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Chemistry On The Road

The national parks give us all sorts of great science activities on the road. However, those activities don’t usually involve the branch of science closest to my heart: Chemistry. (Yes, I know it’s supposed to be physics, such is life). Consequently, I make sure I supplement whenever possible. We aren’t blowing things up yet (simmer […]

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Hidden Lake, Logan’s Pass, GNP

We learn from our mistakes. During hours that are normally reserved for ‘waking up’ and ‘eating breakfast’, we got up and got going. Taking the free shuttle from the visitor center closest to our camp up to Logan Pass, we didn’t have to worry about parking. We finally got to do our Logan Pass hike […]

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Goose Island Overlook, Western Glacier

I actually took these photos… myself… with my camera. No, I did not steal them from National Geographic… although they look like I might have, right?! Since Glacier is so big we didn’t expect to make it to the most eastern entrance but it seemed like the easiest route home after our Jackson Glacier Overlook […]

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Jackson Glacier Overlook

Since I’m infamous for my total lack of planning, it should come as no surprise that sometimes things don’t work out exactly as expected. That’s the fun part. Glacier Park is famous for a few things – Going to the Sun Road, Logan Pass, bears, etc. We decided, on a whim, to pop up to […]

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Trail of the Cedars

Our first hike in Glacier was the famous Trail of Cedars. It’s a short 0.8 mile loop that has fairly heavy foot traffic. But it’s certainly worth the fight for a parking space. We’ve developed a quirky love of trees. It started with the Redwoods in California and the Joshua Trees that look like they […]

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