The Mighty Yellowstone

Jesse A. Logan

Every flake of snow that falls in the Absaroka Beartooth Mountains, every drop of rain, eventually finds its way to the Mighty Yellowstone River. The Absaroka/Beartooth complex is a magnet for winter storms. Last year (2017-18) the SNOTEL site on the south-central boundary recorded almost 600 inches of accumulated snow. Winters are long and summers are short. It is no … Read More

Note From a Wilderness Steward: From the Shining Mountains

David Kallenbach and Ivan Kosorok

Essay by David Kallenbach; Art: etching by Ivan Kosorok;   Excerpt: Meriwether Lewis, July 4th, 1805: “the Mountains to the N. W. & W. of us are still entirely covered are white and glitter with the reflection of the sun. I do not beleive that the clouds which prevail at this season of the year reach the summits of those … Read More