After I left Jackson Hole, I headed south to visit friends and family in Park City, Utah, and then continued down to Moab, Utah, for the night. The following day included a trek across New Mexico, including the Four Corners National Monument, ending down in Texas. Utah had some interesting “red rock” terrain, and while New Mexico had a lot of flat grasslands, it was fun to pass through all the small towns and settlements. The pictures below are some of the highlights. I took almost 1,000 pictures on this trip, so there’s still a lot to pick through. For those of you who don’t already know, I did arrive home on the night of Monday the 14th, after 6,360 miles, but more about that later… I hope you enjoy the pictures!
As you know, I spent part of Tuesday and Wednesday in Jackson Hole, both in the valley, and on the summit. Today, I drove from Moab, UT, to Big Spring, TX – you can see today’s miles and the total miles for the trip in the photo at left. Today’s drive included the southern part of Utah, all of New Mexico, and part of Texas. As usual, there were plenty of sights to see, and photos taken. One of my stops included the “Four Corners” National Monument, where Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and New Mexico meet. Tonight, I’m going to catch up on my Jackson Hole photos, but will post today’s photos soon. The photos below were taken primarily at the summit of Jackson Hole, at the National Elk Refuge, and in Grand Teton National Park.
Yesterday, Tuesday, was my 5th full day of travel – so far, I’ve gone about 2,700 miles! Based on the route that I have in mind, I still have about 3,300 miles left to go… The day included a bit of Idaho, and then I came into Wyoming, and crossed over the Teton Pass. The views continue to be impressive, both in terms of the mountains and the wildlife. Yesterday, I drove up through the National Elk Refuge, out to Jackson Hole Airport, and through a portion of Grand Teton National Park. Along the way, I saw numerous elk, and a pack of coyotes! I also had the opportunity to ride up to the summit at Jackson Hole (via tram), to see the sights, and take pictures. Shortly, I will be going back up again for more pictures.
Here’s my route so far, and few pictures from the last couple of days. I’ll post more, probably tonight.
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