We are at about 25 feet of snow for the winter. Breaking news--we just had our first sighting of Trumpeter Swans--seven of them just flew by in front of the lodge. I guess spring really is here! It's been two days since the last "real" snowfall. We've got three sprinklers running full speed to try to melt snow as fast as we can.
The morning sun on the point in front of the lodge.
a nine-day stretch with snow every day!
Snowshoeing over to check on some of the guest cabins.
Clearing snow after a 12" snowfall.
up the stairs to the deck.....
but we always seem to make it!
up to the deck to clear the snow there.
in the interior but it's unusual to see them here in Southeast
Alaska. This guy walked by right in front of the window.
been hanging around the lodge lately. The heavy snow is
covering their feed, so the deer are concentrated now on
the beaches and intertidal zone where the tide melts the snow.