have their leaves yet, so I ended up getting a lot of shots of dead-looking trees. Also took some shots for HDR processing which I’m hoping to get to in the next couple days. In my flickr stream there’s also a shot of maybe the biggest aspen I’ve ever seen. Bassam Park (the area where the cabin is) is definitely on my list of places to visit in the fall to catch the aspens turning.