Montana Outdoors

July 29, 2014

On these hot summer days…

Filed under: Cabinet Mountains, Spring Creek — Tags: , , — montucky @ 11:08 pm

The valley temperatures have been in the 90’s for the past several days, but not here:

Spring Creek

Spring Creek

Happy trail dog

Happy trail dog

July 26, 2014

Lunchroom ~ reservation not required

Baldy Lake

July 24, 2014

Backcountry bouquet

Beargrass on trail 340

Today, a cold summer day in the Baldy Mountain Roadless Area

July 20, 2014

The clover blossoms are not all that’s sweet.

Filed under: Animals, White-tail deer — Tags: — montucky @ 7:30 pm

White tail fawn

Most of the predators of the White-tail are color blind and they would see a monotone view. Here is the same photo converted to black & white:

Fawn B & W

July 13, 2014

Seldom seen

Filed under: Montana — Tags: , , , — montucky @ 10:42 pm

Mountain Hollyhock

Mountain Hollyhock, Wild Hollyhock ~ Lliamna rivularis

These are seldom seen in this area, but worth looking out for.

July 8, 2014

Growing in the spotlight

Filed under: Wildflowers — Tags: , , — montucky @ 8:53 pm

Ocean Spray, Creambush

Ocean Spray ~ Holodiscus discolor

Even in a deep forest there are small places where sunlight peeks through and this fairly large plant found its own spotlight in which to flourish.

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