Libby photographer Bob Hosea packs an artificial Christmas tree, a battery and a string of lights to remote areas of northwest Montana bring Christmas alive in the wild. Hosea sells these and other images
on his website.
Camping with Christmas Spirit at Loon Lake in the Purcell Mountains, near Libby, Montana.
Among the giant larch.
Christmas spirit at Flower Lake.
Christmas spirit at Grouse Creek. This location is along the Grouse Lake trail near Troy, Montana.
Grouse Lake is in the Cabinet Mountains near Troy, Montana.
Hoskins Lake is in the Purcell Mountains near Yaak, Montana.
Christmas Spirit at Kootenai Falls, on the Kootenai River between Troy and Libby.
Christmas spirit at Libby Creek.
Lower Geiger Lake
Christmas spirit at Lower Geiger Lake. Both Geiger lakes are in the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness area south of Libby, Montana. It was about four miles of hiking to this lake.
Tom Poole Lake
Christmas Spirit at Tom Poole Lake in the Purcell Mountains near Libby.
Turner Creek Falls
Christmas spirit at Turner Creek Falls. "From the silent stillness, shines the spirit of Christmas."
Christmas spirit cathedral.
Christmas spirit during winter solstice at Leigh Creek.
Christmas spirit in Glacier Park. This was taken at Lake McDonald.
Christmas spirit in Granite Creek in the Cabinet Mountains near Libby, Montana.
The Leigh Creek drainage is in the Cabinet Mountains south of Libby.
Christmas spirit in Snowshoe Creek.
Christmas Spirit on Bull Lake. Ibex Peak, which is in the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness, is in the background.
Christmas Spirit on Scotchman Peak in the Cabinet Mountains near Clark Fork.
Christmas spirit on the Kootenai River at Dunn Creek Campground.
Fishing with Christmas spirit
This was taken at Tom Poole Lake in the Purcell Mountains near Libby, Montana.