Winter in the Bighorn National Forest can bring magical backcountry landscapes coated in sparkling white and the amazing recreational opportunities that only snow can provide.
It’s my entry in the Bighorn Mountain Wild and Scenic Trail Run 32-miler, and there has not been one day it has not crossed my mind since I signed up in early January.
Have you ever tried to learn something new and quit after the first day because it was so frustrating to fail?
Among all the things we take for granted, the soil beneath our feet might be near the top of the list.
The last time a person died from an avalanche in the Bighorn Mountains was in 2016. According to a report published by the Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center, a 39-year-old snowmobiler died in the area near Hunt Mountain Road Feb. 19, 2016.
In a few weeks, black bears will begin emerging from their dens
January can be a very tough time for the dedicated gardener.
“Nearly half of all Americans didn’t go outside last year” read the headline.
Over the years, I’ve half-heartedly made attempts at keeping diaries of various trips, but I have never compiled or really even kept hold of them.
Bighorn National Forest, Tongue Ranger District officials are seeking comments on the Tie Flume Vegetation Management Project draft environmental assessment.
There are 130-odd days left until the first day of summer, but instead of letting doldrums set in, why not plan a weekend away?
An Indiana man who illegally rappelled into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone this month before being pulled out by rescuers says he was searching for hidden treasure.
For many living at the base of the Bighorn Mountains, winter means strapping on cross-country skis or snowshoes and heading out for a serene adventure in a land hushed by snow.
I have been fortunate to have an excellent start to the new year.
When winter hits Wyoming, snowbirds will head south for the winter and others will bundle up inside under blankets and drink hot cocoa as they watch snow fall.
The scenic beauty of the Bighorn Mountains in Wyoming has long been a draw to outdoor enthusiasts.
The Bighorn National Forest is a fantastic place for winter recreation.
It may be a trendy word, but ‘mindfulness’ simply means slowing down a bit, paying attention to the world around us and being fully present.
Winter is the most difficult time of year for most animals and they have developed various strategies for surviving these challenging months, with hibernation probably the most well-known.
Fall has turned to winter and as hunting season comes to a close, those successful with their hunt will have a freezer full of meat.
Amazon packages are scattered on door steps and holiday wrapping paper is being dislodged from closet corners.
Two days before Thanksgiving I tore a ligament in my knee and have been in discomfort and a leg brace since.
Northern Wyoming can expect average winter temperatures and plenty of snow this year according to predictions, a boon for winter sports enthusiasts like skiers and snowmobilers.
“If we don’t feel nature in our souls, then we may not be interested in saving — and restoring — the natural world.”
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