Arizona, Camping, Hot Springs, Lake Mead National Recreational Area, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, Nevada, United States

A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 6 – Black Canyon of the Colorado River

Day 6 - March 31, 2022 The take aways... Fear and floating in Las VegasExpect awkward encounters at Arizona Hot SpringsRingtail cat!I didn't die 5:30am alarm. Get dressed. Arrange the final items in the bags. Starbucks. Chug latte. Nervously chatter away, trying not to remember what I was doing today. Whack my head hard on… Continue reading A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 6 – Black Canyon of the Colorado River

Camping, Hiking, Hot Springs, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park

Caldera Tales – Day 4: Biscuit Basin, Mystic Falls, Black Sand Basin, & Upper Geyser Basin

September 9, 2021 I feel like I have to begin the blog for this day with a huge confession... I did not watch Old Faithful erupt on this trip. Whew, now that my confession is off my chest... It is geyser basin day! Chasing all the geysers, all day long! Naturally, I got an early… Continue reading Caldera Tales – Day 4: Biscuit Basin, Mystic Falls, Black Sand Basin, & Upper Geyser Basin

Camping, Hiking, Hot Springs, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park

Caldera Tales – Day 3: Sentinel & Imperial Meadows, Imperial Geyser, Fairy Falls, Fountain Paint Pots & Firehole Lake Drive

"The farther one gets into the wilderness, the greater is the attraction of its lonely freedom." - Teddy Roosevelt September 8, 2021 Another early morning and the bugles of nearby elk greeted me as I dressed in layers and boiled water for coffee and oatmeal. Today I had a BIG hike planned - in fact,… Continue reading Caldera Tales – Day 3: Sentinel & Imperial Meadows, Imperial Geyser, Fairy Falls, Fountain Paint Pots & Firehole Lake Drive

Camping, Cycling, Hiking, Hot Springs, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park

Caldera Tales – Day 2: Osprey Falls, Mammoth Hot Springs, & Artists Paintpots

"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks." - John Muir Dawn at Slough Creek. No badger in sight. September 7th, 2021 I have never smoked anything in my life, but I woke up feeling as if I (assumingely) smoked cigarette after cigarette all night long. The air quality was stupidly… Continue reading Caldera Tales – Day 2: Osprey Falls, Mammoth Hot Springs, & Artists Paintpots

Camping, Grand Teton National Park, Hiking, Hot Springs, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States, Waterfalls, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park

Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Days 7 & 8: Midway Geyser Basin, Jenny Lake, Hidden Falls, Colter’s Bay, and Granite Creek Falls

Day 7 - August 28, 2020 Sad, the final morning in Yellowstone. Hindsight is always something that can come into play, and looking back I would've done this day much differently and spent the night off in the national forest near the Hoback Canyon, but alas... hindsight is 20/20. It still wasn't a bad day,… Continue reading Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Days 7 & 8: Midway Geyser Basin, Jenny Lake, Hidden Falls, Colter’s Bay, and Granite Creek Falls