Detail of an aspen leaf beginning its fall color change.
Mixed fall foliage near Sandia Crest.
Ellis Trail, in the Sandias, passes through a lovely canopy of golden aspens.
Brooding storm clouds gather over a mountainside of aspens in their fall splendor, high in the Sandias.
Osha leaves start turning in the high elevations of New Mexico long before anything else even begins to consider that fall might be on its way. (Osha is pronounced o-SHAW, with the emphasis on the second syllable.)