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Tag Archives: backpacks
Into Grizzly Country: Half Moon Park in the Scapegoat Wilderness
I’m afraid of grizzly bears. Especially at night. In a tent. In the wilderness. And, as I’ve mentioned earlier, this fear has kept me from backpacking in Yellowstone or Glacier National Parks. It’s frustrating, though — Montana is full of gorgeous … Continue reading
Posted in Adventure, Backpacking, Camping, Hiking, Montana, Nature, Outdoors, Photography, Travel Tagged backpacks, Camping, Crown Pass trail, fear of grizzlies, grizzly bear, Half Moon Park, Hikes, Montana, Scapegoat Wilderness 26 Comments
Hiking Montana, by Bill and Russ Schneider, rates the climbs in their book on a scale that starts at Category 5 and ends with Category H. Category 5 hills are defined as “a slight upgrade, while Category H hills are ones “that make … Continue reading
Posted in Adventure, Camping, Hiking, Montana, Nature, Outdoors, Photography, Travel Tagged adventure, Backpacking Montana, backpacks, Crazy Mountains, Hikes, hiking, Montana, steep hikes 8 Comments
Ranger Cabin + Caviar + Cosmopolitans = the perfect winter solstice
One of the charms of Montana is that we can live in town, but decide on the spur of the moment to rent a ranger station for the night, pack up, and be at the trailhead in a couple of … Continue reading
Posted in Adventure, Camping, Food, Hiking, Montana, Nature, Outdoors, Photography, Travel Tagged adventure, backpacks, Eagle Guard Station, food, forest service cabins, Hikes, Montana skiing, photography, travel, winter in Montana 9 Comments
Two Montana lookout towers
Ever thought about what it would be like to be on top of a mountain in a lookout tower in a thunderstorm? Our first visit to McCart Lookout, near Sula, Montana, was in late June, which is thunderstorm season in … Continue reading
Posted in Adventure, Camping, Hiking, Montana, Outdoors, Travel Tagged backpacks, Camping, forest service cabins, Hikes, Lookout towers, Montana, thunderstorms, travel 1 Comment
Coyote Gulch: Truly memorable.
Coyote Gulch, near Escalante, Utah. A stunning 4 day backpack that Bill and I took in May, 2007. We started at the Hurricane Wash trailhead, and hiked in about 5 miles to our first camp, near the confluence with Coyote Gulch. … Continue reading