autumn! We’ve had a few cool nights this week (no frost, yet) and it’s been just enough for some of the trees to begin changing into their colorful garb. I headed out late this morning with the temperature in the low 50s, sunshine and a stiff 10 - 15mph wind. I eased through town and as I headed toward the Yakima River I saw the first tint of what was to come.
I continued on, over the river and out Westside Road; the colors contrasted very nicely with the solidity of a rock retaining wall.
As I headed out the South Cle Elum Ridge Road, I was confronted with a myriad of colors around every curve.
The colored leaves offset the imposing mass of my wife's favorite--Mount Peoh.
There are more views down this road but they'll have to wait for another day.
The return ride put a different perspective on the scenes I photographed on the way up.
A pleasant,yet invigorating, autumn ride.