|View across the valley of the Swan Range from the park|
I had to reply, "I don't know but I'll find out."
And while it made me frustrated that she couldn’t she just ask about flowers, that question got me motivated. I actually went kind of overboard. Not only did I end up learning the names of all the peaks (which no one ever asked once I’d learned them), but I took it a step further and hiked many of the peaks and the length of the mountain range she pointed to, the Swan, in my two seasons in Montana.
|First trip to the Swan in May of 2015. I was hooked from the start.|
|Last trip to the Swan in August of 2016.|
|View from my campsite on one of my solo trips that didn't make the blog|
|Another sunrise over the Swan from the park that I called home for two years.|
|Looking back across the valley from the Swan range.|
|Watching the moon rise with more people that I ever dreamed would join us|
|Explaining where the moon rise would happen (as viewed from the park's overlook)|
|Hello moon. Right where I knew you would be.|
|View from the summit of 6 Mile Mountain.|
|Summit of Mt. Aenes.|
For more about my hikes in the Swan, links here.