A herd of elk struggled to makes its way through deep snow after intense winter weather blanketed Stevens Pass in Washington.
This footage, posted by Zachary St John, shows a herd of elk struggling to traverse the wintry landscape.
According to local news reports Stevens Pass closed on January 6," due to heavy snowfall and avalanche danger".
The Washington State Department of Transportation said Stevens Pass was reopened on Thursday, January 13, after crews worked through the night to clear the road of snow and debris. Credit: Zachary St John via Storyful