Twin Falls, ID High 86 Low 65
We have been camped on BLM land in Idaho and have not had internet or cell service for a couple of days.
First I would like to address a couple of comments on my previous blog. The Eagle picture – that is one of the sculptures at the Sacajawea Center. Don’t I just wish I could claim a picture of a real Eagle like that.
Yes Judy and Jan, we were camped at the Mountain View RV Park which is near Number Hill in Arco. The graduating classes hike up the mountain and paint their year on the face. Jan, they close the café at the campground after Labor Day so no free breakfast for us.
Big Dude said that the road from Salmon to Challis looked gnarly (love that word). And it was, kind of. We drove 45 mph most of the way. Great fuel mileage. The scenery is so spectacular (at least for the passengers) that I would definitely drive through there again (or Jim would drive and I would enjoy).
We went to Craters of the Moon the middle of June 2012 and it snowed on us. It was so cold and miserable. We thought we’d go ahead and take Sidney out to see this incredible area.
Well, I give up. Mother Nature does not want us to enjoy Craters so we won’t. We got to the first pullout area which has a trail that is probably about a 15 minute saunter. We started down the trail and I commented to Jim how warm the sun felt. We got about 2/3 of the way around the trail and the skies opened up. We did not see the storm coming. We got back to the truck before we got too soaked, others weren’t so lucky. And then it rained and rained so we just gave up and left.