635 Photos - Jul 8, 2015
Photo: Photo: On the way to the Gateway ArchPhoto: Gateway arch rotundaPhoto: Inside the rotundra of the Arch museumPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Gateway arch architecture
Arch, sun, and planePhoto: Inside top of archPhoto: Video: the ride up the cars inside the archPhoto: Photo: log jam on the Mississippi RiverPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: downtown St. LouisPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: where we stayed overnight on base at Ft. LeavenworthPhoto: Photo: our host council emblemPhoto: Entrance to our overnight on Ft. LeavenworthPhoto: Photo: Photo: approaching Mt. RushmorePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: shrouded in fogPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: the presentation and light showPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: kinPhoto: Photo: Photo: our 1st camping site...no one else was therePhoto: on-going construction of Sitting Bull monumentPhoto: an old friend...Dino the DinosaurPhoto: Photo: snow breakPhoto: Photo: Photo: approaching the Devil's towerPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: climb on!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Video: Photo: Photo: our 1st look at the Yellowstone RiverPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Yellowstone RV parkPhoto: Photo: camping a mile north of north entrance to YNPPhoto: the next morningPhoto: Photo: our 3rd camp site at Indian Creek just south of Mammoth Hot SpringsPhoto: Mammoth Hot SpringsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: our 1st hike...above MammothPhoto: Photo: Monkey flowerPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Lupine flowerPhoto: Photo: Yellow daisyPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: scatPhoto: tracksPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: tree twisted from the heat?Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: two-lobe larkspurPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: sticky geraniumVideo: Photo: elk holding their ownPhoto: Photo: Photo: frightened banditsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: rain bands over Mammoth visitor center, etc.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: camp at Indian CreekPhoto: camp at Indian CreekPhoto: camp at Indian Creek campgroundPhoto: Photo: hitting the trail at Black Tail Creek trail headPhoto: Photo: lunch spot on the way to Yellowstone Canyon camp sitePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: my lunch spot above mePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Fumble!  Whoa boy!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: osprey in flightPhoto: Photo: osprey nestPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: sitting in a grass field taking a heat break right before our camp siteVideo: capturing the wind into the canyonPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: camp areaPhoto: at the cooking sitePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: filtering waterPhoto: my tent in the campPhoto: Yellowstone riverPhoto: Photo: Photo: getting ready to go up out of the canyon to our next sitePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: break time...so hotPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: going through a lot of water with the heat and the thinner air at high elevationPhoto: ray of light over our water sourcePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: So hot...too hot actually.  We bailed on our next site for various safety concerns; heat, water, food, and what ended up being some sketchy weather that evening.Photo: Photo: 1st bull bisonPhoto: Photo: KOA site at West YellowstonePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Yellowstone museumPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: on the way to our 2nd trek's 1st camp sitePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: 20 minute break timePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: paintbrush flowersPhoto: Photo: Photo: more paintbrush flowersPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: hiking along the fisherman's trailPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Wild Indian paintbrushPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: thistlePhoto: Photo: Photo: view from next to our campPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: lean-to shelterPhoto: fire and smoke needed...so many bugsPhoto: Photo: Photo: sunset at Grebe lakePhoto: Photo: the fish were flyingPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: mirrorPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: bear claw marksPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: our camp site away from the fire pitPhoto: no straight path for the bearPhoto: getting ready to move to the next camp sitePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: so much dead fall from 1989 firePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: our next camp sitePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: on the way up Observation PeakPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: our 1st camp site on this trek from abovePhoto: Photo: looks like a mountain made of concretePhoto: Photo: Photo: at the top next to the observation hut