The Lodge at Big Sky
Travel Blogs from Big Sky
... to die for you, baby
Doesn't mean I'm ready to stay
What good is livin' a life you've been given
If all you do is stand in one place
I'm on a river that winds on forever
Follow 'til I get where I'm goin'
Maybe I'm headin' to die but I'm still gonna try
I guess I'm goin' alone
First Aid Kid My Silver Lining
I don't want to wait anymore I'm tired of looking for ...
... skis and helmets etc by 4.30. It was our longest day out and it was rather nice to take the boots off and be able to walk normally again. Mase and I have bruises around our ankles/shin area where the hire boots rub and press with movement.
Apparently snowboarding is hard to learn but easy to master and skiing is easier to learn but harder to master. Skiing is also more physically demanding on your legs/knees/ankles which you use to control your ...
... and other than the cool soda shop we had lunch in there was not much else to do. So we headed to Virginia and Nevada cities. What a blast to the past. Past meaning 1800's. The two towns were still like old west towns. We found a place to pan for gold, but left with no more gold then we started with. With nothing left to explore, I made an executive decision to blow the joint and bless Big Sky with our visit. What a good choice. Tomorrow we white water raft the Gallatin ...
... of a gorgeous color and beautifully set with a stark mountain face on one side. Our next stop was Montana Grizzly Encounter, a bear rescue and education center. We were quite up close and personal with 4 different bears, including Brutus, the "diva" of the group. Next stops were a fly fishing shop for Steve and a running store for me. We ate an early dinner at the Garage in Bozeman, then headed to the East Gallatin ...
... can sit outside and drink our wine – very civilised (but maybe showing our age). We picked up some more local beer, it is big over here - very good, and J is really into the microbrewery ale. We also spent a bit of time astonishingly gawping at Wal-Mart’s gun section – it really is another country over here! Then, after giving in to a doughnut, it was back to the C’mon Inn to do more washing of our clothes and write up the blog. ...