One of the first wave clouds of the autumn makes for a brilliant sunrise over the Meadow Creek wetlands in Frisco, Colorado.
FRISCO — Although October is only two-thirds over, we’ve already managed to compile a decent set of pictures for the calendar poll. It’s a month of transition, with autumn leaves giving way to bare branches, frost and even snow. Please vote in the poll. The winning photo will be the October image in the 2013 Summit Voice calendar.
Autumn rain brightens the earthy colors of aspen leaves along the Ptarmigan Peak trail.
A red-shafted flicker stands out against the shadows of cottonwoods and aspens in Frisco, Colorado.
Wild October skies over the Tenmile Range in Frisco, Colorado.
An October storm clears over the Gore Range.
One of Summit County’s resident bald eagles finds a vantage point along the shore of Dillon Reservoir.
First light hits the high peaks of the Gore Range after a dusting of snow.
A gray jay in a characteristic perch on a lodgepole pine.
One of the first frosts of autumn tinges wild strawberry leaves near Straight Creek, in Dillon, Colorado.
Dusk over Dillon Reservoir.
Skim ice starts to form on the Meadow Creek wetlands on a chilly mid-October morning in Frisco, Colorado.
A wave cloud makes a stunning sunset backdrop for Gray and Torreys peaks, two fourteeners along the Continental Divide in Summit County, Colorado.
Wave clouds light the sky on fire near Meadow Creek in Frisco, Colorado.
In his final two seasons as a do-it-all option in Kansas State's offense, quarterback Collin Klein carried the ball 524 times. After not getting drafted, consider the NFL's conventional wisdom a shot to the sternum every bit as hard as any he took in college. Klein isn't giving up his NFL dream yet, though.
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