Category Archive: Wyoming

Idaho Days

We arrived in southeast Idaho in time to hunker down for a few days of rain, snow, hail, and more rain. In mid-May. In any case we had some business to take care… Continue reading

Yellowstone National Park and a Visit From My Sister!

While we were camped outside the town West Yellowstone for our Habitat build we took the opportunity of being so close to Yellowstone National Park to spend one of our days off doing… Continue reading

(Top Ten) Favorite Places

I’m always asked what my favorite place has been, by both my friends and people I meet on my travels, and I feel a little silly not having an answer. I can usually… Continue reading

Yellowstone, Part 3: Waterfalls

Yellowstone was no less rich in waterfalls and beautiful rivers. We saw two of the largest waterfalls in the park, Upper Falls and Lower Falls on the Yellowstone River as well as Mystic… Continue reading

Yellowstone, Part 2: Grand Canyon of Yellowstone and Rock Formations

The incredible volcanic activity at Yellowstone has also contributed to the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, a 24-mile long canyon that largely came about due to faulting of the rock when the Yellowstone Caldera… Continue reading

Yellowstone, Part 1: Geothermal Features

My favorite parts of Yellowstone were almost all geothermal features. Because the park is located over an underground active volcano, there are numerous geysers, hot springs, boiling mud pits, and other formations created… Continue reading

Grand Teton National Park, Part 2: Buffalo, Kamikaze Deer, and a Mountain Climb. And an Introduction to Yellowstone.

Sorry for the delay everyone! I haven’t found a fast enough 3G connection to upload pictures until now and I was going to post a proof-of-life message when my phone lost 3G too.… Continue reading

Side trip to Cheyenne and Grand Teton National Park, Part 1

After an impromptu invitation from Carrie’s friend Jill, we turned South to Cheyenne. Along the way we encountered historical markers from the Oregon Trail and even got to see the ruts carved into… Continue reading

Is that Woodrow Wilson? Or Wind Cave National Park and a Mt. Rushmore Drive-By

From the desolate, barren landscape of the Badlands we drove two hours into the South Dakotan Black Hills. After stopping for fresh vegetables we had lunch in a park in Rapid City and… Continue reading