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... comfort and ease of the trail and negotiate around us in the deep woods. But with 35 or more folks clapping and yelling “Hey Bear!” wouldn’t you?
Prior to our peace hike journey, hikers were warned that they must cross a suspension bridge swaying 12 feet over a rushing stream as part of the final leg of the expedition. Casey had considered this Acrophobia encounter prior to signing up and concluded that she was up to the challenge. ...
... the falls, then when my wife goes to do the same, one of the ground squirrels wanders over to investigate me. Just as it is about to check my shoe some other hiker startles it away.
We continue on quickly reaching the split in the trail and starting heading towards Iceberg Lake. Before long the trails start to break and we can see a cliff and some falls. Eventually the trees give way to clearing and grasses full of flowers. So many flowers, so many colours!
At one ...
For the past 4 days we have been driving cross country...almost literally. We covered more than 1,400 miles during this stretch but wanted to get closer to our next destination...Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. During the last few days there were very long stretches with few inhabitants. Even the towns are very small and lightly populated.
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... Many Glacier Rd, eat dinner and then still track down and get settled at a free campsite near St. Mary lake on the east end of the park. Another beautiful and free spot to camp with no other campers and nothing but views. Two things that could not be said for the KOA two miles down the road which was full even though they were charging $60/night. Crazy indeed.
Beating the heat this year came by crossing the border from lovely Utah to amazing Montana.
Fought 35-55 mile an hour gusts to travel the 90 miles from Shelby, MT to East Glacier.
This stop has already wielded lots of great views, wonderful weather and wildlife surprises.
The food...not so much...as we are battling vicious bouts of food poisoning... But that is another story....or not.