When we first pulled up to the “warming hut” in the West Thumb area of Yellowstone, we were greeted with amazing light … the morning was very cold (remember, it was -38°F when we got up!). Combining with all the steam from the numerous thermal pools of West Thumb, the light filtering through the trees created a very ethereal atmosphere for us:
And fell over our Bombardier snowcoaches:
You know it’s good whenever it takes 30 minutes just to leave the parking lot! Tomorrow’s post will go beyond the parking lot and will include some images of the West Thumb thermal pools … quite a sight in these conditions!