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There are some amazing colours in ski resorts in USA & Canada as the leaves turn & snow falls. PlanetSKI is in Sun Valley, USA. UPDATED

 

It's that time of year.

The leaves are turning an amazing array of colours and the first snow comes down.

PlanetSKI is seeing the magic of autumn in the USA as the season turns.

Sun Valley resort in Idaho is holding on to a picturesque dusting of snow.

"I was here in the resort last winter and then again during the summer and I can say that it is just as beautiful in the autumn," said PlanetSKI's senior reporter, Katie Bamber.

"A few weeks back there was a decent snowfall, but Autumn decided to return for another go. And some display it was," Katie added.

Bald Mountain ski hill behind the Sun Valley golf courseBald Mountain ski runs behind the Sun Valley golf course

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hemingway Memorial - Hemingway Memorial - "Best of all her loved the fall..."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

October time in Sun ValleyOctober time in Sun Valley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baldie from Ketchum, Sun VallleyBaldie from Ketchum, Sun Vallley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here's how Canada looks...

Highway 93 in Alberta to be precise - better know as The Icefields Parkway.

Autumn in AlbertaAutumn in Alberta

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It connects the ski resorts of Jasper/Marmot Basin and Banff/Lake Louise and is a road we have driven several times in the winter.

It is perhaps the most spectacular of winter roads.

But back to autumn.

And this is what it looks like in Jasper at the moment.

Jasper, CanadaJasper, Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out the video below from Aspen in Colorado:

The seasons are changing and is producing some spectacular images across the Pond.

Here we have a rolling blog of some of the best images...

Beaver Creek - 4 OctoberBeaver Creek, Colorado USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BreckenridgeBreckenridge, Colorado USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USAJackson Hole, Wyoming, USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vail, Colorado, USAVail, Colorado, USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aspen, Colorado, USAAspen, Colorado, USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And it's looking good north of the border in Canada.

Here's one from PlanetSKI reader, Sinead Barradell, who lives in Canmore near Banff in Alberta in Canada.

Canmore, Alberta, CanadaCanmore, Alberta, Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jasper, Alberta, CanadaJasper, Alberta, Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And let's not forget Europe too.

It is looking pretty good in Kitzbuhel in the Tirol in Austria:

Kitzbuhel, AustriaKitzbuhel, Austria

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The resort is set to open some of its slopes this Saturday, 14th October.

The image below was put on Facebook earlier this month by our good friend, the photographer Melody Sky who is based in Verbier.

Verbier, SwitzerlandVerbier, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And here is another image from one of our friends and readers, Teri Anne, who is in Zermatt.

Zermatt, SwitzerlandZermatt, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And if you like the images don't forget to check back as we will be updating this photogallery over the coming days (and weeks).

Here are some of the images from last year:

This was our favourite image from 2016:

Autumn in the RockiesAutumn in the Rockies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See here for the main PlanetSKI news page with all the latest stories from the mountains.

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