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by Mike
Mon May 07, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Yellowstone Trip Reports
Topic: Park update 5/1
Replies: 6
Views: 1225

Re: Park update 5/1

Weather is a mixed bag right now,most of the time rain but did get snow ,sleet and some hail(a humdinger of a hail storm) so the melt should speed up considerably.The only sure thing is the Lamar.Norris to Canyon to Lake is at least two weeks from green up,Gibbon is about fifty percent clear with a ...
by Mike
Mon May 07, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Yellowstone Trip Reports
Topic: Park update 5/1
Replies: 6
Views: 1225

Re: Park update 5/1

Had to leave the park and head to Idaho to have a new water pump installed on my truck,so the Teton leg of my trip is over.Still working on photos for trip report.On Friday went over to Hayden which was still one to two feet of snow with some four to six foot drifts at the side of the road. Becuase ...
by Mike
Tue May 01, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Yellowstone Trip Reports
Topic: Park update 5/1
Replies: 6
Views: 1225

Park update 5/1

. I've been in the park since last Thursday two days hot weather two days snowy weather,about two inches today. Wolves at the lower den,996m chased a grizzly cub up a tree across from fishermans yesterday.grey in area of Soda Butte .Lamar is very swampy,grazers sticking to hillsides or Little Americ...
by Mike
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Yellowstone Insider
Topic: Camping advice
Replies: 7
Views: 1110

Re: Camping advice

I am dedicated off season camper and find the same problem all the time,in my case it's campgrounds not open instead of full up,so my two go to campgrounds in the Tetons are to camp at Atherton at Slide Lake,it's just a couple of miles east of the Gros Ventre CG or camp at the end of Pacific Creek R...
by Mike
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Yellowstone Photography
Topic: It's Tuesday...post your badgers!
Replies: 13
Views: 2032

Re: It's Tuesday...post your badgers!

I have not seen a badger in so long,but I have stepped in a lot of badger holes and I apologize to all badgers for my disparaging remarks .I wonder if I am in the park too early or too late as I have only seen them June or later ? Yellvet,Native Americans noticed the symbiotic relationship between t...
by Mike
Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Yellowstone Insider
Topic: Q? About May Visit
Replies: 6
Views: 1136

Re: Q? About May Visit

I don't think your itinerary is over ambitious considering your very long drives each day,you do have still some light till around 8:30 pm I would plan on a little warmer if it's sunny,I have seen temps mid sixties to low seventies,and yes the night time temps can get down there around twenty seven ...
by Mike
Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Yellowstone Photography
Topic: How about a BEAR FRIDAY again?
Replies: 20
Views: 3106

Re: How about a BEAR FRIDAY again?

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Just east of Oxbow Bend
by Mike
Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Yellowstone News
Topic: Steamboat Ready To Erupt ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1359

Steamboat Ready To Erupt ?

In the last few days multiple news sites have reported minor eruptions of Steamboat Geyser,these have been both verified by witnesses and by monitoring equipment.The experts can't say whether this is pre-eruption activity or just blowing off steam. I think that they have already started plowing so n...
by Mike
Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Yellowstone Trip Reports
Topic: Bears....
Replies: 4
Views: 2342

Re: Bears....

" On Tuesday, March 6, staff observed an 11-year-old male grizzly bear wearing a radio collar in the west-central part of the park. On Wednesday, March 7, employees reported seeing a grizzly bear in the east-central part of the park." http://www.kgwn.tv/content/news/First-bear-sightings-of-the-year...
by Mike
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Yellowstone News
Topic: GTNP Road Construction
Replies: 2
Views: 1367

GTNP Road Construction

Be aware that there will be road construction on US26 @ Gros Ventre Rd starting this spring and lasting through the fall. https://www.kpvi.com/news/local_news/roundabout-being-built-in-grand-teton-national-park/article_de79e15c-2307-11e8-bf22-c3137ed3bb0b.html https://bloximages.newyork1.vip.townnew...