Great Loop Section #5

9/22/14-9/30/14 300 miles down-Mammoth Hot Springs to 7 Mile Bridge.

It turned out that we saved the best for last. Our final trip on the trail would take us around Electric Peak, across the Sky Rim Trail, and down the Gneiss Creek trail to our final destination at 7 Mile Bridge.

 

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Daily pic.  Every day of the trip we took a photo with our digits indicating what day of the trip we were on.  The above pic was taken on day 22.

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View of Electric Peak from our campsite.

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Welcome to Sky Rim Trail.

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Day 23

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Electric Peak in the background.

 

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I was so obsessed with Zack’s Jetboil,

by the end of the trip i was taking portraits of it in action.

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Our day along the Sky Rim Trail was unbelievable.  We had spectacular views in every direction the entire day.  The wildlife was amazing as well, we saw a moose as we gained the ridge and had an amazing sighting of a mountain goat.  I can’t believe I’ve spent so much time in Yellowstone and this is the first time I’ve hiked Sky Rim.

 

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Arches along the trail.

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Zack taking a break and enjoying the scenery.

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Petrified tree.

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Mission accomplished!

 

 Two buds 30 days, 300 miles, and still smiling!

Thanks for a great adventure Zack!


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