The photos below are what we saw.
traveled north from Jackson we got our first views of the
Tetons. The weather could have been better, but it did not
rain all that much; just enough to clean our windshield.
We got a
nice view of the Teton Village ski area north of Jackson.
weather started to break a bit providing better views of the
massive canyon in the face of the Teton range.
upper peaks still had snow fields left over from the winter
Teton is the largest peak in the range.
multi-shot panorama shows a nice view of the Tetons.
Yellowstone park we encountered massive amounts of
traffic. The traffic issues were compounded by road
construction that reduced the traffic to one lane.
north into the park we encountered a Ford Model A in the
pull-out we got a nice view of Yellowstone Lake.
to the eastern entrance we encountered bison on the
roadway. The bull knew the traffic was there but did not
care. He waited until Thor got right up to his face before
just sauntered across the road stopping traffic in both
our last visit to the area, Yellowstone has suffered many large
fires resulting in huge swaths of burned areas.
top of the pass we could see the peaks of the Absaroka
Range. The formation is called "Sleeping Giant"
spotted an arch in one of the cliffs.
highway we could see hoodos on the tops of the cliffs.
Bill State Park we could see the bedding in the cliffs.
cliffs above the highway were steep and daunting. We did a
re-supply in Cody and then headed south on the South Fork of the
Shoshone River to our buddy's ranch.
Bob's "Lost Ranch" we could clearly see Castle Rock.
Castle Rock is a volcanic plug that has eroded to expose the
south of Lost Ranch were the cliffs of Carter Mountain.
The top of the ridge is 12,000 feet.
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