Hiking

Horsethief Hard Rock Cafe

Hiking

Yes, yes. I bet you’re tired of Horsethief! But we are not. For some reason, we are drawn back to this trail. Probably because it is a challenging one. There is something about it that really takes it out of you....

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Taggart Lake Loop, Grand Tetons National Park

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How lucky am I? I got to spend my birthday in Yellowstone! The day before in the Grand Tetons! Was the weather perfect? No! It was snowy and cold and raining. Was the trip perfect? No! I mixed up checkout times and got...

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Dalton Lake, Round 2

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There were wild fires all over the place so we decided to go a bit away from our normal stomping grounds in the Black Hills and go back out to Dalton Lake. This was a nice enough trail last time, though it was very...

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Coon Hollow, Out & Back

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We were so impressed with Coon Hollow, we decided to do it again. This time, out to Boulder Hill (Hard Rock Cafe) and then back. That was a nice 8 miles right on the nose. This is a much prettier route as well. The...

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Coon Hollow & Boulder Hill Loop

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This trail has a special place for me because it was my first attempt at using the “create your own map” feature in the Alltrails app. This is a wonderful feature that let’s you basically connect...

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Lover’s Leap, The Second

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The weather is getting a little bit better, but there are still a lot of road closures and trail closures. We decided to give Lover’s Leap another visit since we love the hard rock cafe there so much 🙂 –...

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Horsethief.. Yes, again!

Hiking

Having been locked in due to covid and winter between January 30th and February 20th, we really just wanted to hike. So, back to Horsethief because we knew we could get to the trail. Its a great trail, don’t get...

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Horsethief & Ice

Hiking

With winter being what it is right now, there is a lot of trouble getting around. The roads are pretty bad in most places, so we are circling back to some of our favorite trails that are off bigger roads that are being...

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Dalton Lake

Hiking

This is a different area of the Black Hills National forest, one that is not near Mount Rushmore, but the other direction. We took the highway to an exit. Got off. Went not too far before we turned down a dirt road that...

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Horsethief Again, Just a Jaunt!

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My daughter hadn’t been on Horsethief yet, so we decided with the winter being winter and all we would take her to meet it! We went “right” at the trail split where it turns into a loop. We got to the...

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