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Colors of autumn 2013

Leaves rest on a devil's club leaf in west Anchorage on Friday, October 11, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
One single solitary leaf tenaciously clings to the top of a birch tree on Friday, October 25, 2013, in Fairview.
Erik Hill
Megan Holmes of California swept leaves off a boardwalk at the Beach Lake Lodge on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, in preparation for her father's upcoming wedding and reception in Chugiak.
Bill Roth
Falling leaves become entwined in twigs before reaching the ground Monday, October 7, 2013, at Pt. Woronzof.
Erik Hill
Port MacKenzie sits idle as fall colors brighten the Cook Inlet shoreline Monday morning, October 7, 2013, in a view from Anchorage.
Erik Hill
Steven Holley walks his bicycle across a carpet of leaves on the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail Monday, October 7, 2013, near Pt. Woronzof.
Erik Hill
Orquidia Minaya shows some of the crabapples that she harvested from a tree at the Delaney Park Strip on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013.
Bill Roth
Orquidia Minaya reaches up to pick crabapples from a tree at the Delaney Park Strip on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013.
Bill Roth
Fall colors warm the scene Wednesday afternoon, October 2, 2013, at Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Fall colors are reflected in a rain puddle on the speed skating oval Wednesday afternoon, October 2, 2013, at Cuddy Family Midtown Park.
Erik Hill
Blue sky and sunshine helped brighten the leaves and berries of a Mountain Ash tree along Mountain View Drive on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013.
Bill Roth
Geese glide in for touchdown as they stage in Anchorage for their southern migration Monday afternoon, September 30, 2013, near Anchorage Football Stadium.
Erik Hill
Geese swim across a reflection of fall colors on the surface of Cheney Lake on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013.
Bill Roth
Dog Wood leaves turn color near the Ted Stevens International Airport on the rainy, cloudy day in Anchorage, AK on Wednesday, September 25, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
A daddy longlegs spider rests on the stalk of a devil's club plant near the Ted Stevens International Airport on the rainy, cloudy day in Anchorage, AK on Wednesday, September 25, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Fall Colors near the Ted Stevens International Airport on the rainy, cloudy day in Anchorage, AK on Wednesday, September 25, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Fall Colors near the Ted Stevens International Airport on the rainy, cloudy day in Anchorage, AK on Wednesday, September 25, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Following heavy precipitation, raindrops collect on ornamental trees in the Loussac Library parking lot Wednesday, September 25, 2013, in Midtown.
Erik Hill
A tundra swan family pauses to rest and feed during the fall migration Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at Potter Marsh.
Erik Hill
Fall colors grace a tree near the Knik River on the Old Glenn Highway outside of Palmer, AK center on Wednesday, September 18, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Berry pickers are still active around Glen Alps on Sunday, September 15, 2013 in Chugach State Park.
Erik Hill
Fall colors begin to appear around South Fork Campbell Creek on Sunday, September 15, 2013 below Powerline Trail in Chugach State Park.
Erik Hill
A brief weather system cleared out rain and clouds from Southcentral Alaska, making the views of mountains spectacular, September 16, 2013. Denali, Mt. McKinley, was showing some new snow.
Anne Raup
A boat zips by the Talkeetna River Park as late afternoon sun helps Denali stand out, Monday, September 16, 2013. A brief weather system cleared out rain and clouds from Southcentral Alaska, making the views of mountains spectacular. Denali, Mt. McKinley, was showing some new snow.
Anne Raup
Fall colors are reflected in the waters of the Eklutna power plant tailrace along the Knik River with the Chugach Mountains in the background on Wednesday, September 18, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Junk cars rust away on the edge of the Knik River at the Eklutna power plant tailrace on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Junk cars were used historically to protect river banks from erosion.
Bob Hallinen
The sun breaks through the trees as junk cars rust away on the edge of the Knik River at the Eklutna power plant tailrace on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Junk cars were used historically to protect river banks from erosion.
Bob Hallinen
A rainbow arches over the Knik River as junk cars rust away on the edge of the Knik River at the Eklutna power plant tailrace on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Junk cars were used historically to protect river banks from erosion.
Bob Hallinen
Fall colors, a band of clouds and the Chugach Mountains along the Knik River frame the old bridge on the Old Glenn Highway outside of Palmer, AK on Wednesday, September 18, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Dusting of snow at Alpenglow Ski Area in the Chugach Mountains after the clouds lifted on Thursday afternoon, Sept. 19, 2013.
Bill Roth
The sun sets on termination dust adorning the Chugach Mountains Thursday evening, September 19, 2013, in a view from the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Erik Hill
Termination Dust rests on the peaks of the Chugach Mountains as fall colors show along the Knik River in the Valley on Wednesday, September 18, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Leaves rest on a devil's club leaf in west Anchorage on Friday, October 11, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
One single solitary leaf tenaciously clings to the top of a birch tree on Friday, October 25, 2013, in Fairview.
