Indian Paintbrush

Wildflowers

May 24, 2015 Pinkie 0

Late May and early June is my favorite time of year in Montana.  Today I found bitterroots, lupin, Indian paintbrush, daisies and a few others.  Aside from the bitterroots, paintbrush is by far my favorite wildflower.  I don’t know what […]

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Bitterroot Flower

Bitterroot Flower

May 24, 2015 Pinkie 0

The Bitterroot flower is the state flower of Montana.  They are small, delicate looking pink flowers.  Despite their delicate appearance, they grow out of rocky outcroppings in very inhospitable environments.  They appear every year in late May and only bloom […]

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Spring Flowers and Elk

May 2, 2015 Pinkie 0

It was a beautiful day today so I went for a hike.  The woods are full of yellow daisies–the hills are absolutely covered.  I hope to get some pictures of Indian paintbrush and bitterroots within the next few weeks.

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IceTrekkers Review

April 3, 2015 Pinkie 0

I just got my first pair of shoe chains and I was really excited to get a chance to use them today.  I’ve never used shoe chains before and I was very pleased with the performance.  A lot of people […]

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Planter Creek Part 2

March 30, 2015 Pinkie 0

My camera crapped out part way through today so I decided to cut this into two posts.  All of these photos were taken with my phone and the camera really leaves something to be desired, but I did my best […]

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Planter Creek Part 1

March 29, 2015 Pinkie 0

I went for a 7 mile hike today up Miller Creek, specifically up Planter Creek which is a feeder creek.  Since this is only my 2nd hike of the year, 7 miles was tough.  I purposely went way up to […]

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Carcass Lane: Not as Bad as It Sounds

March 22, 2015 Pinkie 0

Location: Carcass Lane (Up Miller Creek, MT.  It definitely earned the name when I was in high school, but it’s decidedly less carcassey these days).  Real name: Gaten Tick count: 23 (Stay tuned.  Next time I’m testing tea tree oil […]

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