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  • The Best Day Ever, Ten Years Later

    Back when I started making more frequent trips to Yellowstone, either on my own or with friends, I would opt for what was familiar.  Trips would happen during summer, the traditional vacation period from my school and college days.  First August, then July, and eventually late June.  Wildlife sightings became more numerous the earlier I went during the season, but

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  • Photographing Wild Snow Leopards

    Of the so-called Big Cats, the snow leopard is among the rarest and most mysterious.  It’s also been the least accessible, living at high altitudes in the Himalayas, in a harsh mountain environment that even the most fit wildlife enthusiast might consider daunting. There was no well-organized snow leopard tourism until the past ten years or so, but a couple

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  • 2017 – 2019 Photo Tour Update

    Here is the latest on my upcoming tour schedule for 2017 and beyond.  I’m adding some brand new tours (my first time leading a group to certain destinations!) and scheduling some old favorites for future years that may be sold out this year. Here are some more details about the tours listed above:   2017 Photo Tours As you can

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  • The White Wolf: Remembering the Canyon Alpha Female

    On April 14th I was driving through Yellowstone and happened upon one of those rare spots where AT&T Wireless customers can latch onto a cell phone signal.  Nothing was really happening along the road that morning, so I pulled over to quickly check my email.  Which is how I learned that the alpha female of Yellowstone’s Canyon Pack of wolves

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  • Yellowstone April 2017 Trip Report: Days 14 – 16 (The End)

    April 19, 2017 I’ve obviously established a pattern of missing mornings in the park.  Something I wanted to break out of soon, but it was simply a question of whether I’d be able to do it before we left for home. Still, I’m fortunate to get any time in the park, so I was happy to accept another afternoon drive

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