The Woods Hotel
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... through the Teton Pass into Jackson Hole, our destination for the night. It still looks (intentionally and somewhat annoyingly) like an old western town. Too hokey for my taste, though maybe it's something to do with the fact that in winter temperatures regularly fall below minus 50f/40c....that has to do something to your judgement of what is ascetically acceptable.
Looking forward to Teton and Yellowstone Parks...hopefully we will see Yogi there.
... to see several bald eagles and their nests and some young. Unfortunately we didn't see much other wildlife but the trip was beautiful and the guide was highly knowledgeable about the mountains. He also gave a us a little of the history of the park and the role of John D. Rockefeller in donating lands to establish this nature preserve south of Yellowstone. After the float trip we spent time swimming and took a trail run with Jake. It was fun to run through the ...
... Jackpot (or so I thought at the time...) and we went to put our reservation slip on the site post before setting off to explore. There were so many postings and reminders about bears that I was half glad that we had a big RV to hide out from being surely eaten by the bears. Apparently, the bears smell the food on everything. Lots of rules posted about "bear etiquette". So it appears that they have tasted lots of people food and they like it a LOT and when they can't ...
... trailhead and began the Ridge Pass trail. This takes you a bit up and down but mainly just along the ridge of the mountain, with spectacular views of the valley.
We were immediately in snow again! However in other areas the snow had melted, leaving a mushy sticky mud. Our shoes grew a few sizes with the covering of thick mud. But we could kind of trample this off a bit with the nice white snow. So a lot of slipping, ...
... were closing the entrance
roads. We headed on into Jackson Hole for a few days or R&R and laundry.
It’s been 20+ years since we have been in Jackson Hole. It’s 3 times the size with
lots of very posh shopping. The town square with antler entrances is all we
recognized from what we knew. Then
visitors were there for the swift ...