Random Photos: From fall and spring, the colors of the Chugach

We’d become accustomed to the simple beauty of black and white on our shopping trips to Anchorage, as the scenery along the Seward Highway was comprised of leafless trees, stark mountains, and snow.  The last time we saw color in the Chugach National Forest, it was September, autumn was in full swing, and we were still deciding whether to move here:

Saturday marked our first trip along the Seward Highway since spring had arrived.  This was our view of the Chugach, taken from the same scenic viewpoint as the photo above:

What a contrast!  It was impossible to take my eyes off of the green mountains.  Fortunately for me, Dale was driving!