Little Bear sunset ...

The view at sunset from the Little Bear Guard Station, south of Bozeman in the Gallatin National Forest, Montana.

Lake McDonald clouds ...

The classic view of Lake McDonald, on a cloudy June evening. Glacier National Park, Montana.

Bowman Lake sunset ...

IPhone snapshot of the sunset at Bowman Lake, in the North Fork Country of Glacier National Park, Montana.

Winter farmhouse ...

Abandoned farmhouse north of Avon Montana, on a bright December day.

The burned forest

Burned lodgepole pines along the inside North Fork Road, Glacier National Park, Montana.

Diamond Butte ...

Summer thunderstorm at the old Diamond Butte fire lookout, Powder River County, Montana.

Into the sunset ...

Late highway sun on old US Highway 10, near Lewis & Clark Caverns, Montana.

North Fork sunrise ...

Early morning mist along the North Fork of the Flathead River, Montana, looking into Glacier National Park.

High Rye sunset ...

Sunset at the old High Rye Guard Station, Deerlodge National Forest, Montana.

Hyalite Lake ...

Hyalite Lake, Gallatin National Forest, Montana, on a late July afternoon.

Morning mist ...

Early morning on the North Fork of the Flathead River, Polebridge, Montana.

Charlie the Rorschach dog ...

A quick iPhone edit, on the trail near Bozeman, Montana.

Evening at the Mint ...

The Mint Bar ... social hub of downtown Martinsdale, Montana.

Through the Shields Valley ...

A rainy autumn drive through the Shields Valley, on the road to Wilsall, northeast of Bozeman, Montana. Looking east, with the Crazy Mountains in the background.

The hiker ...

Hiker descending the north face of Boulder Peak, in the backcountry of Glacier National Park, Montana. Kintla and Kinnerly Peaks in the background. Image post-processed with Nik Silver Efex 2 software.

Porcupine Ridge ...

Porcupine Ridge, from the shore of Lake Frances, Glacier National Park, Montana.

River rocks ...

Submerged rocks in the bed of the North Fork of the Flathead River, near the Polebridge entrance to Glacier National Park Montana, viewed through a fisheye lens.

North Fork evening ...

A bright May evening on the road to Polebridge, Montana. The view looks east across the North Fork of the Flathead River to the mountains of the Livingston Range, in Glacier National Park.

The Goat Chalet ...

This is the "Goat Chalet," one of the guest accommodations at the North Fork Hostel in Polebridge, Montana. It's my favorite cabin to book when I head up to Glacier Park. Eight-minute time exposure.

Shafthouse Trail

An October hike on the high ridge of the Shafthouse Trail, in the Bridger Mountains north of Bozeman, Montana.

Sacajawea Peak ...

An October hike on the ridge above the Shafthouse Trail, in the Bridger Mountains north of Bozeman, Montana. Charlie the Dog is looking south towards Sacajawea Peak, the highest mountain in the range. Fairy Lake is hidden in the trees below.

West Pine Trail ...

An evening hike on the West Pine Trail, in the Gallatin National Forest, Montana. The view is east into the Paradise Valley, just south of the town of Livingston.

The Gates of Lodore

The Green River at the Gates of Lodore, Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado.

Big Prairie morning ...

Early-morning mist on the road through Big Prairie, north of Polebridge in the North Fork country of Glacier National Park, Montana.

North Fork country ...

Looking into the North Fork of the Flathead River valley, from the fire lookout tower on Cyclone Peak. Polebridge, Bowman Lake, and the mountains of Glacier National Park are in the distance.

Thoma Lookout ...

An August afternoon at the historic Thoma fire lookout, in the Flathead National Forest, Montana. The mountaintop building is just south of the Canadian border, and the view looks down towards the North Fork of the Flathead River and Glacier National Park.

Glacier Park haze

The evening view from the old Mt. Brown fire lookout, in Glacier National Park, Montana. Smoke from western wildfires has drifted into the park, filling the valley of the North Fork of the Flathead River with haze.

Glacier cloudhawk ...

Early sunset view from the old Mt. Brown fire lookout, in Glacier National Park, Montana. The view is northward into the park's interior, with the last light of evening illuminating the clouds over Mt. Stanton and Vaught.