Travel Blogs from Jasper
**Sleep System & Shelter**
-Tent- Go-lite Imogene 2 w/ footprint - 38oz
-Sleeping Pad- Thermarest Prolite 3 - 16oz
-Sleeping Bag- Montbell Spridal Down 0* - 59oz
-Bag Liner- Sea to Summit Silk Liner - 4oz
Total - 7lb 5oz
**Clothing and Rain Gear**
-Rain Gear- Sea to Summit Ultrasil Poncho - 14oz
-Gloves and Cap- Sirius Gloves, Chaos Beanie - 5 oz
... no protection from the wind up here, and most of the trees have already had their tops broken off by the ice storm a few years past. Camping here was key to making an early resupply run to the post office 1.5 miles down the road the next morning.
Day 10: 16 miles
We set out down the road for our resupply at the post office and within 1/10 of a mile a kind gentleman picked us up and ran us to and from the post office! Yes! ...
... We noticed that the store was scattered with a few tables (mix matched and quaint) with some nice decor of antiques and crafts and a mixture of homemade foods to buy and take with you. In the Antique display there were some pastries and cakes and a few pies..the chalkboard advertised their specials of home made deli style sandwiches and homemade pizza..I asked her how the pizza was and she told me the crust, sauce everything homemade and pizza oven to cook it off in ...so ...
After the caves, we get back on the Scenic Seven Byway. This is a beautiful drive with a lot of great views. We see mountains, valleys, trees, and at towards the end we're almost raped by ghosts (or maybe we're just paranoid). Check out the pictures.
Ozark National Forest! Happy 4th!
We arrived in the Ozarks about mid day on the 4th of July. Totally forgetting everyone was on holiday our stop by the information station was less than fruitful and we drove down the winding scenic roads and enjoyed the view.
The Forest was clearly fully utilized as the ...