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Flaming Gorge – Day 3

Flaming Gorge – Day 3

We woke covered in frost. Then Cassie won best-sister-in-law ever award from Cody for making us all scrambled eggs and biscuits. We then loaded up the car and headed to our next trail for a leisurely walk around Moose Pond. Laughing at the lack of exertion, we found a trail with some serious incline to get our blood pumping all the hot dogs from our arteries. With our legs tired, we moseyed back to camp for lunch and one final…

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Flaming Gorge – Day 2

Flaming Gorge – Day 2

Waking to the sun is one of my favorite things. It peeked between the trees, winking me awake. I nudged Cody and begged him to go running with me. He declined with a grunt. So Zara and I set off, following worn elk trails until we reached a meadow lit with morning color. I returned to find Cody in his natural habitat. If you peer close enough, you can spot the top of his blue hooded sweatshirt. Convincing him a…

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Flaming Gorge – Day 1

Flaming Gorge – Day 1

Cody and I decided to use the long Memorial Day weekend to get out of town and head to the mountains. We drove away from the city, passed through the desert, and ended up at Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. We drove down a dirt road and found a campsite that fit our tastes perfectly: secluded, no RV noise, no restrooms/showers/groups of people, and no fee. Just a free patch of ground to plop our tent and roast some hot…

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