Mountain Biking in Vernal, Utah – for my birthday!

October 11, 2013

[Show as slideshow] 12► Waking up in the desert on my birthday was special, but being able to ride out of our campsite with direct access to fifty miles of single track is even better.  We got to an early start, but only after a large potatoes/onions/eggs and bacon breakfast, complete with coffee filtered through […]


Steamboat, visiting Buddy!

October 11, 2013

[Show as slideshow] 12► Amira and I spend a few days in Steamboat, Colorado visiting our good friend Buddy who moved out to steamboat a few years ago from Vermont.  We went to the strawberry park hot springs, had some great breakfasts, and watched the Bronco’s beat the Cowboys at Carls Tavern.  We also conquered […]


Jackson, Wyoming Hot Springs & Mountain Biking in the Tetons

October 11, 2013

[Show as slideshow] After a whirlwind tour of Yellowstone, we cruised down to Jackson to stay with Matt Lovely for a few days.  We went out with Matt and some friends to a natural hot spring near a waterfall.  The location required us to cross a very cold river that was about two feet deep […]


Amira explores the Caverns of Whitehall, Montana

October 10, 2013

[Show as slideshow] The “Lewis and Clark” Caverns are located in southeastern Jefferson County, Montana.  South of Three Forks and west of Bozeman.  The namesake for the caverns was granted by President Theodore Roosevelt even though Louis and Clark and not discovered them.  They did however pass through the area, documenting and sketching mineral rich […]

Old Faithful Erupts at Sunset

Yellowstone National Park

October 2, 2013

[Show as slideshow] 12►   It was a rainy, dreary day when we approached the north entrance of Yellowstone National Park.  We unknowingly arrived just hours before the government shutdown was announced to occur at midnight, an action which would directly affect many national parks around the country.  Apparently congress feels that the first order […]