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Medicine Bow NF-Vedauwoo


(Buford WY) Another concentration of interesting rock formations was found at Vedauwoo. It’s a part of the Medicine Bow National Forest-Pole Mountain Recreation Area, with miles of back roads for hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, picnicking and camping. You probably know how much I like big rocks and boulders. I did some hiking in the […]

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Devils Tower NM

Devils Tower

(Carlile Jct WY) Devils Tower rises 1,280ft above the Belle Fourche River and can be seen for miles around. It was the first national monument established in 1906. Sacred to natives, and called by them Bear Lodge, or similar names. They have tried to have the name changed, as the current one implies traits opposite […]

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Bighorn NF

Bighorn Mountains

(Lovell to Ranchester WY) Went up into the Bighorn Mountains via Medicine Wheel Scenic Byway; named for the historic site of a native ceremonial rock arrangement atop the mountains. It was a challenging drive for both me and Tardis. The steep climb up the mountain, from the west, had me thinking that my rig might […]

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