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... Boy, he sure was a beauty!”
Our wildlife popped up in unexpected places including a black bear running across a 5-lane highway right in front of us. A little faster on my part or a little slower on his and we would not have had a happy ending. He was not our only on-the-road encounter. As you drive the highways, you always have to be alert to the possibility of something scooting across in front of the car. We have had ...
... meadow, we could see a few patches of snow, but as we walked further, there was a lot more snow. After a while the boardwalk ended, and it looked as if the trail was pretty much snow-packed for the rest of the way (about a mile) to the lake. We decided not to finish the rest of the hike, but Stephanie, my dad, and I decided to go just a little ways further, up to the top of a snow slope. For us snow-deprived people of New Mexico, this field ...
... to figure out how the hell everything got twisted up into this delicious mess and understand just what, exactly, is going on.
And as far as I can tell, they still don’t have it totally figured out. Most of the hard rock that ended up on top seems to have come from about 50 miles to the East. The soft rock that ended up on the bottom was already there. The dolomite seems to match the Siberian stuff. And if that wasn’t enough of a hot mess already, ...
... to hike to Avalance Lake; a 4 mile round trip easy to moderate hike along Avalanche Creek and dense forested area with a 500 foot gain in elevation.
The Avalanche Creek trail has three main features: the Trail of the Cedars, which is an easy universal access boardwalk through an old growth cedar forest culminating at the Avalanche Creek Gorge bridge. The second part is the gorge and creek, where amazing glacial ...
... Michael and I are taking advantage of this day and doing a week's worth of laundry. Tomorrow we will proceed to a bed and breakfast way out nowhere so we will probably not have TV, WIFI or cell phone use. I will take advantage today of my modern conveniences.
Me (aka Mike):
I knew that the ride here from Yellowstone to Kalispell would be interesting, especially riding through the northern third ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsTravelodge Kalispell
Easy check in , centrally located. Very nice for the price.
All the rooms were full, hard to get a room in peak seasons. Good service !!!
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