Sunday we hiked Scratchgravel Hills, We entered the area from Norris Rd. To get to the parking lot you head North on Montana, until you reach Sierra. Then Left on Sierra to Green Meadow, Right (North) on Green Meadow to Norris, Left (West) on Norris to the parking area.
this is the gist of what we hiked, we actually started where we ended ( about the 2 mi mark) but I forgot to start the GPS.
As we were driving up the dirt road to the parking lot, we passed 2 ladies on horseback. It didn’t take them long to pass us once we were on foot.
every time the trail forked we took turns picking which way we would go, Paul always wanted to go up, up, and up. Which means he spends a lot of time waiting for me, because I am a huge wuss, with no stamina. I always choose the gradual up, or level path.
he also gets to wait a lot because i like to stop and take lots of pictures.
he is getting good at waiting.
more pretty flowers
View of Helena North Valley from one of the hills we went up.
The real big hill that we didn’t go up.
Pretty flowers with Paul in the background.
another view of the valley from the hills.
Me!! (and my new hair, that I still need to blog about)
some cool rocks.
naughty tree stump
here is where I wished for a telephoto lens, even though he let me get pretty close.
On our way out we found a deer skeleton
one last look before we say goodbye