Sunday, July 08, 2007

Solo bliss

I was finally reunited with my kayak (thanks mom & dad!), and had to get out paddling this weekend. My wilderness access is pretty limited these days but I did spend a night on Hyalite reservoir. The best peace away from Bozeman heat and traffic I've enjoyed in a while.

Sunset from my campsite

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The most peaceful time of day

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The sun finally welcomes me

Misty dawn on Hyalite reservoir

Early paddle

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Madison River escape

These are not all from the same trip but all are from similar stretches of the Madison River upstream of Three's a beautiful place to be

Beautiful view from our lunchspot

First kayak trip in 3 years!

Pelicans enjoying a thermal
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Bald eagle soars

Riverside rock cliffs are home to swallows, pigeons

Sandhill crane blends in well

Spanish peaks with a fresh coat of white