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Across the Cowboy State to Yellowstone

The Shoshone River runs through Buffalo Bill State Park, a spectacularly rugged canyon carved from volcanic rock by the Shoshone River. Theodore Roosevelt called it “the most scenic 50 miles in the U.S.”[/caption]Back road purists […]

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Day 7: Yellowstone Wolves Part 2

We re-enter Lamar Valley in state of semi-euphoria, pulling out the binoculars at every turnout in the full expectation of seeing more action. However, with the exception of the occasional hardy bison grazing on the […]

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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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Winter roadtrip to Yellowstone

If you’d asked the 10-year old me for the top three on my ‘things to do before I die’ list (OK, just ‘things to do’ – the notion of ever dying is so remote to […]

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