Selkirk Mountains

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a range of the Rocky Mountains in southeastern British Columbia

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To the west are the Selkirk Mountains, home to a wide array of wildlife, including grizzly bears and one of the few remaining herds of woodland caribou in the continental U.S.
The town of Sandpoint, ID is situated beyond the shores of Lake Pend Oreille and at the base of the Selkirk Mountains. This is the location of a unique aircraft company--Quest Aircraft that produces the Kodiak, a modern backcountry airplane packed with performance features.
The small band of thirty-four, who make their home in the Selkirk Mountains near the Canadian border, are losing their struggle for survival to logging, wildfires and competition from other animals, as well as to mountain lion predation.
Rogers had already, in April, 1881, sent survey parties from Fort Calgary to explore passes through the Rocky Mountains; but it was the more westerly Selkirk Mountains that presented him with a task of far greater difficulty.
In 1954, Washington Department of Game (later renamed Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, WDFW) personnel found a shed moose antler in the Selkirk Mountains of Pend Oreille County in the northeastern corner of the state.
My ears started to pop as we climbed into the heavily-wooded Selkirk Mountains. Butter-yellow trembling aspen and trees reduced to skeletons by pine beetles punctuated the magnificent sweep of lodgepole pines.
With its heavy snowfalls and steep slopes, the Kootenay region, from the Rockies west through the Purcell and Selkirk mountains, is home to many a winter celebration.
Another group of imperiled, part-time residents of British Columbia are members of a small herd of woodland caribou that lives part of the year in the Selkirk Mountains of northern Idaho and northeastern Washington- -the only caribou that range in the Lower 48.
For example, an analysis of wolverine observations in Idaho indicates three areas where sightings are concentrated: the Selkirk Mountains of northern Idaho, the Lochsa and Kelly Creek drainages in north-central Idaho, and the Sawtooth and Smoky Mountains in south-central Idaho (Groves 1988).
British Colombia's Selkirk Mountains, which is home to deep powder, sharp peaks and big runs, have got our names on them.
On our way we climbed the Balu Pass Trail (6,900ft) at Rogers Pass in the Selkirk Mountains. Although our lungs were bursting, we arrived at the summit to be greeted by a glorious alpine meadow with a fantastic panorama of mountains and glaciers.
The story behind the Weaver/Harris verdict began with government entrapment and continued through 16 months of armed surveillance of Weaver's cabin in the steep, heavily wooded Selkirk Mountains near Naples, about 40 miles south of the Canadian border in the rural "panhandle" region of northern Idaho.
Since my wife Binki and I (quadriplegic after a diving accident) began RV-ing in 1998, a much desired place for us to try and get away to has been the town of Revelstoke, B.C., a small (population under 4,000) alpine town deep in the heart of the Selkirk Mountains of western Canada.
In the Selkirk Mountains along the Idaho-Washington-British Columbia border, the woodland caribou count hovers stubbornly around 30, despite an attempt to resuscitate the community by bringing 100 caribou in from other areas.
On the lower lake's Luby Bay, we pull into Hill's Resort, with its forest cabins, 18-hole golf course, and views of the Selkirk Mountains. Owned by the Hill family since 1946, the resort has hosted generations of families.