Hiking in Yellowstone Nat’l Park

2020-09-23T18:40:08-07:00August 12th, 2020|Wyoming|

Mike had a backpacking trip with Wildland Trekking through the Belcher River Valley in southwest Yellowstone over five days, and fifty-two miles!  The hikes included incredible thermal pools and waterfalls, and was much less crowded [...]

Wandering in Wyoming

2017-05-10T18:06:22-07:00April 12th, 2017|Wyoming|

Red Reflet Ranch is one of our favorite places in Wyoming!  They're continually racking up "dude ranch" awards, and we loved being there with Michèle and the boys.  

Thermopolis, WY

2015-07-06T08:01:48-07:00July 5th, 2015|Wyoming|

In a town as small as Thermopolis, WY (population 3,038) it's up to the dinosaurs and buffalo to make you feel even smaller. We enjoyed their mineral hot springs in the evening, after the hot [...]

Spring in Wyoming

2015-05-18T21:12:42-07:00April 28th, 2015|Wyoming|

Red Reflet Ranch is full of calves and foals in the spring.  And we were treated to a rare event - a Medieval celebration in honor of spring by the Washakie Museum Group from nearby [...]

Cow business at Red Reflet, WY

2017-09-14T09:49:00-07:00July 10th, 2014|Wyoming|

Horses win the battle of wits over cows, and seem toenjoy herding, as long as there are no massive bulls around.Bonanza!  From the left, "Little Joe" Mary Ann,"Ben" Mike, "Hoss" Sue and "Adam" Dan.Being a city [...]

Monkey business at Red Reflet

2017-09-14T09:49:00-07:00July 8th, 2014|Wyoming|

Mike takes aim with a sophisticated cross bow.  This was target practice, but our buddy Bob uses it for elk hunting.Seeing the canyon from upside down on the zip line!Mike's sister Mary Ann may look innocent, butshe [...]

Grand Teton Wildlife

2017-09-14T09:49:04-07:00July 28th, 2013|Wyoming|

Doesn't this make you want to break into a chorusof "Home on the Range"?  We did!In Jackson Lake Lodge meadow, a moose cow and her calf having a leisurely breakfast.Our bear cub spot - quick!  Get the [...]

Jackson Hole and the Grand Tetons

2017-09-14T09:49:04-07:00July 27th, 2013|Wyoming|

Under one of the four famous Jackson Hole arches. The local Rotary Club maintains the arches, each of whichhas about 2,000 lbs. of antlers, which elk shednaturally each year.  Kudos to the local Boy Scoutsfor collecting the [...]

Yellowstone’s True Colors

2017-09-14T09:49:04-07:00July 25th, 2013|Wyoming|

The aptly named "Beauty Pool"This butterfly was a little too curious.Different bacterial thermophiles living in thepools create the vivid colors.Emerald Spring looks inviting, but the wateris about 181 degrees.  Superheated water coolsas it reaches the [...]