Travel Blogs from Jasper
... decided King's Bluff and went counterclockwise on the 2.1-mile loop.
Very narrow path not well maintained, nearly overtaken by weeds and bushes hanging over the trail.
Nice Bluff views of forested mountains and valley; not much of a waterfall. Took the road path back to the parking lot (path to left of sign). Talked with man that did both loops; he liked Pedestal Rocks one better. ...
... best ever.
Lady that makes the pies talked with us; chef was culinary trained in New York.
Buffalo Outdoor Center
Info about renting canoes since the Ponca to Pruitt area is supposed to be the best part of the Buffalo River to Canoe. The trip was from Steel Creek to Kyles Landing. Both ...
... Wider sites are needed; stepping out of the rv right on a hill was difficult.
Visitor Center for brochures, self-guiding map of historic downtown, which isn't much.
Neighbor's Mill Bakery & Cafe
great breads milled and baked here. Loaf of Sour Cream Pecan ...
**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
... 17 miles! (Biggest mile day so far! Woo!)
Camped on the west crossing of Hurricane Creek - The tent area was all SAND! Pleasing to the feet but I still have sand in my tent and I am sure it will never leave.
Day 9: 14 miles
Camped on Fairview. A thunderstorm was rolling in and we were camping at probably the worst spot on the entire trail to weather a storm. With an elevation of over 2000ft, wind just rips through the hill top. There ...