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Monthly Archives: December 2011
The last 2 days of travel were a test of endurance and attitude. The blizzard was pretty easy to tow through, save for the deep snow. Most of the time the fur ruff on the parka kept the driving snow … Continue reading
Your browser does not support the video tag Oh the weather outside is frightful. But the fire inside is so delightful. Lame excuse – when the snow is driving like this it’s difficult if not impossible to see with a … Continue reading
Apparently a wolf followed me much of the distance from West thumb to Old Faithful on the 24th. I had heard him and his pack howling behind me hours before I arrived in Old Faithful. At one point I Heard … Continue reading
What do you eat for dinner on a winter expedition? Calories! You have to get nutrition but if you don’t have the calories to fuel you, it’s a rough one. Tonite’s dinner is mountain house barbecue sauce with beef and … Continue reading
It’s a little snowy outside but not too bad!
This is the end of the road at Old Faithful. There is not enough snow to continue on to Madison. Back over the mountain the continental divide onward to west thumb. Hopefully it does not take me as long to … Continue reading
Made old faithful in the ultimate 18 mile slog over a mountain. Hearing wolves in the morning then getting closer at my back tonite was priceless if not scary. The reported grizzly around here is much more frightening though.
The warm part of west thumb hut!
I spent the entire day at West Thumb recouping and looking around. Fingers are quite bloody from the cracks which is no fun. That is defintely one thing I got to solve otherwise I’m Gonna be toast. I’m forging onto … Continue reading