Category Archives: Hiking

Surrounded!

Back in August, we debated about whether to stay in Trout Creek, Montana, the full three weeks we’d reserved or cut out early. Why? Wildfires. Not just one. Many. Surrounding us on all sides. Everybody in the northwest was near … Continue reading

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Nothing Fishy About It

Back in July (wow! Has it been that long ago?!?) I mentioned how rare it is for us to make reservations. There are a lot of reasons for this, and we were about to be reminded of one of them. … Continue reading

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Getting the Lead Out

Near the northern tip of Long Beach peninsula sits Leadbetter Point State Park. Back in August of 2015 (yep, we’re still catching up!), we invested in a Discover Pass and were out to make the most of it. We’d been … Continue reading

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Looming Loomis

If you’re wondering why in the world, with the entire continent to roam, we’d choose to return to some of the same places time and time again (I used to wonder the same thing), here’s your answer: there’s always something … Continue reading

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Rampin’ It Up in Nampa

This past June we had some business to take care of in Nampa, Idaho, so we sauntered up that way from Great Basin National Park. A lot of people think full-time RVing is one long vacation. We can give you … Continue reading

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Kious Critters

We’re strong believers in the phrase, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” That goes for restaurants (we’re loyal until we have a bad meal, and even then we might give the place another chance, depending…) and hikes, because if … Continue reading

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Natural Causes

We’ve been to Great Basin National Park several times and each time are struck by how much things are the same, and how much they have changed. Take the Lexington Arch hike, for example. We originally took this hike back … Continue reading

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Making a Point of Observation

After just a day’s rest from hiking Angel’s Landing in Zion National Park this past May, we headed up the Observation Point Trail. It had been a chilly, wet spring , and it seemed everyone was in the park, so … Continue reading

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Life Elevated

Though we’d squeezed a few hikes into the few nice days we had at the Grand Canyon, we were eager to be outside, to feel the hard earth beneath our feet. For that, few places offer as many options as … Continue reading

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With Reservations….

If you’ve been following along the with the Adventures of Bob and Ellen for very long, you know we don’t make reservations — we didn’t even make them on our trip to Alaska. So what in the world would make … Continue reading

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