Crossing the Divide: Day 40, Tuesday July 5

As I detailed in my last post, our preferred routing over the Rocky Mountains/Continental Divide, Logan Pass, was still closed by snow. That left one viable alternate: Marias Pass.Marias Pass has its drawbacks. It carries US 2, a busy highway. Marias is the only viable option for truck traffic in this area, as the next... Continue Reading →

Glacier National Park: Third Time’s (Almost) The Charm

April and I at Avalanche Lake, Fourth of July 2011Glacier National Park has held a special place in my heart for a long time. When I first moved to the West Coast from Connecticut in the summer of 2000, I used Amtrak to cross the continent. To get between Chicago and Portland, I used the... Continue Reading →

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