Wyoming

Day 33: Black Hills

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We hiked around Devils Tower this morning, then headed over to the Black Hills of South Dakota where we visited Custer State Park, the Crazy Horse Monument, Mount Rushmore, and arrived at the Badlands during a tornado-producing storm.

Day 32: Tetons to Devils Tower

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We spent the day driving across Wyoming, from the Grand Tetons on the western border, to Devils Tower in the northeast corner of the state.

Day 31: Grand Tetons

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Hiked into Cascade Canyon today, then got cleaned up and headed into Jackson, Wyoming to recollect what it's like in the civilized world.

Day 30: Grand Tetons

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Today we drove south to the Grand Teton National Park, one of the youngest mountain ranges in North America. The peaks rise sharply form the flat plains and lakes below. Later in the day we hiked into Death Canyon.

Day 29: Yellowstone

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Our second day in Yellowstone included sites in the northern part of the enormous park. We stopped by Tower Falls, the Lamar Valley, and Mammoth Hot Springs.

Day 28: Yellowstone

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Today we explored Yellowstone National Park, our nation's first national park. We started in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone area, passed Yellowstone Lake, then headed over to the Upper Geyser Basin to see Old Faithful. Hiked up one of the surrounding mountains, and explored the Midway Geyser Basin.

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