When you live in the middle of Wyoming, your winter getaways generally involve a lot of this:

And when you try to leave Wyoming, you get stuck with a lot of this:

Current view of the Tetons

And this:

Would you ever guess that there are giant mountains hidden behind the wall of snow in each of these images?

Wyoming: you can check out any time you like, but you can never leave.

Usually, by March, with 3 more months of winter left, Wyomingites manage to escape and do this for a week:

Relaxing...

But we live in a place like Wyoming so that we don’t have to go far to follow our winter follies. We live here because we like doing this:

Up the Gondola

and this:

Red Canyon Snowshoe
and sometimes this:

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and definitely these:

Day 11 / 01.11.11

This is in response to BootsnAll‘s 2012 Indie Travel Challenge, Week 4: When the weather gets cold, do you prefer to head to sunnier locales or do you love the outdoor adventures or off-season prices of winter? Warm or cold, what’s your dream winter travel destination, and do you have any travel plans for the coming months?

 

One Response to Someone Kidnapped the Mountains…! and other short tales

  1. Great to know I’m not the only winter travel lover!

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