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Encampment Museum

Grand Encampment

(Encampment WY) A wonderful find was the Grand Encampment Museum, with exhibits of historic artifacts, photographs, and displays. Also, a gift shop, research library, and re-created town square. Events during the summer season included Woodchoppers Jamboree, Cowboy Poet Gathering, Quilters Meet, Mountain Man Rendezvous, and Living History Day. I was there on Living History Day […]

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Encampment Rendezvous

Mountain Man Rendezvous

(Encampment WY) A mountain man rendezvous, by the Sierra Madre Muzzleloaders, fulfilled something I had long hoped to see. During the early 1800s, trappers and natives would gather together to sell their bounty, and trade for supplies they needed. This small gathering, near where an actual one would have occurred, was recommended by an RVing […]

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Medicine Bow NF-Snowy Range

Snowy Range

(nr Centennial WY) Part of the Medicine Bow Mountains, the Snowy Range, is known for its high peaks with year-round snow, many alpine lakes, camping, hiking, and skiing. Snowy Range Pass was at 10,889ft, with surrounding peaks in the 12,000ft range. It sounded like my kind of place. Boondocked on Fallen Pines Rd at 9,820ft […]

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