Mountain Cleft Wilderness Retreat
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... you when you roll into your garage.
You also spend a lot of time planning the next leg of your trip. Between atlases, road maps, RV campground directories, mileage guides, a computer and an I-Pad and online RV park reviews, you load down your small table with resources as you make your decisions about routes and accommodations. Which route offers the best roads, most accessible diesel fuel stops, and least construction?
... We got Nancy a package of 50 texts for $10, but I didn't, as I just don't text a whole lot. Incoming texts are free, we were told, but AT&T will bill the sender about 50 cents each. Our WiFi will depend on the campground, so we'll see how that works. A lot of campgrounds in the U.S. seem to use a company called TenGo for their wireless service. Personally, I think the company is misnamed. More often than not it's NoGo!
Tonight we're ...
... I would like this hike.
There was a fast moving river/stream along side the trail and it had literally carved its way through the rocks. Pretty damn cool looking.
There were a lot of uphill sections along the way that really take the wind out of you if you are not in the best of shape. So needless to say, we had a lot of rest stops to take in the scenery.
The trail itself was ...
... tonight – there was going to be a guy there singing. The kids were SUPER EXCITED about that, so we had to hurry. We ate and then wanted to get back to Running Eagle Falls, but before we could leave, we discovered that our car battery had died. Thankfully the nice couple beside us came over to give us a jump. (also thankful that the jumper cables were stashed in our car!!) Because Running Eagle Falls was ...
... lake. We rented a duplex inside the park. It was a bit rustic, but in the one room, had two beds and a bathroom with a shower. This side is less populated and dryer than the west side. St. Mary lake is very beautiful and reflects the mountains all around.
The second day there, we took a guided boat ride and hike on the lake. We were lucky the day we went because there were only 12 people on our tour.
We stopped at a trailhead and walked the 3 ...