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Day 8: Gardiner to Idaho Falls

Realising a childhood ambition in such dramatic fashion exceeds all expectations but at the same time raises the distinct possibility of the last two days of our whistle-stop trip disappearing into an anticlimactic slog back […]

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Day 7: Yellowstone Wolves Part 1

Seven days into our trip and this is it: the focus of our entire journey. Mule deer and pronghorn are all well and good but today’s the day we’re going into Yellowstone to find wolves. […]

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Day 6: Livingston to Chico Hot Springs

The fact that we’ve spent the night in Livingston is down to our aborted snowmobile adventure; if we’d gone ahead as planned, we’d have woken up still in West Yellowstone. As it is, we’re just […]

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Day 5: West Yellowstone to Livingston

The thin smattering of fresh snow doesn’t look too promising, but the woman on reception says she’ll check with the boss. “How many snowmobiles will you need?” she asks. “Just the one, a dual-seat please.” […]

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Day 4: Tetons to West Yellowstone

From the moment I throw open the curtains, it’s clear that today’s going to be very different. There’s been snow overnight, the peaks are lost behind low clouds and it’s noticeably colder, so cold in […]

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