Aug 12, 2012

Up Canyon


She is almost dead when she slips into the Yellowstone near Big Timber, Montana. Barely a trickle, she is little more than the warm silt banks that hold her. The ranchers gut her like a lamb.

But her youth tells a different story… Tucked up high, in a jagged wound of The Crazy Mountains, she flows hard. There, she is forever young. There, she rarely whispers.

There, we see a piece of bark moving on a tree. There is no breeze, so we have a closer look.



Ole!




Sometimes it lay deep and protected...



   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
  -Duffy

5 comments :

  1. WOW! Looks like you found a rare gem.

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  2. Um... could you please give me directions to this place...

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  3. The Crazies are stunning! there are a couple notable creeks on the east side and a couple on the west side along with some high mountain lakes that hold fish. not to mention.. less crowded than the ranges surrounding yellowstone to the south

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  4. Great words and photo essay Duffster!! Sorry I missed you while you guys were in town - this having to work for a living SUCKS!! :-)

    Steve

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  5. thanks Steve... yes, i know the feeling!

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