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2011 WY/MT Trip – Day 10

2011 WY/MT Trip – Day 10

Mondays Suck You know the saying, “If it weren’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have any luck”? Well that appears to apply well to me. We jumped in the truck this morning and I was happy to find that the clutch had healed itself overnight. So we topped off the tank and hit the road for our last 12 hour stretch which would have put us home at 5 ish. At about 60 miles into the trip, in the middle…

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2011 WY/MT Trip – Day 3

2011 WY/MT Trip – Day 3

We got an early start this morning to try to beat some of the crowds. Our first stop was Mammoth Springs near Gardiner. Monday Travel: Old Yellowstone Gate: Road up to Mammoth Springs: Mammoth Springs area: From Mammoth Springs, we took Blacktrail Plateau Road to try to get off the beaten path some: We continued on toward the North East entrance to the park. The road on the way to that entrance is abundant with wildlife much to my wife’s…

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2011 WY/MT Trip – Day 2

2011 WY/MT Trip – Day 2

Today we left Jackson and headed toward our next stop of Gardiner MT via Yellowstone Nat’l Park. On the way up, we knocked out the more ‘touristy’ portions of the park. And man, I can safely say that this is by the far the busiest park I’ve ever been in (even if it is labor day weekend). Stand in line to see something, 20 seconds to take a couple of photos, then get out of the way before you get…

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2011 WY/MT Trip – Day 1

2011 WY/MT Trip – Day 1

Well we made it to our first stop on our journey north, Jackson WY. I can’t say that the ride out here was completely trouble free, (and no, I’m not talking about the tire issues). I’ll get to our rough spot here in a moment. I’m not always going to have the internet available, so you’ll have to wait for updates as I have access. And be forewarned, I’ve been away since 5 a.m. Friday morning, and have only had…

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