Observing a bugling bull elk is an unforgettable experience for those lucky enough to witness it. National parks and wildlife reserves, such as Rocky Mountain National Park, offer prime opportunities to witness this awe-inspiring phenomenon unfold each fall. Imagine the following and listen in rapt attention as a bull elk, silhouetted against the backdrop of … Continue reading POTW: The Bugling Bull Elk
Sandhill cranes (Antigone canadensis) are captivating avian creatures that grace the skies and landscapes of North America with their majestic presence. With their distinctive appearance, intriguing behaviors, and vital ecological roles, these elegant birds have become a symbol of natural beauty and resilience. We were fortunate enough to see an adult sandhill crane with its … Continue reading POTW: Sandhill Cranes
Lake McDonald is the crown jewel of Glacier National Park. Located on the western side of the national park, Lake McDonald is a cannot miss destination as the Going-to-the-Sun Road parallels the eastern shore. Lake McDonald is renowned for its colorful rocks that formed over millions of years. Read more about our Great Montana Adventure.
Throwback Thursday: Almost one year ago to the date, Stella and I were in Rocky Mountain National Park, skiing up Trail Ridge Road to Milner Pass on our new Madshus Panorama M78, starting from the winter gate closure. This picture is looking into the Never Summer Range from Fairview Curve.
Winter in the Kawuneeche Valley, Rocky Mountain National Park. Looking west from the Bowen/Baker Trailhead into the Never Summer Range and wilderness.
Stella and I spent the day backcountry skiing in GTNP. Our adventure started at the winter gate closure on the Moose entrance side of the Moose ~ Wilson Road. We skied along the road before entering the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve and skied toward the Snake River to the east. We continued along the river … Continue reading POTW: Backcountry in GTNP
The Colorado High Country, the Never Summer Range tucked inside Rocky Mountain National Park. This view never gets old but requires a little work to get to in the winter, about 5 miles to be exact. However, well worth the effort.