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We then continued on with the hike where 4 of the 5 of us seemed to enjoy it. One of the 5 of us, which will remain nameless was not having a very positive attitude and was lagging behind whining and complaining. I guess that is to be expected while on a busy trip like we have been on, but it did raise tensions a bit for the rest of us.
As we reached the other side we took the 1 mile hike up the mountain to see waterfalls and hike to ...
... 1, I started to calm down. By the time we were going through the category 3 rapids I was having a ball. Before the end of the adventure I was even riding the bull (sitting on the front of the raft while you go down the rapids) so much fun. I want to do it again tomorrow, seriously. Thanks Steve for making me do it!
After getting back to our motel we warmed up in the hot tub, before getting dressed and heading to the local fair. Yes, another town another fair.
... way down to Grand Teton National Park and got to enjoy the amazing views of the Tetons. From there we headed into Jackson Hole to catch the Hawks game at a local brewery.
Right now we are just waiting on the Hawks to turn this game into a win :)
"Traveling---it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller." -unknown
Up early again and we took a flight from Reno to salt lake city - I had decided that there wasn't much of value to see on the journey to warrant a very long drive across the desert with temperatures reaching over 100F.
Arriving in slc Utah we picked up a new hire car which we will have for 17 days - this time a Jeep Grand Cherokee. We decided on the more scenic route to Idaho which was east of slc, past park city where ...
On the road to Yellowstone! Before we leave Grand Teton National Park, we stop at the famous Jackson Lake Lodge, built in 1955. Through its floor to ceiling windows, we see spectacular views of Jackson Lake and Mount Moran. We also learn it was the location for the signing of the US/Soviet Arms Treaty in 1989. There are wonderful walking trails overlooking the lake and moose reserve, but alas, no moose this time.