|Old slough used for mining.|
We were looking for a mountainy thing to do this weekend, especially to get away from the 100 degree weather, so we turned to Gayle's present. This book categorizes trails as Easy, Moderate, and Difficult. Since the descriptions on most of the Difficult trails included terms like "probable roll overs and body damage" we decided to try the trails marked Easy then work our way to the death trails.
|We followed the Snake River a lot of the way, but this is a|
creek that we had to cross twice.
To be honest I'm not a huge 4-wheeling hobbyist. I never saw the temptation of riding around rocks and cliffs while being tossed around the cab of a pick up like an old yogurt container. The kids and Kurt LOVE it so I usually just went along. I was so clinched that I feel I ran a marathon instead of sitting in John Rambo (Kurt's truck).
|Harp in John Rambo.|
And if you don't buy it, just look at the pictures:
|View from the top!|
|This is one of the wildflowers we saw along|
the trail. Rocky Mountain Columbine
(the state flower).
|One of the water crossings. When we waded through it|
reached up to Kurt's knees. This did not deter my mighty