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Inuvik-trip day-5 (FortNelson-BC to WatsonLake-YT) on 2008jun27

Photos from AlaskaHwy near TetsaRiver on 2008jun27:
scenery: Lupin: Lupin: Lupin: Lupin: Dwarf raspberry: Blue columbine: building: and saw-blade-sign

Photos from AlaskaHwy NW of TetsaRiver on 2008jun27:
Yellow mountain-avens=Dryas drummondii: Hedysarum: Alpine milk-vetch=Astragalus alpinus: and YellowMountainAvens=Dryas~drummondii

Photos from StoneMountainProvincialPark on 2008jun27:
Mountain goat: the first one we saw traffic-jam: due to goats on road Mountain goat+Stone sheep: Mountain goat: kid and nanny Mountain goat: kid and nanny Stone sheep: Stone sheep: Stone sheep:

Photos from ToadRiverProvincialPark on 2008jun27:
River-beauty=Broad-leaved fireweed=Epilobium latifolium: clump River-beauty=Broad-leaved fireweed=Epilobium latifolium: clump River-beauty=Broad-leaved fireweed=Epilobium latifolium: plant River-beauty=Broad-leaved fireweed=Epilobium latifolium: flowers River-beauty=Broad-leaved fireweed=Epilobium latifolium: flowers Platanthera aquilonis: Platanthera aquilonis: Platanthera aquilonis: Platanthera aquilonis: Paintbrush: species? plant Paintbrush: species? flowers Sparrow-egg ladyslipper=Cypripedium passerinum: plant Sparrow-egg ladyslipper=Cypripedium passerinum: flower Butterwort: Butterwort: Grass-of-parnassus: in bud River-beauty=Broad-leaved fireweed=Epilobium latifolium: flower River-beauty=Broad-leaved fireweed=Epilobium latifolium: flower Coastal fleabane=Erigeron peregrinus?: Coastal fleabane=Erigeron peregrinus?: Coastal fleabane=Erigeron peregrinus?: in bud Arnica?: Sparrow-egg ladyslipper=Cypripedium passerinum: pod Sparrow-egg ladyslipper=Cypripedium passerinum: pod Rose-gall: Butterwort: plant Butterwort: plant Butterwort: flower Yellow mountain saxifrage=Saxifraga aizoides: clump Yellow mountain saxifrage=Saxifraga aizoides: plants+flowers

Photos from MunchoLake on 2008jun27:
Scenery: MunchoLake Scenery: MunchoLake Scenery: MunchoLake
- note: the tourism-literature from "SuperNatural" British Columbia states that Muncho Lake is the most beautiful mountain-lake in the world.

Photos from AlaskaHwy near NorthernRockiesLodge on 2008jun27:
Wood bison: Wood bison: Wood bison: Wood bison: Wood bison: Wood bison: Black bear:

Photos from LairdHotsprings on 2008jun27:
sign: Laird-River Hotsprings me: and Laird-River sign me: and Laird-River sign closer Platanthera aquilonis: Platanthera aquilonis: in bud Violet: Pink pyrola: Long-leaved sundew: Platanthera huronensis: plant Platanthera huronensis: spike Amerorchis rotundifolia: plant Amerorchis rotundifolia: flowers Amerorchis rotundifolia: flower Amerorchis rotundifolia: clump Amerorchis rotundifolia: unusual form? Amerorchis rotundifolia: unusual form? Twinflower: American speedwell=Veronica americana: Doris: in hotsprings pool False foxglove: clump False foxglove: plant False foxglove: flower Platanthera huronensis: with Doris Platanthera huronensis: plants Platanthera huronensis: spike Star-flowered Solomons-seal: berries Cow parsnip: plant Cow parsnip: flowers Cow parsnip: flowers with fly Yellow ladyslipper: clump Twining honeysuckle: Grass-of-parnassus, Kotzebues=Parnassia kotzebuei: plant Grass-of-parnassus, Kotzebues=Parnassia kotzebuei: flower Stinkbug: on my finger

Photos from AlaskaHwy NW of LairdHotsprings on 2008jun27:
Wood bison: by stream Wood bison: by stream Wood bison: calf Wood bison: cow Black bear: Black bear: Black bear: Black bear: brown form Black bear: brown form Black bear: brown form sign: Welcome to Yukon

Photos from WatsonLake YT on 2008jun27:
sign: Welcome to WatsonLake sign-forest: in WatsonLake sign: from F├╝rstenfeldbruck in sign-forest
- the Northern Rockies region is sometimes called the "Serengeti of the North" due to the abundance of large wildlife, and we certainly felt it lived up to that reputation today.