Tag Archives: Glacier Country

Berray Mountain

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The flank of Berray Mountain, just outside the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness, as viewed from the Moran Basin trail in western Montana.

Winter at Bull River Guard Station

20141222-DSC_2088Wintertime s’mores under the Milky Way at Bull River Guard Station in the Cabinet Mountains of western Montana.

Upper Ford Cabin, Yaak Valley

The mercury never got out of the single digits this weekend, but the Upper Ford Cabin, a Forest Service rental in the Yaak Valley of Western Montana’s Glacier Country, was plenty toasty.
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Seeley Lake wetland

20140529-DSC_3214Lily pads float in a small wetland at the edge of Seeley Lake in western Montana.

Seeley Lake sunset

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A stormy sunset on Seeley Lake in Western Montana’s Glacier Country earlier this week.

Late-summer storm in the Cabinets

20130902-_DSC0230I’m putting together photos for an upcoming story in Distinctly Montana magazine, and I stumbled across this one from last summer, of a late-summer storm over the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness, as viewed from the Scotchman Peaks proposed wilderness area in western Montana.

Yurt skiing western Montana’s Swan Range

I just got back from another great backcountry skiing trip at Yurtski in the Swan Range, Montana. Despite the avy danger in the region, there were plenty of safe options, and plenty of snow, too–over 140 inches and counting at the yurt. Look for a couple backcountry skiing stories about Western Montana’s Glacier Country later this year.

Powder spray.

Powder spray.

Planning a route in the yurt.

Planning a route in the yurt.

It's not all fun and games at the yurt. Damian splits wood for the stove.

It’s not all fun and games at the yurt. Damian splits wood for the stove.

Drying gear by wood stove takes a little time.

Drying gear by wood stove takes a little time.

Planning a descent.

Planning a descent.

Tree-hopping in Highmarker's Bowl.

Tree-hopping in Highmarker’s Bowl.

Seriously deep.

Seriously deep.

Split-boarding on Breakfast Bowl.

Split-boarding on Breakfast Bowl.

Skiing Breakfast Bowl.

Skiing Breakfast Bowl.