October – End of Autumn
– Weather turns cold and rainy.
– Northern Lights become more frequent.
– Salmon runs have ended.
– Days shift to rapidly shortening.
– Snow remains in the mountains until end of the month.
– Snow is sparse at the beginning of the month.
– Bears begin to hibernate.
– Temperatures drop below freezing.
December and January
– Short days and long nights.
– Snow is thick upon the ground.
– Most wildlife is difficult to find.
– Prey is weakened by difficult weather.
– Northern Lights are appear often.
– Hours of daylight begin to increase.
– Temperature rises slightly.
– Mating season begins.
March – End of Winter
– Northern Lights are most easily seen.
– Thaw begins at the end of the month.
– Snow begins to melt.
– Ice covering water cracks and.
– Daylight hours rapidly increase.