The morning after a rain-snow storm hit the Jackson area in late September, photographer Timothy Mayo posted up with his camera at the iconic Oxbow Bend in Grand Teton National Park.

What followed was well worth the trip: Mount Moran, newly dusted with snow, peaked from the clouds as mist hovered over the glassy Snake River and the light performed an ethereal dance.

“Probably the best photography morning I have experienced in 2022,” the Jackson photographer recounted of capturing the splendor of late September — with hints of winter to come.

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. Beautiful! Wonderful to be reminded of the loveliness that is always around us in this stunning state. Thank you!