Here's a few pics from the snowy north..got a new phone and took a few pics the other day.. Will take more if I ever get on a hike..cold and snowy and windy up here!
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Just a day prior there was ice for as far as you could see...the storm produced some high winds here.. 35-40mph sustained and gusts in the 50-60 range..I couldn't believe the ice was "gone". Its amazing..it was plenty thick..now the lake effect snows are back!
The deer are doing well..I've seen a BUNCH.. I thought this was interesting..
The deer herd up and spend their time in the lowlands...out of the wind..swamps are a little warmer...more winter cover and food..these ones are on a river (same river as the above pic) on thin ice trying to get water...I saw numerous deer on the river..
I wonder how many fall in and die...heck of a way to go..but the deer look good and healthy from what I've seen..amazing considering there's been a snowpack since October here...now the pack has been rained on and is really packed...and more falling now!
Will update if I find more photo ops! The lake is awesome with giant I've caves and such..but dangerous conditions now that the ice pack has moved..