Giant Geyser Awakening?

Giant Geyser Awakening?

Geyser Gazers in Yellowstone yesterday had a great kick off to 2017 with a Hot Period from Giant Geyser.  They noticed Grotto Geyser was recovering from a “marathon” eruption – one that lasts a long time and drains the system enough to give Giant...
Watching “N.O.T. Geyser” grow at West Thumb

Watching “N.O.T. Geyser” grow at West Thumb

This summer a new geyser broke out at West Thumb Geyser Basin just north of Thumb Geyser. People not familiar with geyser basins often assume that they’re fairly static, and that after all these years, we know much about how thermal features work. The truth is...
Yellowstone is closed for the season

Yellowstone is closed for the season

So grateful to be able to spend the last three days of the Summer 2016 season in Yellowstone. Other than the northern part of the park (from Mammoth to Cooke City), the rest is now closed to the public. I have to say these three days – especially Sunday –...
This Week in Wonderland: Week 38, 2016

This Week in Wonderland: Week 38, 2016

PHENOLOGY & GEYSER REPORT (phenology is the study of the seasons) It’s been the start of some glorious fall weather this past week, punctuated with a bit of rain and snow (at higher elevations). September is a great month to be outside. Fewer birds around...
Yellowstone’s West Thumb Geyser Basin

Yellowstone’s West Thumb Geyser Basin

Dear Friends, Many of you who follow me (thank you for that) know or have guessed that my first book – a guide book to the thermal features at West Thumb – has been published. THE BOOK I’m proud to announce: The Collector’s Edition – only...