The Lazy L and B Ranch
Travel Blogs from Dubois
... and grass. The owners won't have to feed them for a week, maybe that's their plan! We tore them away for awhile and they had fun swimming in the huge indoor pool.
We also happened to find out there was a rodeo in town that night. Bruce and the boys were itching to go to another one and what a better place then in Wyoming. Clare and Aimee passed on this one and are glad they did as it didn't end until ...
... mix of cocoa, brown sugar, apple cider, Perky's, and oats. Scrumptious. Dessert was a fitting final breakfast.
We departed camp at 8:05 AM. The pace was faster than any pace we'd previously made in during trip. Part of that was because it was all downhill. Part of it was sheer excitement to complete this course that had taken a month of our lives. And part was the sugar rush from breakssert (Breakfast Dessert!).
Right before 10 AM, we ...
... slight "Hello" as he rode past. He was clearly out there for solitude and none of us had any desire to interrupt with casual conversation.
Though we had ascended our last climb, the day was not done providing its share of obstacles. We had walked on trail for a mile or so when it suddenly disappeared. Given that this was modus operandi for the day, it didn't concern us. We broke out the maps and continued our hike. But the maps decided ...
... fully realize this until the zipper came off while trying to close the fly for the night. An hour and much ingenuity later, we were finally able to go to sleep. Using some pliers, we got the zipper back onto its track, able to zip down about 3/4 of the fly. Then, Noah sewed on a buckle which, more or less, kept the other 1/4 of the fly together. If it had poured, we would have gotten a bit wet, but it didn't and we didn't. Just a good, fun, lovely day to be ...
... that came out of the Italian Renaissance. Take that Michelangelo. Your Sistine Chapel was just beaten out by a wilderness-made breakfast. Maybe.
A couple people on the trip were having serious blister trouble, enough that our supplies of tape, moleskin, and other blister remedies wouldn't last the rest of the course. Therefore, at re-ration, Annemarie sent a message with the horsepackers to drop a cache of medical supplies at a predetermined GPS coordinate ...
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free parking