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The Wonderful Wind River Mountains of Wyoming, Part 1

The Wind River Mountains of Wyoming are one of my favorite places in the entire world; I'd say they are tied for first place with the Teton Mountains, also of Wyoming. I've been hiking and backpacking in the Winds for the last forty years and they have been the scene of some of the best… Continue reading The Wonderful Wind River Mountains of Wyoming, Part 1

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Wyoming’s Wind River Mountains, Part 2

The Wind River Mountains of Wyoming are a huge area with everything from ultra popular spots where, in high season, it can be difficult to find room to put up your tent to some of the most isolated, never-trodden-by-man spots in the world. The Green River Lakes area, in the Northern Wind Rivers, is someplace… Continue reading Wyoming’s Wind River Mountains, Part 2

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Glacier National Park I

Glacier National Park in Northwestern Montana has long been one of my favorite spots in the world; I would probably rate it as my number three favorite spot right after the Tetons and the Wind River Mountains in Wyoming. This is the first of three articles on Glacier National Park.     Like the Tetons,… Continue reading Glacier National Park I

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Glacier National Park, Part Two

This is the second article in a series of three articles about Glacier National Park. Here is  the first article if you want to read that one first. The first article ended with a description of the trail of the Cedars and the Avalanche Creek Gorge. In this article I continue moving East, along Going to… Continue reading Glacier National Park, Part Two

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Glacier National Park, Part Three

St. Mary Lake and Goose Island, McDonald Lake Dawn, Glacier National Park, Montana This is part three of a three part article on Glacier National Park, part of our series of articles on Glacier National Park in Montana. I ended part two of this article leaving Logan Pass and heading down the eastern side of… Continue reading Glacier National Park, Part Three

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Gothic Valley near Crested Butte, CO

Note: All pictures are in Gothic Valley. Click any of the pictures to see a larger image and more information. Gothic Valley is just north of Crested Butte, Colorado. Get there by driving from the town of Crested Butte to Mount Crested Butte where the ski area is located. Follow the road through Mt Crested… Continue reading Gothic Valley near Crested Butte, CO