July 13: hiking up Black Mountain, and a scenic drive to Cody, WY

IMG_0216Maybe your horses are the best, my dear Cowboys for Christ, but your grammar sucks.

IMG_0221Moon or sun?

IMG_0226Thanks to advice from fellow campers Danielle, Mitch, Amy and John (who also invited me to a fantastic French Toast breakfast!), Harry and I decided to hike up to the fire lookout on top of Black Mountain, WY. Carrying two liters of water slowed him down just enough for me to keep up.

IMG_0229Harry looking out for fires. Whether he spotted any will remain his secret.

IMG_0231It was windy up there at 9,450Ft (2,880m)!

IMG_0223The way down only took thirty minutes…

IMG_0235Bighorn National Forest in WY.

IMG_0245Cooling off. The water temperature was around 40F.

IMG_0248Looks like a giant clay tower, doesn’t it?

IMG_0249Wild, Wild West.

IMG_0250This is where we spent the night: Buffalo Bill State Park near Cody, WY.

Day 11The GPS tracker was out of coverage for a while, but I am happy to report that my satellite beacon worked as it should.

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