With larch season comes great responsibility for the Rockies hikers, scramblers and photographers. The responsibility comes from having two weekends (at most) to take advantage of the very limited and short-lived phenomenon of what's commonly called, <dramatic music>Larch Season</dramatic music>. This season is sacred with those of us lucky enough to have felt its magic touch. If you're from anywhere else in Canada, you might wonder what all the fuss is about. Larch season is when the commonly known "larches" (i.e. Tamarack trees), all turn the same color that isn't green like every other darn living flora in the Rockies that isn't snow, rock or ice.
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