A “ghost of Christmas past” for much of the country, the tradition of finding and cutting one’s Christmas tree from the forest is still alive, well and widely practiced in Wyoming.
Sportsmen and -women spend millions each year on Wyoming hunting licenses and take them afield in pursuit of experiences as diverse as the hunters themselves.
Communities across Wyoming display Christmas lights each December to decorate the dark season and bring some comfort and spirit during cold months.
A gentleman’s pursuit in Europe — think tweed, manicured estates and liveried gun handlers — chasing wild pheasant in Wyoming is a decidedly scrappier affair.
With temperatures dropping, Snow King Mountain and ski resorts throughout the Northern Rockies hurry to make snow with an eye on opening day.