Speaking of snow ...
Much of Heart of the West Adventure Route
traverses the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
, a relatively intact region in the northern Rockies of rugged, vast and spectacular interconnected wildlands. This is grizzly country. People do get eaten.
So when you visit over the coming season, particularly if you camp, use your noggin.
Bear spray works.
Hanging food between trees works (Kriega UScombo30 drybags are ideal!).
And if you see one of these ...
... viewing it from a distance works.
Live to tell!