Category Archives: Rendezvous

Glacier Wildlife Gallery

RED LODGE POST

Glacier National Park has an abundance of wildlife. The wildlife thrive in natural habitats far from human civilization. Glacier wildlife are protected in a natural environment. Here are a  few of the species viewed by many visitors to the park.






Bald Eagle GNP
Bald Eagle. Photo by A. Falgoust courtesy National Park Service

 

Moose GNP
Moose. Photo Courtesy National Park Service.

 

 

Elk Glacier
Elk. Photo courtesy National Park Service.

 

Ptarmigan Glacier
Ptarmigan. Photo by Peter Plage, courtesy National Park Service.

 

Porcupine Glacier
Porcupine. Photo by A. Falgoust, courtesy National Park Service.

 

Mule deer Glacier
Mule Deer. Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

 

Clark's Nutcracker Glacier
Clark’s Nutcracker. Photo by Jacob W. Frank, courtesy National Park Service.

 

Bighorn Sheep Glacier
Bighorn Sheep. Photo courtesy U.S. Geological Survey.

 

Gray wolf Glacier
Gray Wolf. Photo by John and Karen Hollingsworth, courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

 

Lynx Bobcat Glacier
Lynx (Bobcat). Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

 

Mountain goat Glacier
Mountain Goat. Photo by Tim Rains, courtesy National Park Service.

 

Common loon Glacier
Common Loon. Photo by Tim Rains. Courtesy National Park Service.

 

Grizzly bear Glacier
Grizzly Bear. Photo by Jim Peaco. Courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

 

Mountain lion Glacier
Mountain lion. Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

 

Black bear Glacier
Black Bear. Photo courtesy National Park Service.

 

Osprey Glacier
Beaver. Photo by Ann Schonlau. Courtesy National Park Service.

 

Osprey Glacier
Osprey. Photo by Jim Peaco, courtesy National Park Service.

 

Harlequin duck Glacier
Harlequin duck. Photo by Tim Rains, courtesy National Park Service.

 

Pika Glacier
Pika. Photo courtesy National Park Service.

 

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Mountain Men Rendezvous

RED LODGE POST

The era of the mountain men, the most active period being roughly 1810-1850, is one of the most interesting periods in northern Rocky Mountain history. People who live in Montana have not forgotten this special period.

Mountan men
Painting by Alfred Jacob Miller (1810-1874) of mountain men crossing a stream.

Modern day folks gather to celebrate the culture and history of mountain men at rendezvous events. This summer, Sapphire Mountain Men, a dedicated bunch of locals in western Montana, will put on a great show.

For 2021, the Wild Horse Rendezvous, near Missoula, is on go, May 28-31.  Active participation or just hanging out at this rendezvous is okay.  Public welcome. Vendors come too with period clothing and food.

No Green River excesses (like wild days in the 1830s when mountain men gathered in Green River, Wyoming) at this rendezvous. This event is pure family fun. Contact: sapphiremountainmen@gmail.com.

For a brief account of the life of a famous mountain man, read about Thomas Fitzpatrick in blog post by Joe Gannon.






Visit the Sapphire Mountain Men Web site.

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