Day 10 – Yellowstone and the Tetons

Sunday, August 22, 2016

It was a very cold restless night. I never really got to sleep for any length of time because some part of me was always cold, even though I was warmly dressed. When I checked the temperature at 7 am, it was 3 C ( 37 F ) but I am sure that it was colder than that during the evening.

Braeden was in the 2-man tent, I was in the small tent and Spencer was in his hammock.

When it was time for breakfast, I chiseled Spencer out of the ice in his hammock.

We drove to the ‘ Fishing Bridge RV Park ‘, had some breakfast at the diner, drove back to camp, packed up our tents ( and hammock ) and headed toward Old Faithful. On our way we saw another bison walking in front of a truck on the road, totally oblivious to the fact that he was holding up traffic.

When we got to Old Faithful, we walked on the boardwalk to see some of the other geysers in the park with the expectation that we would be back in time to see Old Faithful erupt at its scheduled time of 11:30 am.

Unfortunately, we weren’t quite back at 10:20 when it erupted and we only saw the end of the eruption. We decided not to wait for next eruption, so we headed south to Jackson Hole to see the Tetons.

We stopped at some of the pull-outs to take pictures of the magnificent Tetons on the way to Jackson hole. The Teton mountains are part of the Rocky mountains, south of Yellowstone National Park and they are higher than the Rockies in Yellowstone.

In Jackson Hole, we stopped for lunch and the walked around the town for a short while.

When we came to this sign and I just had to take a picture of the Miller boys in front of it.

When we left Jackson Hole, we headed back to Yellowstone and took some pictures of the Tetons.



As you can tell from the pictures, the Miller boys ( Butch Cassidy {Braeden} and the Sundance kid { Spencer} ) were having a contest to see how many different poses they could make at the various sights.

We drove through Yellowstone Park and headed towards Cody, Wyoming, where we planned to stay for the night.

Yellowstone to Cody