Winter Clouds

Winter Clouds by Wren Farris Broadcast 1.10 & 15.2016 Listen:   At no other time is the parting of clouds felt more powerfully than outdoors, at the height of winter. On this particular day, the clouds break intermittently and when they do, motion ensues. The...

Crusty Snow is Special, Too

Crusty Snow by Drew Lefebvre Broadcast 2.10.2019 Listen:   This morning, the Missoula valley sits under a blanket of fresh snow, and another few inches is forecast for tomorrow. I love the first day or two after a snowfall when everything is still white and...

Investigate Ice!

Frozen water can take some pretty incredible forms! Learn about a few of them here, and then go out and see if you can find any of these amazing formations yourself. Perhaps you’ll even find some fantastic formations that aren’t on this list. Happy icy investigations!...

Learning to Read Wildlife Stories Cast in Snow

Wildlife Stories Cast in Snow by Deborah Richie Oberbillig Broadcast 1.1 and 1.5.2017 Listen:   Skiing across fresh fallen snow through a Ponderosa forest, I pause at strange tracks with no apparent beginning or end, as if some animal had fallen from the sky....

Avalanche Safety

Avalanche Safety by Robina Moyer Broadcast 2.14.2016 Listen:   Over the past several years I’ve been introduced to the freedom offered by ducking resort boundary lines and skiing in the backcountry. But the more I’ve grown to love skiing the backcountry, the more...