A record number of people visited the park this summer, which, depending on the time of day, made it difficult to find a decent parking spot along the Going-to-the-Sun-Road. This was the case on the afternoon we decided to hike to Piegan Pass. Unable to find parking at the traihead, we parked at a pull out along the road at Siyeh Bend. […]
After a restless night at the Sandman Motel, thanks to the 2nd story turquoise-neon-light that kept our room aglow, we arrived at the parking lot to Kootenai Falls. It was fairly early in the morning and we were the first to arrive. Word of caution here. Traveling west out of Libby, Montana, the sign to […]
No sooner had Mallory come inside from cleaning up the garage when she spotted a large dark animal on the lawn. Processing that it was not a deer, she announced that there was a bear in our yard. I glanced out of the window, and saw the bear standing under a tree approximately 15 feet […]
I thought that I was just kidding about being afraid to leave the house, but now we have lions in the yard. Look who passed by this morning.
Post by the RMKK people.
This is no pansy-assed black bear! Your worst nightmare, this large male grizzly (ursus horribilis), guards the RMKK People’s yard.
Darn it, I thought as we approached the turn off to Moise and noticed snow on the mountains of the National Bison Range. I had a hunch that the Red Sleep Drive would be closed, but it wasn’t confirmed until we arrived at the visitor’s center where a ranger told us that 3 inches of […]
Making sourdough starter had been on my summer-to-do-lists for years, ever since I clipped a recipe for it out of a Sunday morning newspaper insert. There the recipe sat, on the floor next to my night stand, with a pile of other papers that I either needed to file or do something with. Why did […]