SNAPPED: Bighorns walking through fog in front of Snow King

JACKSON, Wyo. — Ahh…winter time in Jackson, when you can grab a coffee at Town Square, drive less than ten minutes, and see dozens of bighorn horn sheep as well as the thousands of elk along the National Elk Refuge Road.

Buckrail reader Matthew Murphy captured this dramatic shot of three bighorn sheep appearing through the fog with the steep runs of Snow King Mountain Resort in the background.

Bighorn sheep normally stay high up in the mountains during the warmer months, but once the cooler weather comes, the sheep migrate down to Millers Butte on the National Elk Refuge.

The sheep can often be seen climbing, butting heads, eating grass, or taking a nap.

About The Author

Buckrail @ Jacob

Jacob Gore was born and raised in Cheyenne, the capital city of Wyoming. As a proud Wyomingite, he loves to share his home with visitors from around the world. Spending years in Jackson and Alaska as an interpretive nature guide, he remains a photographer, traveler, storyteller, and avid hobbyist of all-things outdoors. Jacob enjoys bridging the connection between Jackson and the rest of the state.

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