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Jun 29, 2019 - Glacier National Park, Montana

June 29 This was dictated while on a tour bus In glacier national Park .Too lazy to redo and edit the whole thing so you’re getting it sort of in note form. I also dictate at various times of the day and if I am not on the computer it is very hard to edit and clean it up. Sorry for the repetition and talking about things out of order. Nice relaxing morning, slow going till we had to leave to take our red car/bus tour at 2 o’clock. Weather is beautiful, clear, bright sun, and upper 60s. Starting to give serious thought about what we can and...

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Summer 2019

Jun 28, 2019 - Glacier National Park, Montana

Nice leisurely morning before taking off. And Debbie - we found the other huge moth this morning. Woo hoo! Looks like the rain is all gone but still cloudy. By the time we left to do some driving around the sun was out, no wind, mid 60s! Absolutely glorious! Walked around the little Mountain villages where there are lots of places to get all kinds of gear for rafting and kayaking etc. and of course they have ice cream. Duh! Met some very interesting people in the RV park. One couple in a very large rig who are Wagonmasters/leaders for...

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Summer 2019

Jun 27, 2019 - Glacier National Park, Montana

Pictures are all from Yellowstone!!! Beautiful night last night in the Walmart parking lot in Helena, Montana. Weather was great ambiance not so much. Sunset was at 9:40! We spent the night with about five or six other RVs spread out as well as a half a dozen cars with men sleeping in them. Very creepy. Other than that we have not seen any homeless because in this area it is too cold for tents and sleeping outside. It was a beautiful drive north on the 2 Lane Highway‘s past many ranches, lots of cattle, many beautiful hills and lakes....

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Summer 2019

Aug 29, 2018 - Glacier National Park

Back in the lower 48. First stop was Glacier National Park. Fires have closed half the park but the east side is open and that’s where we are, near St Mary, Montana. Lots of great hikes available. Did Hidden Lake and Highline Trail which were amazing. Air is a little thinner at almost 7,000 feet and there was snow a couple of days ago. So our frosty 46 degree hikes were brisk but fun nonetheless. Some locals showed up to greet us, a flock of Bighorn Sheep. In fact we got caught in a Ram Jam on the trail. Oh well that’s life in the Rocky...

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Jul 14, 2018 - Day Trip: Glacier National Park, Montana

It is Saturday the 14th. 14 is a much better number. What to do on an “extra day” at Glacier? We head to West Glacier. We stop at the Heli-Tours. Maybe there has been a cancelation. There is a cold front coming through. All flights will be canceled. “Can’t you see how hard the wind is blowing and the cloud cover?” I guess we didn’t check the weather forecast. We continue to breakfast. We talk with a couple from Manitoba. They pull a three wheeler. We enter the park. I ask John to stop at the visitor center. I need a sweatshirt. He agrees....

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Jul 13, 2018 - Day Trip: Glacier National Park, Montana

Yesterday may have been the highlight of this trip. John has declared Glacier National Park his favorite national park. Today, is a little less exciting. We have to change campsites. We use the morning to catch up. John gets yesterday’s videos posted. We consider moving to East Glacier. I call. No luck. We book a campsite for Sunday night on the other side of the divide. We check in at the office around 10:15. Check-out time is 11:00 but most people have already left. Around 10:30, we are told that our new site is still occupied. We can...

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Jul 12, 2018 - Day Trip: Glacier National Park, Montana

In 2007, we visited Glacier National Park. There were a great many wildfires that year in the northwest. It was smoky. We took a van ride to Logan Pass on the Going-To-The-Sun-Road. We could not see anything for the smoke. NOT SO TODAY! At the entrance to the park, we wait in line. We know this is a busy park. Once inside the park, the cars are moving. We see Lake McDonald. We stop. We climb down a path and walk the shoreline. We find ourselves skipping rocks. Again, we are easily distracted. We pass the lake and arrive at McDonald Falls....

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May 24, 2018 - Whitefish

Today is our final full day in the Glacier area! So we decided it would be a great day to explore Whitefish as upon arrival one week ago we had been picked up and driven to the airport for our car rental and missed time in Whitefish! As typical we had a leisurely breakfast and then stopped for the spectacular views of the mountains and the mist - we had had some rain earlier. Upon arrival in Whitefish our first stop was Tourist Information to get our ‘must see/do list’ - which included visiting some of the local gallery/gift shops, a...

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May 23, 2018 - East Glacier

Another beautiful day greeted us as we arose Wednesday morning. After a breakfast of shrimp and scrambled eggs we set off on a day of sightseeing. Since we had viewed much of the West Glacier area we decided to venture east and see what the East Glacier area had to offer. Our guides on the boat last night had indicated that the east side got more snow and was some cooler. We agreed with him. It was almost as if there was an invisible line between the two sides. Spring was well on its way in the West and winter was just beginning to lose its...

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May 22, 2018 - Flathead Lake and Vicki's Birthday Dinner

After our walk up to our private waterfall, we headed out to Flathead Lake, about an hour south of West Glacier. It is the largest natural freshwater lake by surface area that is west of the source of the Mississippi River in the contiguous United States and is 27 miles long and 15 miles wide. It was a beautiful drive thru the Flathead Valley and our first stop was lunch at the Flathead Lake Brewing Company in Big Fork overlooking the lake. Judi and I had stuffed portabello mushrooms that were delicious while Anita and Vicki had side salads...

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May 21, 2018 - Leisure Day of Exploring

Monday, May 21 Woke up to morning rain showers! After a leisure breakfast we went to the office to get our bear spray before going on a short walk to view the Waterfalls! Wow! While taking a picture of a lovely single flower I noticed a teeny tiny frog hopping by! After viewing the waterfall area we explored the cabins where we are staying. Nice cabins, green areas, enclosed structure with the swimming pool, a community room, and a fitness room and three well fed cats! Sun came out and it’s warming up so off to explore. Checked out the...

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May 20, 2018 - Kalispell & Flathead Valley

After a couple of false late starts to get some maps and the GPS we were off to explore Kalispell. Although the GPS proved to be unhelpful as for a portion of the time we were out of range (?) and other times it failed to tell us the cross streets. Not to fear we relied on our recently purchased “Lower Valley Driving Tour” to acquaint ourselves with the area. This driving tour encompasses the lower Flathead Valley historic sites. We followed the map (somewhat like a treasure hunt) by following and trying to find the HIP (History is Posh)...

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