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VIDEO: Fall and winter in one Colorado weekend

Posted at 7:50 AM, Sep 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-28 09:50:40-04

When Denver7 photojournalist Major King and his wife decided to go for a weekend getaway into the mountains of Colorado, they expected to see the changing colors of fall — bright yellows, warm oranges and maybe some reds.

They saw all of those -- with some white thrown in.

Their weekend leaf peeping trip received a dose of snow before the excursion even began.

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That's because the weather in the mountains can be unpredictable, changing suddenly.

Watch the video to experience the changing leaves and so much more in the Rocky Mountains.

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