First snow 2015 Season


Above is a snapshot from our new webcam taken this morning after the first snow of the season. About 2 inches of heavy snow here in town. Perhaps more in the mountains.

It-s going to be a great winter season so be sure and visit our webcam on our homepage to see what is happening here at Cozy Cove Cabins and on Big Wood.

New webcam


This is a current view this morning from our new webcam. We are still in the “figuring out” phase of it so please bear with us. The new cam should give you a larger and clearer image to see what is happening hear on Big Wood. When you see the upload now on our homepage, first, you will notice it is a view from our house and second, that you have to move the page around to see the whole image. It will all be better soon.

We will still only post snapshots instead of live streaming but what really happens on Big Wood that we need to see on video? 😉

As soon as we get it working the way we need it to be, we will re post information for you.

Below is a snapshot I got last night around sunset after a very stormy day.


Ice out 2014 help


I took this picture this morning to help those of you who have not posted your entry for our Big Wood Ice Out Contest.

But please, do not let what looks like water be deceiving. We had 3-4 feet of ice just last weekend although I am not willing to go out there now to test it. SO what looks like water could be a result of the rain we had or from the melting snow we had.

Cast your vote soon. Deadline for entries is April 15th.

Happy SPring 2014


I took this picture a couple days ago…then we got another few inches. It is amazing me that the snow is not going anywhere. The trail riding the past week or so has been incredible.

I hear others talk about mud season as they are also beginning their gardens. They post images of dirt, mud, green grass. And they only live a few hour south of us. I am a bit jealous I think. 😕

I was told that the ice on Little Big Wood was just thicker then the auger length. Another told us that Big Wood was still over 4 feet thick.

So what do you all think? Will we still have snow in May? June? July? 😯 I think not because when the warm hits, it will probably go fast. Rain expected tomorrow so we will see what happens this week.

Remember to cast your vote on our Ice Out Contest. I am surprised at some of the late May dates but we shall see.

Happy Spring.

A storm is coming


Mother nature has no idea what she is bringing us day to day. It rained this morning, then the sun came out and now, in the Northwest skies, you can see the dark clouds and hear the thunder.

Hope the kids get that boat in soon.

Weather update for May 2013


We had a hard frost last night but today, the sun is shining but there is still a bit of a breeze. I am hopeful that it will be warming up.

The forecast calls for possibility of showers next couple days but the weekend looks promising.

The good news for you fisherman: the rain and cooler temps has helped to get a bite.

It is cold out there


The webcam shot showing blue skies but don-t let it fool you. The temperature is about a Minus 8 but the chill factor is about a minus 25 in ton. Can-t say what the chill factor is on the lake though. BRRRR 😯 still pretty darn cold out.

Dress warm and have fun!

And the wind blows

The wind has been gusting all night but when I first took a picture of this snowy mountain, it was calm on the ice. Then the wind picked up (#1) and as you can see by #4, the blowing snow made a misty view of my beautiful snowy sun touched mountain. Still beautiful though don-t you agree?