Travel Blogs from Missoula
Who said technology would make life easy? It took us quite a while to book our flight from Seattle to Kelowna (Canada) on Air Alaska. Virginia City Montana (yes who knew there were two Virginia Cities) was delightful. Like its namesake it was a mining town and has retained many of its old buildings. These buildings are still set up as they would …
... were a ton of cars stopped so we also stopped to find a hill covered in metal wild horse statues overlooking a valley. We walked up the hill took pictures of the amazing scenery and then got back in the car. Today is our longest planned journey of around 8 hours not including stops. We had an hour or so of flat landscape fields before we crossed into Idaho and back into more amazing scenery and lakes. We had expected the drive to be boring but ...
We hit the road at 8am (our earliest start yet), after breaking camp and loading up the Sequoia. It really helped that we pre-packed a lot last night, so we only had to deal with the tents and sleeping bags. First up on the agenda was to drive to West Yellowstone for breakfast. We ate at a nice restaurant that was pleasantly uncrowded, with really fast service. We all agreed the bacon was the best. Next we headed towards Bozeman ...
... us, we hung on to his every suggestion like he was a new god. Famous Dave, you best be giving young Bobby there a raise because he is AWESOME. Your bread pudding is pretty amazing, too. Holy ****. As our evening came to a close, we huddled in the (easily the fanciest) Motel 6 and planned our next day or so. We are heading West, to Lincoln Rock State Park for our first night of camping! Photos attached are a mixture of iPhone 5 photos and my Nikon D5100. - ...
As soon as we got setup, we headed over to the Smoke Jumpers base in Missoula. We got a personal tour of the facility. They have a sewing room where they make their own kevlar jump suits, and a chute drying and inspection tower. There is a room where those that have been certified riggers, pack the chutes. We also saw the packs they load with food and a sleeping bag, and anything else they will need for 3 days of fire fighting. When they are ...
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