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... write this, there is some thunder and lightening, but no rain yet. Tomorrow the forecast is for 65 degrees and scattered thunderstorms. I hope that’s wrong!
The wifi here was crazy slow Weds night. Finally got this done Thursday morning around 5am. Guess you have to get up early to get online!
... a park ranger that was working at the National Park. He was from Calif. Retired policeman. He had another call while talking with us. so he told us he would check on us on this way back. He wanted to make sure we would be ok. Another pickup truck stopped to see if we needed water or anything. We assured him AAA would be there anytime. It was so nice to have people checking on us and making sure we would be ok. AAA finally got there after about ...
... and nice and hospitable...and they make GREAT BEER. They don't distribute east of the Missisippi yet, so that explains why we didn't know much about them. We had a sampling flight (FREE) and then purchased a six pack of Moose Drool to take with us in our cooler. A good night's sleep and we hit the road early again. This time heading straight toward Glacier National Park.
We had planned to stay the next night at another Harvest Host site- Flathead Lake Winery- ...
... we say two guys at what we thought was a scenic overlook but as we got closer we realized what they were doing. At least they were aiming down wind. We drove on by. No luck finding lunch in St Mary's. All but one of the cafes were closed and it was kind of out of the way on a hilltop. We looked around at the visitors center, bought more books and DVDs, and headed back to East Glacier. The weather app said that the wind was blowing 23 mph, I would believe ...
... be missed. Next we saw the Triple Arches but we did not stop here, we did stop at the Oberlin Bend overlook where the other side of the GTSR is more prominently seen.
We attempted to stop at Logan Pass because I wanted to hike the Hidden Lake Trail which is supposed to be an easier hike through wildflowers, near a secret triple waterfall to an overlook of a hidden lake in a mountain valley. Unfortunately the parking lot ...