Could there be any better way to start a new year than by spending January first in Yellowstone?
I worked today at the West Thumb warming hut. My usual duty station is at Old Faithful, but this winter I’m covering lieu days for the regular West Thumb ranger once every week or two. This involves taking a snowmobile over Craig Pass, crossing the Continental Divide twice on each seventeen-mile trip. I hadn’t realized how much I would enjoy working at the little wood cabin on the shore of Yellowstone Lake. Read more