Three Ways To See: The Madison Range

Basecamp: Solve the riddle of the Sphinx Rising 10,876 feet, Sphinx Mountain stands guard over the same wildlife that call Yellowstone home. Viewing the peak from the Madison Valley, the reddish brown fortress stands out amongst its peers and practically begs to be climbed. Pitch your tent at the Bear Creek Campground (free, no reservations). …

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Yellowstone River Trail

Sunday we went for a hike along the Yellowstone River Trail. The route follows the Yellowstone River from Gardiner (and the confluence of the Yellowstone and Gardner Rivers)18.5 miles into the park. Through-hikers start at the other end since you lose more elevation that way, but we were only going a short distance, so it …

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More Mosquito Murmurs…

I recently posted about ways to stop mosquito bites from itching, and primarily what doesn’t work. Big H and I were talking the other day and he had recently read (heard?) that mosquitoes buzz around your head because it gets you agitated and brings your blood to the surface (sorry for the simplified retelling, Big …

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Hike Sheffield Creek to Huckleberry Mountain Lookout in the Rockefeller Parkway Between Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Last time I drove to Jackson I had my very cute malamute with me. Since Rigby isn’t allowed on the trails in National Parks (no dogs are, it isn’t specific to Rigby)I decided to stop in the Rockefeller Memorial Parkway for a hike. Sheffield Creek The Rockefeller Memorial Parkway is a little chunk of land …

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