Tagged with Montana

A Spring Day in Yellowstone

A Spring Day in Yellowstone

Sunday, May 8th, 2016 – Canyon Campground, Gallatin National Forest, Montana 6:30 a.m. – 42 degrees Bright eyed and bushy tailed, we were back on the road to Yellowstone. The morning sky was a bright blue pallet on which we would paint our day. (24 minutes later…) 6:54 a.m. Historic North Entrance, Yellowstone National Park, Montana We … Continue reading

Getting to Yellowstone

Getting to Yellowstone

Saturday, May 7, 2016 – Moraine Park Campground, RMNP – 7:20 am, 41 degrees We woke to small clicking and crunching noises outside of our tent. Having heard these sounds before in the Rocky Mountains, we had a pretty good idea what it was: foraging elk. We sat quietly in our tent, listening. Hooves casually click-clacked on the … Continue reading

Hiking Logan’s Pass

Hiking Logan’s Pass

Westward Wanderlust Day 8 Vista Motel, Montana July 17, 2012 This is the first morning we have woken up in a bed since we left Wisconsin.  I’m pretty sure we fell asleep the moment our heads hit our pillows.  We woke surrounded by our now dry camping gear, which we had strategically draped over fans … Continue reading

Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park

Westward Wanderlust Day 7 Rest Stop, Montana July 16, 2012 We spent the night in the car outside Shelby, Montana. With some creative packing and re-packing, we are able to sleep comfortably in the back of our car, with just enough room to utilize our sleeping pads and sleeping bags. We were on our way … Continue reading

The Last Day in Yellowstone

The Last Day in Yellowstone

Westward Wanderlust, Day 6 Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming July 15th, 2012 Last night’s fog was followed by many hours of rain. As we broke camp at Lewis Lake, grey clouds moved across the morning sun, doing little to dry our rain-soaked tent. We were packed and moving before 9:00am, heading to the Old Faithful Basin … Continue reading