Monthly Archives: August 2017

That Is a Very Big Hole

My last day in Yellowstone I *really* wanted at at least *glance* the Grand Canyon. My earlier Bison Encounter slowed me down, but was *totally* worth it. From Old Faithful, I decided to take the loop starting going east on … Continue reading

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OMG Bison

As I travelled through Yellowstone on my way to Artist’s Point in the Grand Canyon, I encountered a huge herd of bison! Bison on the hills! Bison grazing on the roadside! Bison slobbering on my van! It was definitely the … Continue reading

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Yellow Stones and Yellow Water

I’ve finally seen Old Faithful! Like, four or five times! I spent two days exploring the beautiful alien landscape of geysers, pools, foreign accents, and sulfur. After saying goodbye to Jackson, I headed north from Bridger-Teton National Forest (free) into … Continue reading

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Down Into the Jackson Hole

The city of Jackson Wyoming is the biggest town near Bridger-Teton National Forest where I saw the 2017 eclipse. It’s expensive and touristy, but very walkable and fun. It’s kind of like Disney Land for the Western Mountain Experience. One … Continue reading

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Pet Ideas From The Mountain

As soon as the eclipse was over, I grabbed my hiking gear and headed up the mountain on the Ski Lake Trail! The first part of the hike was fairly easy, though with a consistent mild uphill grade. It alternates … Continue reading

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Mountain Adventures

While in Bridger-Teton National Forest for the eclipse, I went on several hikes. The first was downhill from the Phillips Trailhead, I think on the Phillips Connector. The sign was gone, so I wasn’t sure. There is a parallel mountain … Continue reading

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The End of Light

I watched the eclipse from the top of Junior, my moderately trusty steed, but not before encountering this adorsable pet potbellied pig! Its owners had an amazing homebrew RV they had built from scratch, including welding the frame and covering … Continue reading

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