I knew that I was surrounded by and had traveled as a wilderness ranger through Shoshone Forest, the Absaroka Mountains
, Wapiti Valley, and that I had little to no knowledge of the Apsaalooke or Shoshone origins of those names.
Sea kayak beautiful Yellowstone Lake, ringed with geyser basins and framed by the Absaroka Mountains
Pronghorn fawns that dance on the flats of the Jackson Hole valley in Wyoming during the summer trek over the Absaroka Mountains
each autumn to winter on the Red Desert, some 300 miles away.
The views from Leuschen's Switchback Ranch, straddling the Beartooth and Absaroka Mountains
, are nearly as stunning as the panorama from his New York office on Fifth Avenue, high above Central Park.
After mushing through the Absaroka Mountains
, defrost in the warm waters at Chico Hot Springs Resort.
BON Voyage can't guarantee that you'll meet Robert Redford on its new "Horse Whisperer" holidays, but you'll certainly get acquainted with the other rugged, good-looking stars of the film - the Absaroka Mountains.
The US specialist (01703 30332) has introduced seven-night holidays staying at the Absaroka Mountain Ranch in Gun Barrel Canyon.
It is early spring in Wyoming's Absaroka Mountains
Bordering the Yellowstone River and Absaroka Mountains
to the east, the Gallatin National Forest to the west, and just 46 miles from Yellowstone National Park, Ameya Preserve sits on nearly 11,000 acres, with 90% to be set aside as open space.
The 63 Ranch (the name refers to an early-day cattle brand) straddles Mission Creek and gazes south to the knife-edged peaks of the Absaroka Mountains