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Imperial Asperations

Let me finish up writing about the hike at Yellowstone to Fairy Falls, Imperial and Spray Geysers, and Sentinel Meadows. This was on June 22nd.

By the way, I don’t usually break up hike descriptions into separate posts, but on a trip like this, some of the hikes generate so many pictures it makes sense to do so.

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Fairly Fairy

My son and I were still in Yellowstone on June 22. The day before had been our “rest” day, and we only hiked to the Virginia Cascade and then followed that up by heading down to the Yellowstone River at Tower Fall.

But the 22nd was our last day in Yellowstone, and we'd planned a pretty extensive hike for the day.

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Below the Tower

On June 21, the day we were calling our “rest day”, after we visited the Virginia Cascade, we went back to our Tower Fall Campground to relax.

But we quickly became bored.

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On June 21st, we decided we needed a bit of a rest. The previous day, we’d done the Sevenmile Hole hike. The day before that we’d climbed to the Petrified Forest atop Specimen Ridge. That was a lot of climbing.

So we figured we’d do the touristy thing and hit Old Faithful.

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Down and Up

I’m still writing up the trip Out West that my son and I made back in June. I’m now up to June 20.

When there is a canyon like the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, what do you do with it? Why, you have to hike down to the bottom and back up again.

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Getting Petrified

After all of the wildlife encounters on June 19, it turns out that we really hadn’t exhausted the day . . . or ourselves. By mid-afternoon, we were bored and wanted to do something else.

We’d been talking about ascending Specimen Ridge but hadn’t gotten to it yet, so off we went.

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A Grizzly Kind of Day

I’m continuing writing about my son’s and my trip out west. It’s our third full day in Yellowstone: June 19. Our plan for the day was to hike up to Grizzly Lake, which lies in the shadow of Mt. Holmes.

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