Hiking Yellowstone National Park – Rabbit Creek Hot Springs

Hiking Yellowstone National Park Rabbit Creek Hot Springs

Rabbit Creek Hot Springs is an off-trail hike across meadows and through woodland, to a backcountry thermal area around the upper end of a short, east-side tributary of the Firehole River. About 40 major hot springs, of varying colors and activity levels are in the area. Lisa saw a post on Facebook of an amazing … Read more

Fly Fishing Yellowstone National Park – Madison River

Fly Fishing Yellowstone National Park Madison River

Yellowstone and the area surrounding it is a fly-fishing paradise. Nowhere in the world are there so many public rivers, lakes and streams found in such a small area. One of Yellowstone Parks’ largest rivers, the Madison is viewed by millions of visitors each year as it winds along the West Entrance Road.   What … Read more

Visiting Virginia City and Nevada City, Montana

Visiting Virginia City and Nevada City, Montana

Madison County, Montana is where you will find the “ghost” towns of Virginia City and Nevada City. Virginia City is a well preserved, very much alive, ghost town which is frozen in time. It is located just 20 miles west of Yellowstone National Park (90 miles by road). Visiting Virginia City and Nevada City, Montana … Read more

Being Bear Aware – Hiking in Bear Country

Being Bear Aware Hiking in Bear Country

It is an exhilarating opportunity to watch bears and cubs forage, play, wrestle, and sleep in their natural habitat. Whether you are hiking, biking, camping, fishing, hunting, or even rafting in bear country, it’s important to know what to do, or not do, when you encounter a bear. All of Yellowstone is bear habitat—from the … Read more

Vortex Optics – Binoculars Review

Vortex Optics - Binoculars Review

I learned in the last couple years about the Vortex Optics brand. Working in Yellowstone we would see a lot of people using Vortex binoculars and scopes looking for animals in the park. I started looking into the brand for our new binoculars. What I found was quite impressive! When we took a job at … Read more

Replacing LED Ceiling Lights

We’ve been fairly happy with our 2019 Thor Challenger 37YT Class A Motorhome. Over the three-plus years we’ve owned it, it’s been for the most part, reliable. When one of the hall lights suddenly dimmed for no reason we hadn’t expected it. Replacing LED Ceiling Lights is a really easy job that anyone with even … Read more

Places To See and Things To Do With Yellowstone National Park Closed

Places To See and Things To Do With Yellowstone National Park Closed

On June 13, 2022, Yellowstone National Park experienced the worst flooding in recorded history. Said to be a 500-year flood the rushing waters took out the North Entrance Road between Mammoth and Gardiner. Also, part of the Northeast Entrance Road between Soda Bute and Pebble Creek Campground was wiped out as well as other sections … Read more

RV Windshield Rock Chip Repair

It’s just a matter of time before a rock flies up and hits your windshield. We made it over 23,000 miles in our class A motorhome before we got hit with a rock off of a semi that had passed us. We were heading to our summer Workamping gig in Island Park, Idaho we just … Read more

Hiking Yellowstone National Park – Trout Lake

Hiking Yellowstone National Park - Trout Lake

Spending the 2021 summer working in West Yellowstone, Montana we got a lot of time in Yellowstone National Park, but we didn’t do a lot of hiking as we planned. So for 2022, we made a point to spend more time hiking the trails in the area. Our first time through Lamar Valley this year … Read more

Thetford Aqua Magic Style II Toilet Vacuum Breaker Repair

There is always seems to be something in an RV that needs repaired, replaced, or worked on. Our toilet has leaked for a few months now. It wouldn’t happen all the time but when you’d press the pedal down partway to fill the bowl you could hear the water hitting the floor. We discovered the … Read more