Smoke on the Water...looking west across the calm waters of Lake McDonald inside Glacier National Park. Stella and I kayaked Lake McDonald in mid-July during our Great Montana Adventure. The haze was from the various wildfires that have inundated the west this past summer. Though a bit on the warm side, you could have not … Continue reading POTW: Smoke on the Water
We recently kayaked String Lake ~ Grand Teton National Park. We dubbed that day as, “The Unexpected Journey.” Why do you ask? Learn more by reading the latest post: Utah & Wyoming Windy Adventures and look for Day 6 to find the answer. Until then, enjoy the vistas of the Teton Range.
Phelps Lake ~ Grand Teton National Park: looking down from the overlook. The Phelps Lake Overlook trail is not an overly challenging hike, roughly two miles out and back from the Death Canyon Trailhead. However, I will say that getting there is part of the adventure. We entered Grand Teton National Park from the Granite … Continue reading POTW: Phelps Lake ~ Grand Teton National Park
Jackson Lake adventures: there is definitely something special about the Tetons, Jackson Lake and Grand Teton National Park. The allure is so great that we keep heading back year after year, both in the summer and winter. This picture on Jaskson Lake was taken almost four years ago to the day, and we are headed … Continue reading POTW: Jackson Lake Adventures
Sacred Dancing Cascade, tucked away along the Going-to-the-Sun Road on the west side of Glacier National Park. After spending the day on Lake McDonald, a quick jaunt to Avalanche Falls accompanied by a stroll through the Trail of the Cedars, we stopped at the Sacred Dancing Cascade.
The Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is one of the least visited National Parks; however, if you are in the neighborhood it is worthy of a visit. Known as steep, deep and narrow, the Gunnison River has carved it way through the volcanic rock to reach metamorphic rock below, creating the canyon as … Continue reading POTW: Black Canyon of the Gunnison
On Memorial Day, Stella and I trekked along the East Shore Trail. On our way back, we had paused for a moment to look north across the lake into the snowcapped southern end of the Never Summer Range. This trail encompasses both the Arapaho National Recreation Area and Rocky Mountain National Park, on the eastern … Continue reading POTW: East Shore Trail RMNP