Thursday, February 16, 2006

Skiing: Jackson Hole

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Kate and I skiied at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. It's the main skiing destination in Jackson Hole. We each took a class and were using the chairlifts and green slopes in no time at all. The highlight of the day was seeing some visitors on the slopes in the afternoon - a moose and her calf.





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Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Snowmobiling:Yellowstone

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Kate and I headed out to Yellowstone National Park on a full day snowmobile trip with Goosewing Ranch on Tuesday. We left early for a long trek into the park. It was snowy in the morning, but everything cleared up for the afternoon and we got to see some beautiful sights. It took us about two hours to get to Old Faithful. We ate lunch and then saw it erupt at about 12:15 PM. After lunch we headed back through the park and had a chance to stop to see some beautiful sights - bison grazing, moose, the Teton mountains, some waterfalls, and a couple in our group getting engaged!



We took today as a rest day and hung out around town and our bed and breakfast. We'll be skiing or snowshoeing tomorrow, depending on the weather and what reservations we can make.





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Monday, February 13, 2006

Dog Sledding

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Kate and I headed out with the whole crew this morning to go dog sledding with Jackson Hole Iditarod Dog Sled Tours. We took a three hour ride through the Bridger Teton National Forest. We even got a chance to lead the dogs on the sleds ourselves. It was an amazing experience!







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Sunday, February 12, 2006

Jackson Hole Elk Refuge

Kate and I visited the National Elk Refuge today and took an hour long sleigh ride around the park. Got close to lots of animals and saw coyotes, bald eagles and elk - no bison yet.