Montana Outdoors

January 24, 2012

Well, maybe not

Filed under: Winter — montucky @ 10:52 pm

Shooting range

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January 23, 2012

On a long winter walk

Filed under: Winter — Tags: — montucky @ 10:46 pm

Eddy peak

The lookout on top of Eddy Peak, center, looked cold and lonely today.

January 22, 2012

January sunrise

Filed under: Sunrise, Winter — Tags: — montucky @ 10:02 pm

January sunrise

(This was a lazy photo for me: it was taken from the deck this morning.)

January 19, 2012

Digging out

Filed under: Winter — montucky @ 9:08 pm

After waiting so long for La Nina conditions to finally make their effects known on northwest Montana, we finally had a significant snowfall and spent the morning digging out. It was impossible to accurately measure the depth of the snow because last evening a warm, wet air mass came in over colder air in the valley and for about four hours a freezing/frozen rain fell, packing down the snow that had already fallen. We measured 16 inches on the ground this morning, but the actual total was probably more like 20 – 24 inches. Tonight it’s still snowing after about 40 hours. What a beautiful storm and how wonderful to have the snow!

January snow

January snow

January snow

January 12, 2012

Winter moonrise

Filed under: Winter — Tags: — montucky @ 12:15 am

Winter moonrise

Tonight a cold front is moving in.

January 1, 2012

Frost

Filed under: Winter — Tags: — montucky @ 12:11 pm

Frost

In preparation for the new ferns of the coming spring, Mother Nature has the prototypes on Her drawing board.

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