Shards of hoarfrost grow from a tree branch near Ralston. (Kinley Bollinger)

Temperatures fall. Flakes fly. After a warm, dry fall, winter is finally sinking its teeth into Wyoming. 

WyoFile wants to see your photographs of the season — the windswept landscapes, the romping dogs, the snow sports and the hazardous travel conditions. 

That also includes the artistic, such as this archival image from Wyoming photographer Kinley Bollinger. Bollinger was getting ready for the day one cold morning near Ralston last winter when she noticed a lacy layer of hoarfrost on the trees outside her kitchen window. 

“I immediately stopped what I was doing, grabbed my camera and went outside to capture the intricacy of the ice crystals,” she wrote in an email to WyoFile. Bollinger spent the next hour absorbed in the delicate architecture of ice, she said.

Send your high-resolution submission to under the subject line “Winter” and include the date and place where it was taken. -Ed.

Katie Klingsporn reports on outdoor recreation, public lands, education and general news for WyoFile. She’s been a journalist and editor covering the American West for 20 years. Her freelance work has...

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  1. – maybe include the pertinent e-mail address, link , or means to submit the Cold Snap photos for those who do not already know ?