Devils Tower: A story of our rock climbing feat

◊ 7.25.2017 ◊ Devils Tower, Wyoming One of our major climbing objectives of this trip was to summit Devils Tower; a bewildering rock butte protruding 1,270 feet above the prairie below. To see it in pictures is inspiring, then to see it appear on the horizon as you approach is truly exhilarating. (Stock photo below) … More Devils Tower: A story of our rock climbing feat

Climbing the Needles of South Dakota’s Black Hills

◊ 7.23.2017 ◊ Keystone, South Dakota Back in the West (or almost), we found a taste of home in the Black Hills of South Dakota. This national forest is comprised mostly of pines, and the granite outcroppings definitely reminded us of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Aside from Mt Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial, the … More Climbing the Needles of South Dakota’s Black Hills

The White Mountains are calling, and I must go

◊ 7.9.2017 ◊ Rumney, NH Onward into the New England territory! We set our sights on the White Mountains National Forest and Acadia National Park. First stop: Rumney Cliffs in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The White Mountains National Forest is a spectacular region near the border of Vermont. It boasts tall mountains, tall … More The White Mountains are calling, and I must go

Climbing The Gunks

◊ 7.6.2017 ◊ New Paltz, NY After our short New York City adventure, we had planned to visit some relatives in Connecticut. We first stayed at Bumpa, John, Robin, & Pink’s house in Goshen. Scott got to work on the truck, as we needed to replace one of the suspension air springs (see dedicated blog … More Climbing The Gunks