Erik Hill
Megan Holmes of California swept leaves off a boardwalk at the Beach Lake Lodge on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, in preparation for her father's upcoming wedding and reception in Chugiak.
Bill Roth
Falling leaves become entwined in twigs before reaching the ground Monday, October 7, 2013, at Pt. Woronzof.
Erik Hill
Port MacKenzie sits idle as fall colors brighten the Cook Inlet shoreline Monday morning, October 7, 2013, in a view from Anchorage.
Erik Hill
Steven Holley walks his bicycle across a carpet of leaves on the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail Monday, October 7, 2013, near Pt. Woronzof.
Erik Hill
Orquidia Minaya shows some of the crabapples that she harvested from a tree at the Delaney Park Strip on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013.
Bill Roth
Orquidia Minaya reaches up to pick crabapples from a tree at the Delaney Park Strip on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013.
Bill Roth
Fall colors warm the scene Wednesday afternoon, October 2, 2013, at Westchester Lagoon.
Erik Hill
Fall colors are reflected in a rain puddle on the speed skating oval Wednesday afternoon, October 2, 2013, at Cuddy Family Midtown Park.
Erik Hill
Blue sky and sunshine helped brighten the leaves and berries of a Mountain Ash tree along Mountain View Drive on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013.
Bill Roth
Geese glide in for touchdown as they stage in Anchorage for their southern migration Monday afternoon, September 30, 2013, near Anchorage Football Stadium.
Erik Hill
Geese swim across a reflection of fall colors on the surface of Cheney Lake on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013.
Bill Roth
Dog Wood leaves turn color near the Ted Stevens International Airport on the rainy, cloudy day in Anchorage, AK on Wednesday, September 25, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
A daddy longlegs spider rests on the stalk of a devil's club plant near the Ted Stevens International Airport on the rainy, cloudy day in Anchorage, AK on Wednesday, September 25, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Fall Colors near the Ted Stevens International Airport on the rainy, cloudy day in Anchorage, AK on Wednesday, September 25, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Fall Colors near the Ted Stevens International Airport on the rainy, cloudy day in Anchorage, AK on Wednesday, September 25, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Following heavy precipitation, raindrops collect on ornamental trees in the Loussac Library parking lot Wednesday, September 25, 2013, in Midtown.
Erik Hill
A tundra swan family pauses to rest and feed during the fall migration Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at Potter Marsh.
Erik Hill
Fall colors grace a tree near the Knik River on the Old Glenn Highway outside of Palmer, AK center on Wednesday, September 18, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Berry pickers are still active around Glen Alps on Sunday, September 15, 2013 in Chugach State Park.
Erik Hill
Fall colors begin to appear around South Fork Campbell Creek on Sunday, September 15, 2013 below Powerline Trail in Chugach State Park.
Erik Hill
A brief weather system cleared out rain and clouds from Southcentral Alaska, making the views of mountains spectacular, September 16, 2013. Denali, Mt. McKinley, was showing some new snow.
Anne Raup
A boat zips by the Talkeetna River Park as late afternoon sun helps Denali stand out, Monday, September 16, 2013. A brief weather system cleared out rain and clouds from Southcentral Alaska, making the views of mountains spectacular. Denali, Mt. McKinley, was showing some new snow.
Anne Raup
Fall colors are reflected in the waters of the Eklutna power plant tailrace along the Knik River with the Chugach Mountains in the background on Wednesday, September 18, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Junk cars rust away on the edge of the Knik River at the Eklutna power plant tailrace on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Junk cars were used historically to protect river banks from erosion.
Bob Hallinen
The sun breaks through the trees as junk cars rust away on the edge of the Knik River at the Eklutna power plant tailrace on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Junk cars were used historically to protect river banks from erosion.
Bob Hallinen
A rainbow arches over the Knik River as junk cars rust away on the edge of the Knik River at the Eklutna power plant tailrace on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Junk cars were used historically to protect river banks from erosion.
Bob Hallinen
Fall colors, a band of clouds and the Chugach Mountains along the Knik River frame the old bridge on the Old Glenn Highway outside of Palmer, AK on Wednesday, September 18, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Dusting of snow at Alpenglow Ski Area in the Chugach Mountains after the clouds lifted on Thursday afternoon, Sept. 19, 2013.
Bill Roth
The sun sets on termination dust adorning the Chugach Mountains Thursday evening, September 19, 2013, in a view from the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Erik Hill
Termination Dust rests on the peaks of the Chugach Mountains as fall colors show along the Knik River in the Valley on Wednesday, September 18, 2013.
Bob Hallinen
Craig Medred