The Bridger Ridge; or, Tell Self Doubt to Take a Seat

August 27th, 2016 Every year the Big Sky Wind Drinkers facilitate a foot race that runs the entire 20 or so miles of the Bridger Mountain Range Ridge, just north of Bozeman. The “Ed Anacker Bridger Ridge Run,” or, “the Ridge Run,” for short has been held for 32 years now, and apparently was named … More The Bridger Ridge; or, Tell Self Doubt to Take a Seat

How to take a Mountaintop Selfie, by Cosmo the Springer Spaniel

Step 1: Get human to take you out for a walk. Step 2: Freak out the entire drive to the trail head, just to make sure your human knows that you’re an intoxicating mix of excited and terrified. Step 3: Walk uphill with impossible enthusiasm for half a dog day (appx. 1.5 hours human time). … More How to take a Mountaintop Selfie, by Cosmo the Springer Spaniel

Allenspur: An Intro to Climbing; or, I’m Sick as a Dog

February 26th, 2016 Molly, upon arriving in Montana: “HELLLLLLL YEAAAAAAAAAAAH I’M IN MONTANAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA-*BAM!* WORST CHEST COLD IN YEARS TAKES HER OUT NEARLY THE MINUTE SHE FRICKIN’ GETS THERE. So. THAT’S disappointing. I’ve basically lost an entire week to the curse that is the chest cold. I mean, this is one of those colds that makes … More Allenspur: An Intro to Climbing; or, I’m Sick as a Dog

Fourth of July Weekend: Macros, Axtell Bridge, and Triple Tree

Saturday, July 4th- Sunday, July 5th One of my challenges since arriving in Bozeman has been finding people who have the time and ability to accompany me on some adventures. Being a privileged retired person whose occupations right now include not spending all her money at once, exercising, and writing a blog, I have a … More Fourth of July Weekend: Macros, Axtell Bridge, and Triple Tree