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Hiking in Tonto National Forest and Hellsgate Wilderness

For as much as we loved Gila National Forest in New Mexico, the section of Tonto National Forest near Payson, Arizona really kind of blew us away. 206 more words


Planning a Solo Car-free Trip to Glacier National Park

I awoke this morning and my first thought was, “Oh no, it’s Thursday already. Make it be Wednesday again.” Not that Wednesday was an out-of-the-ordinary day. 999 more words


Smelly Armchair Musings: On My Zane Grey 50 and DNF'ing

How do you write about a failure? How do you share it in a way that reflects your true feelings, but that is also palatable to those around you? 1,720 more words

Trail Running

The Story Behind the Photo: The One-Horned Mountain Goat

I was hiking with my wife (girlfriend at the time) on the Highline Trail in Glacier National Park.  It was our first day in the park, so I wanted to take Ashley on a short easy trail that I had previously hiked.  337 more words

National Parks

The Story Behind the Photo: The Curious Ram

Glacier National Park’s Highline Trail is one of the best long day hikes in the entire National Park System. I have hiked at least part of the trail each of the three times I have visited the park.  269 more words

National Parks

Major National Park Trail Improvements Planned

Travelers will find a number of improvements to their favorite national parks as the National Park Service celebrates its centennial.

The National Park Service turns 100 on Aug. 553 more words

Travel Destinations

River of Fog

The early morning fog lies in one of Glacier National Park’s picturesque valleys. I took this foggy river-like image from the Highline Trail. As I understand it, there once was a proposal to build a dam here called Glacier View Dam. 165 more words