Winter Beauty at the Ranch

Hi All! Here are a couple of pictures of what things look like here at the Ranch right now. People say that winter is drab and dull, but personally I find it full of beauty and majesty –¬†especially when the sun hits it just right on the way down!

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s…snow?

After 2 months of Spring-like weather clearing most of the snow here in Stehekin, the fluffy white stuff is once again falling from the sky. Daffodils had started to pop up, and folks have been getting their gardens cleaned up and ready to go. From the looks of things 2 days ago, you would have thought it was April. Now there is an inch or two of snow covering the ground. Kind of pretty, but I’m pretty sure winter is supposed to come BEFORE spring…oh well!

Stehekin in Winter

Among¬†the most common questions we get is “What is it like at the Ranch in the winter?” or “How much snow do you get?” Well…they say a picture is worth a thousand words, so…here you go. This is what it looks like at the Ranch and in the Stehekin Valley in the winter months…

Skiing through the pasture at Stehekin Valley Ranch
Skiing through the pasture at Stehekin Valley Ranch
The Cookhouse
The Cookhouse
Snowshoeing around Lake Chelan, view of McGregor Mountain
Snowshoeing around Lake Chelan, view of McGregor Mountain