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One of the most photographed places in Glacier National Park is Avalanche creek and the magnificent gorge it passes through. We spent the morning photographing up and down this photogenic creek.
Then we did a little hiking ...
Today we continued our westerly progress. Since our planed drive today was relatively short, we took our time and got a slightly later start. Our stay at the Great Northern Inn at Havre was fun. When I looked out the window in the morning everything in the engine terminal had changed. They must have had a busy night while we slept. Our drive was again pretty much parallel with the railroad and we saw lots and lots of trains. Mostly parked ...
... to gold to gray; eventually the valley goes down far enough to include a pine forest. In the distance are a multitude of peaks. It was amazing. I just stood there for about ten minutes and stared.
The trip down was just as interesting – I was so busy calling out into the forest to scare the bears away on the way up (it must have worked, because I didn’t see any) that I missed a lot of scenery. The ...
We are finally at our destination!!!!! It is almost indescribably beautiful. We left the camper about 9am, and drove the going to the sun road about 30 miles up to Logan Pass, which is on the "spine of the world" ( as the Native Americans call it) or the continental divide. It took about 90 minutes to drive it, and boy were there some hair raising turns and switchbacks. The road goes up about 3300 feet as you traverse it. We briefly stopped to see a mountain goat cooling himself ...
... and maybe a tank of gas in exchange for some fix-it work they might need. Let’s just take off. We need a new adventure. The last one was our move out here to Montana, and it turned out to be the smartest thing we ever did. Let’s just take off.
- You mean like teenagers?
And thus was the birth of ...