Five hours earlier, from a ridge across the canyon, my hunting partner, Darin Craig, and I had watched three muley bucks feed into a small patch of alpine fir
trees and then disappear.
Even in this stunted state, an alpine fir
is easily identified by its short one- to two-inch upturned needles and its compact shape.
Some good choices for mountain areas include alpine fir
(Abies lasiocarpa), Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), Colorado spruce (Picea pungens 'Fat Albert'), Colorado blue spruce (P.
This confirmed that ACQ and CA are capable of penetrating alpine fir
better than CCA.
Note that among the SPF mix, lodgepole pine has the highest density and MOE, followed by spruce and alpine fir
DECKED OUT WITH COLORED LIGHTS, THE ALPINE fir
pictured above is a magical sight at Jerry Zetzsche's house around Christmas.
The fire has burned up over a mountain ridge through grass, sage, pinion juniper and alpine firs
, and by midday was burning down north-facing slopes into a small valley, Carpenter said.
The area sports a vertical drop of 2,600 feet, two chairs, two surface lifts (rope tow and T-bar), 35 runs bordered by alpine firs
, and sweeping views of the Missoula Valley Here University of Montana students snowboard the bowls or cozy up in the A-frame main lodge at the base of the mountain to refuel.