Abyss Pool Heating Up – July 2017

Abyss Pool Heating Up – July 2017

Just a quick post here to share some comparison photos of the heating up of Abyss Pool at West Thumb Geyser Basin. While there haven’t been any reports of “Waterfall Geyser” in quite awhile, it seems the whole geyser basin is just slowly heating up....
Upper Geyser Basin Late June 2017

Upper Geyser Basin Late June 2017

I recently spent three nights in the Old Faithful area and four delightful days spent taking notes on what I saw and visiting with friends. While I still need to go through more files, I’m starting to take more of the approach I do to scrapbooking and just find...
Watching Ledge Spring Erupt

Watching Ledge Spring Erupt

Ledge Spring is one of the thermal features at West Thumb that has benefited from the energy increase that started last August with the appearance of “Waterfall Geyser.” In just a few days, this spring when from lower water and a crater lined with brown...
Updates from West Thumb Early June 2017

Updates from West Thumb Early June 2017

The thermal energy continues to slowly increase at West Thumb Geyser Basin. This dynamic geyser basin is used to energy shifts, but this one is pretty good and will be fun to watch what happens over the summer. At best, I’m hoping to see another geyser or two...
Spasmodic Geyser Observations 23 April 2017

Spasmodic Geyser Observations 23 April 2017

It’s sometimes easiest to understand field notes by simply seeing how someone else keeps theirs. And since the Sawmill Group is acting differently this spring, I want to get my field notes out where others can see them for themselves. This way, if others decide...