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Photographer to repeat winter trek across Yellowstone

The last time Tom Murphy skied all the way across Yellowstone National Park from south to north, he was 34 years old and weighed 165 pounds. When he sets out on Saturday to re-create that expedition, he will be 64 years old, with a weight of 180 pounds. “I’m sure I can do it,” he said Monday in a telephone interview from his home in Livingston. “That truly is not a concern of mine. The concern I have is whether I can keep up with these young people.” Continue Reading →

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Global photo contest focuses on Yellowstone Park

Bighorn sheep and other wildlife are likely to be subjects in a newly announced photography contest focused on Yellowstone National Park.

The Yellowstone Park Foundation and Nature’s Best Photography magazine are launching the Yellowstone Forever Photo Contest, created to celebrate the world’s first national park through photography and public participation. Designed as a run-up to the National Park Service’s Centennial Anniversary in 2016, the Yellowstone Forever Photo Contest is one of several Yellowstone Park Foundation activities planned to observe the Centennial. It is also the first global photo competition to be focused on Yellowstone. Continue Reading →

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A frigid winter trip through Yellowstone’s Upper Geyser Basin

Old Faithful Inn is visible in the background as winter travelers in Yellowstone National Park head out for a trip to Black Sand Pool.

My husband Ken and I have made a point of visiting Yellowstone Park in the winter for a number of years. This year we were accompanied on a February trip by four friends from Cincinnati who had joined us on one previous winter trip several years ago, when temperatures were much warmer than normal. This year, they had expressed the desire for more winter-like conditions. It turns out they were not disappointed. Continue Reading →

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Program to highlight work of first official Grand Teton photographer

Harrison R. Crandall was the first official Grand Teton National Park photographer and served as a resident artist from the 1920s until the 1960s. Professor and author Kenneth A. Barrick will provide insight into Crandall’s art and tenure as park photographer during a public event on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 5 p.m. in the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center auditorium. Continue Reading →

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10 stunning Wyoming high school student photos of Yellowstone and Grand Teton

An overcast sky creates dramatic lighting along a steaming river in Yellowstone National Park. Dylan Rorabaugh Natrona County High School

Images from Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks are featured prominently among the winners of a photo contest that highlights work by high school students from across Wyoming. The Nature Conservancy of Wyoming's 5th annual “I Believe in Conservation” photography contest provides a showcase for students from Natrona County High School in Casper, Cheyenne High School and Cody High School. Continue Reading →

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Picturing Summer: 16 Solstice Images From Yellowstone and Grand Teton

In honor of the arrival of summer, Yellowstone Gate sent photographers Janet White of GeyserWatch.com and Ruffin Prevost into Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks, respectively, to capture a full day's worth of images on Friday, June 21. The first day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, also known as the summer solstice, is the longest day of the year. Continue Reading →

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10 fantastic Instagram photos of Yellowstone and Grand Teton parks

The U.S. Department of Interior has been showing off your public lands and wildlife over the last several months with an amazing collection of photos on the agency's Instagram feed. While there's no doubt America's national parks and other wild places lend themselves to terrific snapshots, the quality of images on the Interior Department's Instagram feed is surprisingly fantastic. Continue Reading →

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