Devils Tower, snow then smoke

Devils Tower snow
Snow at at Devils Tower National Monument, April 9, 2013. NPS photo.

These photos of Devils Tower National Monument were taken a month apart.

smoke at Devils Tower
Smoke from a prescribed fire at Devils Tower National Monument, May 7, 2013. NPS photo

And from a historical perspective, the photo below was taken on the other side, the west side, of the Monument in May, 2000 a few weeks after a prescribed fire. The fire was in the foreground — the area beyond the road in the background was not part of the project.

Devils Tower, after fire in 2000
Devils Tower, in 2000, a few weeks after the West Side prescribed fire. NPS photo by Bill Gabbert.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.