The Mountain Pass

Outside of the Northeast entrance of Yellowstone the beautiful Beartooth Highway weaves and winds it way through the Absaroka Mountains.  Past the “Coolest Small Town in America,” Cooke City, we pulled off onto a dirt road, drove through a field covered with tall yellow wildflowers and set up our home.  You could see the iconic … More The Mountain Pass

The Mental Game

Well, we’re back from the mountains.  Andrew and I filled up our packs and headed deep into the Winds to Titcomb Basin.  The first few miles are a slow steady uphill, then it gets really intense for the next three miles with constant up and down, climb and fall. I’m always so happy when I finish … More The Mental Game

Mosquitoes

Hello all!  First, a quick little update since my last post.  I ordered my meds online and they arrived today.  So just in time before I ran out.  I’m not much of a high maintenance lady.  I don’t need to shower too often, I’m most at home by a campfire in the mountains or on … More Mosquitoes

Climbing Mountains

Yesterday afternoon we went for a hike up to Blueberry Lake.  The trail wound it’s way through thick Aspen groves with lush ground cover.  It was a 1,300 foot elevation gain within the course of a mile, mile and a half, so it was pretty intense.  While hiking I kept asking myself, why the heck am … More Climbing Mountains