Out Our Way: The chinooks of God - 1 Kings 19
February 22, 2019
Out our way, Charlie on Jet and me on Doc loved to ride the Tiger Ridge and work cows. But only in the good weather. Come February when the Alberta Clippers rage and the cows are calving, we were well content to stay inside and let other roam the back country, There is nothing fun or romantic about pulling calves in a minus 40 degree blizzard at 3 a.m.
February is calving season and also one of the harshest months on the Hi-Line of Montana. But it can also be one of the most glorious — for more than a few times, after a bad-tempered clipper comes through dumping snow and temperatures, th...