On Colorado's Frying Pan, "The Colder the Better"

January 17, 2010 By: Marshall Cutchin

“A dreary, indecisive sky spits the occasional snowflake into the dark, gurgling waters of the Frying Pan River. Dollops of snow cling precipitously to boulders ringed with ice in the shallows. Across the river, the current cuts close to the snowy bank, where a tangle of willows juts from the crunchy mantle, leafless and lifeless but for a bustling chickadee.” Janet Urquhart writes about one of Colorado’s big mid-winter draws, the Frying Pan River near Basalt, in The Aspen Times.

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