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... a wide variety of speed run straightaways and twisties through the wilderness. I recall at one stop I was startled to find out it was only 1145! Holy **** can you have a productive day starting at what I call "The Crack of Bill", perhaps not the most flattering time unit, but an accurate one.
We pulled into Gardiner in the late afternoon to find the M'otels swamped with Northbound Sturgis traffic. I popped my head into a unremarkable Best ...
... alongside the river paralleled a whole series of mountains.
It was a rainy day during the middle part of the day so not as many pictures in spite of the vistas. It was a great day for critters even with the rain. Beside my early morning elk, we saw two other herds of elk; one of the elk had a tracking collar. We also saw a couple of buffalo; Peg adds, and two chipmunks.
Got back fairly early to the camper took Tex out then went ...
... views. This Grand Canyon unlike the on in Arizona was caused by the collapse of an underground cavern that was once filled with magma, after Yellowstone erupted 640,000 years ago the cavern was emptied of magma and eventually it collapsed. After lunch at the Canyon Village Visitor's Center and learning even more about the volcanic hot spot we are on, we travelled back to the campsite with a quick stop at the sulfur caldron and the mud pots or as I like to call them "the ...
... let the heat slowly burn us to a crisp. Sure enough, as 3 came around the geyser starting bubbling and spitting- but it was not until 3:11 (on the second) that it bursted hundreds of feet into the air. The huge crowd cheered all around, rows up people piling up behind us reached for a picture, all relieved the wait had paid off. I recorded while Dad took pictures of the incredible display in front of us. We had witnessed the legendary Old Faithful for around 3 minutes of water ...
... went back to the swimming hole for more rapids swimming. Apparently it was rougher than the previous time but luckily I didn't know that at the time.
Every day, timing dinner and judging distances was a bit of an issue but today we thought we would go to West Yellowstone, just outside the West Entrance (and another trip into Montana), eat dinner and then drive back through the Hayden Valley looking for bears. That plan fell apart when I consulted ...
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702 Scott St. West, Gardiner | 1 star motelfrom $73