Activities, Hiking, Microadventures, United States, Wyoming

Wyoming Explored: Turtle Rock Loop Hike

This way to adventure! What is an outdoorsy girl to do when its in the low 30's, windy, and spitting snow? Hike, of course! It has been many years since I've done the Turtle Rock Loop at Vedauwoo, a spectacular place in the eastern Medicine Bow National Forest between Laramie and Cheyenne. I arrived to… Continue reading Wyoming Explored: Turtle Rock Loop Hike

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Caldera Tales – Day 7: Norris Geyser Basin, Ice Lake, & Little Gibbon Falls

September 12, 2021 Sadly my last full day in Yellowstone was here. To make up for the sunrise dud the day before at West Thumb, I was greeted with a spectacular sunrise as I made my way from my campsite at Canyon towards Norris Geyser Basin in the early morning hours. A peek of what… Continue reading Caldera Tales – Day 7: Norris Geyser Basin, Ice Lake, & Little Gibbon Falls

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Caldera Tales – Day 5: Lone Star Geyser, West Thumb Geyser Basin, and Yellowstone Lake

September 10, 2021 Time to pack up and move to another spot! After three nights at Madison, I was looking forward to new scenes and rejuvenating my energy for the rest of my eight day trip. I'd be heading south for a one night stay at Grant Village before heading up back north for a… Continue reading Caldera Tales – Day 5: Lone Star Geyser, West Thumb Geyser Basin, and Yellowstone Lake

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PNW Teaser – Part 3: Marymere Falls, Ruby Beach, Kalaloch Beach, and Ocean Shores

When there are just too many photos for one post... Continuing where we left off in Part 2... Marymere Falls! Janice expertly squeezed our wide body sports car into one of the last spots in the crowded parking lot at the Storm King Ranger Station, and we set off for a three mile hike among… Continue reading PNW Teaser – Part 3: Marymere Falls, Ruby Beach, Kalaloch Beach, and Ocean Shores

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Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Day 2: Fitzpatrick Wilderness Hiking

Day 2 - August 23, 2020 Because I was unable to change my camping reservations on short notice in Yellowstone, I decided to kick it around the Dubois area for a day before heading into the park. I delved into researching hikes, and learned about Whiskey Mountain (11,1547 feet) and Lake Louise that were fairly… Continue reading Of Geysers & Waterfalls – Day 2: Fitzpatrick Wilderness Hiking