Chris Kramer, president of the Mountain Community Fire Safe Council, is prepared for cold emergencies, too. Here he is shoveling snow in front of the Post Office before most of the bigger snowfalls late Sunday and Monday.
Photo by Gigi Kramer


South Idyllwild, West Ridge Road and Robin Drive, Saturday morning, Jan. 21, from Saunders Meadow Road.
Photo by JP Crumrine


Looking north from town, the mountains were white, brown and green were more visible at the lower elevations Tuesday morning.                                                                                                                                                                  Photo by JP Crumrine


The local mountains Tuesday morning after Monday’s snowfall.                                                                     Photo by JP Crumrine


Before the heaviest snow fell Monday, Gigi Kramer had already sculpted a snow queen Sunday morning, Jan. 22.                         Photo by Gigi Kramer
This dapper snowman greeted customers to the Town Baker Sunday morning, Jan. 22.
Photo by JP Crumrine


Tahquitz Rock is snow covered Sunday morning and more snow came Sunday night and Monday, Jan. 23.
Photo by J.P. Crumrine