Trips: Tetons Spring 2019

Photographs of Grand Teton National Park in early spring 2019

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A small herd of elk disappear into the snow-tipped edges of Willow Flats.

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An late spring snow dusts the upper elevations of the Grand Tetons above String Lake.

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Spring Refresh

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First Growth

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The first emerging green of spring in a thick aspen grove.

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A grizzly named Blondie huddles with her two subadult cubs in the early light before sunrise.

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Spring Snow Above String Lake

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A cross fox strides across the melted meadow.

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A porcupine scurries across the snow.

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Spring Aspen Thicket

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Spring Aspen Maze

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Red willow shoots emerge in the marsh shore by an aspen grove.

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Springtime Palette in the Tetons

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Teton Impressions

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Springtime Emergence

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Spring Growth

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Pines in a Spring Aspen Grove

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A light snow begins to fall in the meadow behind these aspen.

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A cow elk runs across the open meadow as snow begins to fall. During the daylight hours, elk will avoid the dangers of the open.

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Two subadult grizzlies, cubs of Blondie, lounge on a roadside curb in the early dawn, as snow begins to fall.

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A grizzly bear nicknamed Blondie moves her cubs along.

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Blondie and her two subadult cubs head to the thicket in the gently falling snow. These cubs have been with her for two years and in another week or two Blondie will send them on their way so she can turn her attention to finding a mate.

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Ghost Horse

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In the higher elevations, deep snow remains in the Grand Teton region.

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Summer is only a few weeks away but it feels like mid winter near the Togwotee Pass and the Continental Divide.

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A newly emancipated subadult cub of 399 streaks across an open meadow.