Winter in Yellowstone in magical, I have said that many times before, but it really is. A “slow” day (photographically speaking) can turn into a great day at any moment. Wolves are out and about, their prey is in the valley, so they too are within sight of the road that runs through the “Northern Valley.”
Two black wolves, members of the Mollies Pack, move through the Lamar Canyon on the frozen Lamar River in Yellowstone National Park. The pair was rejoining their siblings after a day of dancing around the Blacktail Pack.
A gray member of the Lamar Canyon Wolf Pack looks to re-cross the road after unsuccessfully chasing a cow elk from Soda Butte Cone clear across to Hitching Post in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone National Park.
The Lamar Canyon Wolf Pack feasts on an Elk carcass along the Lamar River in Yellowstone National Park.
The half moon sets over Barronette Peak el. 10354 feet (3156 m) on a clear morning in Yellowstone National Park.
A Bighorn Sheep, ram, looks down over the cliffside along the banks of the Lamar River in Yellowstone National Park.
Spindrift blows from the mountains as the sun sets on Yellowstone national Park, as seen from above Blacktail Lakes.
A ruffed grouse forages in deep snow amidst a January snow storm in Yellowstone National Park.
A red fox runs down a snow covered hill during a January snow storm in Yellowstone National Park.