Granite Park Chalet
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... for another adventure. I think tomorrow I'll take a well deserved Zero Day! Day #28 Stats: Distance: 109 miles Ride Time: 8:05 Real Time: 11:30 Vertical Feet: 3300 ft. Day #29 Stats: Distance: 70 miles Ride Time: 5:20 Real Time: 7:00 Vertical Feet: 1600 ft. Total Trip Stats: Distance: 1,881 miles Total Vertical Feet: 98,400 ft. Total Ride Time: Let's not figure that one! Average Daily Milage: 64.9 ...
... into the surrounding natural landscape.
The backlight of the sun made picture taking hard and also the fact that there was a haze in the air from the nearby fires in Yosemite and Yellowstone National Parks made for more photographic difficulties.
We pulled in at Bird Woman Falls overlook for a beautiful view of the McDonald river and valley and the huge waterfall coming off the mountain. Next we managed to snag ...
... Is was a great day. While there is extensive traffic it is all moving around 25 mph and all of the drivers were wonderful practically and some actually cheering us on! The views are amazing as we climbed along the right edge of the road looking over a small rail (3 ft. high) looking sometimes hundreds of feet straight down. Didn't see any mountain goats or grizzly bears but many glaciers, streams and waterfalls. Overall a tremendous day ended with a swim ...
... was the best I was going to get. Delta may have cheaper flights than most but they obviously don't service their planes well or they wouldn't have so many broken down planes in hangers stranding all their passengers who paid good money. Their customer service is a joke and completely rude, all they want to offer you is future money to fly with them again, yeah right! Spend the extra 50-100 dollars and fly Southwest or someone else.
... Front seat of shuttle Interesting conversation with driver; same age as me Penn State grad; interesting collection of jobs in last ten years including red cars and Antarctica cdl licenses Back to camp; made spaghetti meal from freeze dried food; charged phone Linked up with Jer on the webcam Back to camp and to bed early because I wanted to do Highline and catch the hikers express shuttle in the morning that left at ...
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