We woke up Sunday morning to a slight chill in the air and it was nice and not too cold. We started our drive over Independence Pass early to avoid most of the traffic. Independence pass has sections that are one lane for cars going both directions and can be sketchy.
We stopped along the way to see the views and some hiking.
Weller Lake was a nice short trail with a beautiful river, lush forrest and a stunning alpine lake.
We brought lunch with us and had a picnic along the river.
We drove into Aspen to find coffee and playgrounds.
Aspen was chill and much more laid back than when we visited on July 4th weekend.
I didn’t get many photos from our drive but I enjoyed the views a lot.
We drove back to our campsite and enjoyed the mountain air.
We went to Mountain High Pies to have our favorite Crocodile Pizza.
This might be our last visit to Leadville until next summer as the snow is already settling in.