Perry Cove to Bennet Gap Loop

Perry Cove to Bennet Gap Loop

We parked by the creek and walked down the forest service road past the horse stables to access Perry Cove trail. Our loop was counter-clockwise, so we would be going up the steepest side. Perry Cove trail is a bit rutted out in a few places and is steep, but you...
Black Mountain Trail via Pressley Cove

Black Mountain Trail via Pressley Cove

We accessed Pressley Cove TrailheadĀ on Avery Creek Road (Forest Service Road #422). We walked up the trail to an intersection with a gravel roadbed and turned right toward Pressley Cove Gap. From trailhead it is 1.3 miles with 1003 ft in elevation gain to the gap....
Cedar Rock Summit

Cedar Rock Summit

It was a crisp day with a stiff breeze, but the sun was shining. There was still snow in the shady north sloping spots. We have really been slack on our hiking routine for the past 18-24 months and we wanted to get a hike in that was over 5 miles with significant...
Pingue Rubberweed

Pingue Rubberweed

I am not sure I have this correctly identified. I is everywhere on the roadsides near White Sulphur Springs in Montana. The leaves don’t look exactly like the pictures I have found online but they are similar and no other flower I can find comes closer to the...