A shift in season Larch share yellow signs of change For now winter grips
Eye catching clouds spanning over nearby Brundage Mountain, and an icy fog lifting off of Payette Lake, in the morning light. It is as if you are watching the lake freeze in front of your eyes.
Winter’s grip is close in the Salmon River Mountains of Idaho, U.S.A. As I publish this post, the snow is falling outside. Two weekends ago, I took a couple hour drive from my house in McCall, Idaho, into the high country, to enjoy my last trip before my only access will be from snowmobile. The … More Sunday Drive To Fisher Creek Saddle ~ Idaho, U.S.A.
A year or so ago I began planning an out and back hike to visit my good pals who just took over as the new caretakers/head guides, of one of the iconic Salmon River wilderness ranches, Shepp Ranch Outfitters. The private ranch is located at the confluence of the Salmon river, and Crooked creek, … More Take A Hike With Me Through The Gospel Hump Wilderness Of Idaho: Into Shepp Ranch And Back
I came across this Western Toad on the Wind River of Idaho, enjoying a moment in the Sun.
Moss Clings Tight On Rock Water Pounds Endlessly Down Endurance In Life
A Bald eagle greets me on my way into the Gospel Hump Wilderness of Idaho. The precise straight line of this Bald eagles wings in flight caught my attention.
I recently enjoyed a 200 mile back-country, dirt road drive near my home of McCall, Idaho U.S.A. The trip is a loop drive, that works its way through the Salmon River Mountains, through two incredible inland salmon spawning drainage’s. Big Creek, and the South Fork Salmon, the latter being North America’s third deepest river gorge … More Purple and Pink on the Wolf Fangs
Indian Paint brush at sunset. Elk summit, above the South Fork Salmon, and Big Creek, in central Idaho, U.S.A. I am having trouble identifying the white flower, possibly native Baby’s Breath. Wolf Fang peak, and the Wolf Fangs, are in the background.
Blue skies can quickly turn dark grey on the Salmon River, at Shepp Ranch. A days work was complete, so a few chairs, and a cold beer were in order to watch, and listen to the show.