Photos: Above it all March 9, 2022 by Methow Valley News Photo by Steve Mitchell The Balloon Glow event illuminated downtown Winthrop. Photo by Steve Mitchell The winter landscape provided a perfect backdrop for balloons. Photo by Marcy Stamper As if in formation, balloons drifted over the valley after lifting off. Photo by Marcy Stamper Awaiting lift-off from the Winthrop Balloon Roundup launch site. Photo by Marcy Stamper Inflating the balloons started early each morning of the roundup.