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We stopped in Ennis and after setting up we went downtown. The first thing we saw was a Mule Deer standing by the edge of the road. He crossed the street at the crosswalk and went behind the houses on the other side. The locals say they see ...
... 6155 feet elevation - with a large sage-covered tableland surrounded by trees and dotted with wildflowers. Mild up and down roadway, with nothing very steep or long. We had dropped Gayle off 7 miles out to ride back to the lodge, and she saw a mother moose with her calf. While Lea was driving the car back to the lodge she narrowly - very narrowly! - missed hitting a deer. (Don't worry, Rachel, the car is fine!) All Dave and I saw was a ...
... to quite a height and there perched on a precipitous slope were two bighorn sheep, aptly named. did't manage to get a photo. We arrived in Ennis and decided it was a good place to spend the night so we checked in at El Western. Very nice log cabins with a separate lounge/kitchen and bedroom. Dinner was at an old fashioned diner, huge meal but couldn't resist some cherry pie. When we returned ...
... break in a day park along one of the numerous river-following-highways in Idaho. We saw this contraption in a little stream by the roadway, working away. Functionally, the flow of the stream turns the paddlewheel, which turns the driveshaft, which moves a chain drive, which very slowly rotates the perforated drum (which is up-stream of the paddlewheel). What does it do? What is the purpose of this device?
I got the mechanics worked out pretty easily, even ...
Nice little town, got some gas station food from under heat lamp. Chris has jalapenos, I had a burrito. Sat on curb across street looking down mainstreet with snow capped mountains in background.
Check out this photo from yesterday! Bald eagles!