Slip and Slide Ranch
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... going to be a challenge spotting it through all the trees.
We needn't have worried though, today the wildlife seemingly came to us. Not long after entering the park we saw our first Bison. Katie had spotted a couple of Bison around a small lake, having a drink. We pulled up the car and wandered over to have a closer look. We kept our distance as you wouldn't fancy your chances if a Bison started charging at you (apparently they can run three ...
... lodge pole pines. There aren't really beavers living there so not sure what the name reference is about. The water isn't conducive to habitat. Maybe it was at one time. I also made it a day of wildflower photos. Lots to look at on the mountains.
Next I toured the town of mammoth and looked at the falls and surrounding hot spots. it's an interesting geothermal area that literally has a staircase flow of minerals and ...
... They are so large, they're hard to miss. After a while, Roz and I pulled off the road and scanned the river front with our binoculars. Soon we were able to spot several herds of Pronghorn Antelope and a small flock of Sandhill Cranes in the distance. While we were parked, a badger scampered across the road in front of us, causing a small traffiic jam as onlookers and photographers jumped out of their cars ...
Weather: High 80s and blue skies. Perfect weather from sunrise to sunset.
Location: Gardiner, MT/ Yellowstone
Highlights: Rafting and Horseback riding
Lowlights: Not seeing a moose or bear yet
#of Swearwords: If "my a&% is killing me" counts then 5 or more from each of us
People we met: Chelsa, our horse guide who has a daughter and son. She drives 90 minutes to help out on the ranch. She was the only one left because everyone ...
... the spot at the bottom of the slope where the bull would end up if it . . . and then it did come down. Mark shot a video of it (at safe distance) and we'll post it here. It was quite funny to see the crowd disperse in a panic. Lulu overheard a park ranger yelling at the crowd that "common sense is a rare thing." The bull slowly walked along the ...