Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Blonde Coyote Is Not For Sale

This blog of mine must have hit some kind of tipping point recently, because my inbox has been filling up at an annoyingly alarming rate with requests for advertising on the Blonde Coyote. Let me just say this: I will … Continue reading

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North Dakota Is Beautiful: Sunshine Flowers!

 

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Newsflash: North Dakota Is Beautiful!

Of all the landscapes that can explored on foot, after mountains, I pick plains. Anybody who thinks the Great Plains are flat and featureless has not walked across them. Grasslands are rolling, dynamic places that showcase the dance between Earth … Continue reading

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Roadtripping Rules!

This post is an oldie but a goodie. I thought I’d rerun it, as I’m in the midst of my eleventh cross-country road trip and I just thought of a new rule: Always roll down your windows! When I get … Continue reading

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Crossing Montana: Gathering Storm

When crossing the Plains, you don’t have to seek out trails to go for a hike. Just pull over anywhere and start walking away from the road, towards the horizon. On my way east, I stopped along highway 200 to … Continue reading

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Crossing Montana: Castle Valley

Too often I hear people complain about driving across Middle America. Flat and boring? Au contraire! The Plains are only flat if you insist on seeing them at 70+ miles an hour. Get out and take a walk and you’ll … Continue reading

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Off Living the Dream

Hey everybody! Sorry for the lack of posts lately. I hope you haven’t missed me too much. At least one of you has: I got an email from a reader today asking if I was all right! Yes, I’m fine. … Continue reading

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Lolo Pass Through the Eyes of Lewis & Clark

Of all the mountain passes I have crossed, Lolo Pass between Montana and Idaho is my all-time favorite, not necessarily for how it looks to me, but for how it must have looked to Lewis & Clark.┬áLegend has it that … Continue reading

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Oh, Canada: By the Numbers

For weeks, I’ve been threatening to never leave Canada. The mountains! The space! The people! The wildlife!┬áThis was my first trip to Canada and everything exceeded all expectations. Alas, all good things must come to an end. My crossing from … Continue reading

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The Incredible Shrinking Athabasca

The Athabasca Glacier is nowhere near as large as the Salmon Glacier, but it has the distinction of being one of the world’s most accessible glaciers. For $50 you can ride a giant snowcat out onto the ice. You can … Continue reading

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