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  • Yellowstone April 2017 Trip Report: Days 11 – 13

    April 16, 2017 Well, this is no good.  I previously wrote up the report for Sunday, and it disappeared!  So, off the top of my head… We went into the park in the afternoon on Easter Sunday, and it was the most crowded Yellowstone has been since we arrived.  Trailhead parking lots that had been empty over the last ten

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  • Yellowstone April 2017 Trip Report: Days 8 – 10

    April 13, 2017 Another day off from the park, and once again it was a beautiful one.  I seem to miss spending all the pretty days inside Yellowstone, but at least we’re taking advantage of it with some walks along the largely-abandoned highway leading in and out of Silver Gate.  There are worse ways to enjoy the outdoors.  Loads of

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  • Yellowstone April 2017 Trip Report: Days 5 – 7

    April 10, 2017 We stayed in Monday morning, but managed to get ready to hit the road following lunch.  Errands were on the agenda today, fortunately including a stop at Mammoth, which gave me my latest excuse to get some park exploration time in.  The family joined me for the afternoon, though they both slept through much of the drive. 

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  • Yellowstone April 2017 Trip Report: Days 3 & 4

    April 8 Having gone into the park the last two mornings, I planned on staying in on Saturday.  But we already need more supplies, which means heading to Gardiner.  Oh darn, I thought, that means driving through the park.  So we agreed to make the family trip out in the afternoon. First, it was a lazy morning, but we did

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  • Yellowstone April 2017 Trip Report: Days 1 & 2

    April 6, 2017 This trip is a bit different from my past trips to the park.  It has been quite a while since I’ve been in the park this early in the spring, but that’s not the big change. This is our first trip to the park with our newborn son along.  He’s too young to remember this trip, of

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