Tag : hiking

Written on Nov, 11, 2020 by in , , , , , | 2 Comments.
Utah & Arizona The Wave Hike

Yes, we won! We won the lottery to hike The Wave! For those of you who are not familiar with The Wave, it is an area in northern Arizona that is so popular that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) controls access to the area using a lottery system.  For details on the lottery and more information about The Wave …

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Trinidad Lake State Park Colorado

  We took the short drive from Cheyenne Mountain State Park to Trinidad Lake State Park passing through Pueblo with no traffic, great weather, and a lovely drive.   And on to Trinidad which sits in the southern part of Colorado right off I-25 in the Purgatoire River Valley at about 6,000 ft.  It is only about 13 miles north …

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Written on Oct, 12, 2020 by in , , , , | 2 Comments.
Rocky Mountain National Park Colorado

Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) is located in Estes Park, Colorado about an hours’ drive north of Denver. The park is supposedly the third most visited national park in the country with a bit more than 4.5 million visitors per year. OUCH! That’s not something we enjoy and usually something we avoid at all costs. I hadn’t been there in …

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Curt Gowdy State Park Wyoming

We departed Glendo State Park and headed south on I-25 past Chugwater and Cheyenne and on west to Curt Gowy State Park.   Curt Gowdy State Park sits about 25 miles west of Cheyenne and 25 miles east of Laramie.  It is named after sportscaster Curt Gowdy who hosted the long running TV show called “The American Sportsman” on ABC …

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Glendo State Park Wyoming

We had a short drive from Buffalo to Glendo and as usual it was a hot beautiful summer day with lots of antelope and cattle in the fields to entertain us during the drive. It wasn’t long before we saw the sign to exit to Glendo.   Glendo, Wyoming is a small town of about 200 people and sits close …

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Ponderosa State Park McCall Idaho

The drive from Lake Cascade Sugarloaf Campground to Ponderosa State Park in McCall is about 30 minutes. We passed through Donnelley which is the “Crossroads to Recreation” (per the sign). Donnelley sits on the northern end of Lake Cascade close to the Tamarack ski resort and close to McCall for all your recreational needs.   It wasn’t long and we …

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Written on May, 20, 2020 by in | 2 Comments.
Pandemic Hiking

No, we aren’t out camping. We, like everyone else in the world, are hanging at home alone. We are social distancing and just enjoying some time to get things done around the house and plan (actually reschedule) our next camping trip. We were planning on spending time in Arizona at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and Canyon de …

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Cape Breton Island Cabot Trail Nova Scotia

Wow, what can we say about this place except it is spectacular. We drove as many roads as we could and explored as many places as we could. I took an incredible number of photos but tried to cull it down to a bare minimum. We had perfect weather and a lovely time. Here’s a recap of Cape Breton Highlands …

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Written on Apr, 03, 2019 by in , , , | 2 Comments.
Grand Canyon National Park Arizona

We have completed the tasks of buying a new motorhome and a new tow vehicle along with doing a few modifications and upgrades to the vehicles and now we are in the midst of our final preparations before we begin our summer excursion.   Before we depart we thought we would enjoy a few more trips around the area. Spring …

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Written on Mar, 16, 2019 by in , , , | 1 Comment.
Lake Pleasant Regional Park Arizona

  Shake down Trip # 2 We have owned our new RV for a bit over a month and did our first shake down trip at Lost Dutchman State Park last month where we hooked up with power to test everything which runs on power. Then we came back home and spent a number of weeks upgrading and making modifications …

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