Montana Outdoors

April 26, 2015

Spring day in Montana

Filed under: Montana — montucky @ 7:56 pm

Corona road

Corona road

Corona road

Corona road

Mt Baldy trail head

Mt Baldy trail

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  1. Wow! What a lot of white blossoms you have there!

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    Comment by wordsfromanneli — April 26, 2015 @ 8:26 pm

  2. Just a little change of plans..

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    Comment by Mother Hen — April 26, 2015 @ 8:26 pm

  3. wow, you got snow
    gotta love spring in Montana

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    Comment by Tammie — April 26, 2015 @ 9:17 pm

    • This was between 5000 ft and 6000 ft. Wish I had had the daylight left to hike that trail a few miles!

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      Comment by montucky — April 26, 2015 @ 10:11 pm

  4. Excellent!

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    Comment by Harold Rhenisch — April 26, 2015 @ 9:44 pm

  5. Amen and loved the weather as it was never boring:)

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    Comment by Hot Rod Cowgirl — April 26, 2015 @ 10:28 pm

  6. It looks incredibly beautiful but I did get a surprise! I was just looking at lovely spring flowers on your other post and now it’s snowing? What a different part of the world you live in. I would love to be able to see this in person. Thanks for the magical photos. πŸ™‚

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    Comment by Jane — April 26, 2015 @ 11:59 pm

    • That’s one of the delightful things about spring here. It was cold during the night, but later today all of that snow will be gone, and the plants up there have seen it all before so they are not damaged. I sure enjoyed it!

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      Comment by montucky — April 27, 2015 @ 7:32 am

  7. Beautiful!! I feel like I can smell the pines. We had hail yesterday and there is fresh snow further up, on the mountains – after such warm weather last week!

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    Comment by Jo Woolf — April 27, 2015 @ 1:12 am

    • Variances in elevation have some very interesting effects on weather as well as the various life forms that line in such places. I’ve always been fascinated by that… and stay prepared for it!

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      Comment by montucky — April 27, 2015 @ 7:34 am

  8. Wow, so incredibly beautiful!! Now that’s what I call Spring πŸ™‚

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    Comment by Lucy — April 27, 2015 @ 2:31 am

    • Yes, I love these robust spring days! It is forecast to get up to 80ΒΊF tomorrow.

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      Comment by montucky — April 27, 2015 @ 7:36 am

  9. hehe, happened here too. Nice photos.

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    Comment by bentehaarstad — April 27, 2015 @ 3:49 am

  10. Probably not what you wanted to see but beautiful nonetheless!

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    Comment by centralohionature — April 27, 2015 @ 4:24 am

    • I had driven out of the lower country where it was raining and climbed up right through the transition area into a winter scene. Beautiful!

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      Comment by montucky — April 27, 2015 @ 7:38 am

  11. We have our lovely snow-on-the-mountain plants, and you have — well, snow on the mountains. The photos are lovely. It looks like a wet snow, and my hunch is it will soon be gone. But the moisture’s good. A few years ago, another Montana friend posted photos of some truly significant snow covering his ranch, including the lilacs in full bloom. Nothing was harmed, and spring got back to business after only a few days.

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    Comment by shoreacres — April 27, 2015 @ 5:50 am

    • These spring snows are very beautiful and usually don’t do much damage, but they can be dangerous for anyone who isn’t prepared for them. That snow will be gone by noon today even tough it got down into the upper 20’s last night.

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      Comment by montucky — April 27, 2015 @ 7:41 am

  12. It’s about time you had some snow, but the timing seems a little off.

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    Comment by New Hampshire Garden Solutions — April 27, 2015 @ 6:42 am

    • I guess it’s a reminder that snow is still possible! I love it!

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      Comment by montucky — April 27, 2015 @ 7:41 am

  13. Ah. springtime out west – you just never know.

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    Comment by Tammy — April 27, 2015 @ 6:51 am

    • Yes, here the unpredictable should always be expected… and enjoyed!

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      Comment by montucky — April 27, 2015 @ 7:42 am

  14. Love hiking when it snows like that…It is the kind of experience that touches your soul.

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    Comment by Charlie@Seattle Trekker — April 27, 2015 @ 11:30 am

    • I do too. The fresh green looks to good with a light coat of snow!

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      Comment by montucky — April 27, 2015 @ 7:46 pm

  15. Looks like where I live. It’s why I’m moving to Florida! Good grief! πŸ™‚ Sorry, but I like it warm!

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    Comment by 2ndhalfolife — April 27, 2015 @ 12:58 pm

    • I can understand that, but I just couldn’t handle the Florida temperatures. Interesting how we relate differently to some things.

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      Comment by montucky — April 27, 2015 @ 7:47 pm

  16. We had one of those days here too but those ‘blossoms’ didn’t stay on the ground thankfully!

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    Comment by Mama's Empty Nest — April 27, 2015 @ 2:45 pm

    • I sure wanted to hike up there today but other things had to be done instead. Leter in the week I’ll try to go up above that and see some of the snow pack that remains.

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      Comment by montucky — April 27, 2015 @ 7:49 pm

  17. Hi Montucky, Warm and wet here in FL today. Guess up your way in the gorgeous mountains, you get unpredictable weather. It did snow in June up in Yellowstone last year while I was there. Have a hopefully warmer day tomorrow!

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    Comment by wildlifewatcher — April 27, 2015 @ 8:18 pm

    • This is not unusual for spring here. I really enjoy it!

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      Comment by montucky — April 27, 2015 @ 9:41 pm

  18. I was actually hoping for a spring snow, but other than a few flakes one day last week, nothing. We’re very in need of moisture after an unusual, almost snow free winter … the East got it most of it. There’s something so peaceful about those spring snows … your photos have that feel to them ….

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    Comment by Teresa Evangeline — April 28, 2015 @ 8:47 am

    • The feeling is indeed peaceful. The plant community seems to be taking a deep breath and relaxing for a day during the extreme busyness if getting into summer.

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      Comment by montucky — April 28, 2015 @ 9:03 pm

  19. Ah, now I understand your last comments on spring in Montana!

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    Comment by iAMsafari.com — April 28, 2015 @ 6:21 pm

    • About four years ago I encountered about the same amount of snow from the elevation at which these photos were taken and it continued on to the top of the mountain which is about 2500 feet higher. I spent a wonderful day hiking through it and taking pictures. It was late in June. When I returned to the valley, no one there was even aware that the top of the mountain had any snow at all because it was in the clouds.

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      Comment by montucky — April 28, 2015 @ 9:06 pm

  20. Lovely photos. The nature needs also snow in Spring. I think that nature is aware of it.

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    Comment by Sartenada — April 28, 2015 @ 11:49 pm

  21. Hah! After sunbathing in 70 degrees last week, we in Scotland are getting a bit of the white stuff too!

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    Comment by dancingbeastie — April 29, 2015 @ 6:23 am

    • That’s about what has happened here too. And now we are getting warm again.

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      Comment by montucky — April 29, 2015 @ 7:37 pm

  22. Wow, and 80 tomorrow?

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    Comment by Candace — April 30, 2015 @ 7:10 pm

    • The day after these photos were taken it didn’t quite make it to 80: about 77 though. Today that new snow was all gone.

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      Comment by montucky — April 30, 2015 @ 8:52 pm

  23. Oh, that’s wonderful!

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    Comment by seekraz — May 3, 2015 @ 7:58 am


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