Five of them in all, from the red rock of southern Utah to the foothills of Wyoming's Absaroka Range
; from the granite domes of central Idaho to the Beartooths of south-central Montana, to a certain high valley in northeast Yellowstone.
"Petrology of Volcanoclastic Rocks in the Wiggins Formation, Southern Absaroka Range
, Wyoming." GSA Abstracts with Programs 42(2).
In 2000, Bill and I hooked up for elk in the Absaroka Range
south of Cody, Wyoming.
WHERE TO STAY The Brooks Lake Lodge (open Jun 18-Sep 15; $363 per person, including meals and activities; three-night minimum; brookslake.com), in the Absaroka Range
They cross the rushing, boot-high South Fork Shoshone River and head up into the Absaroka Range
and enjoy the creeks that are plentiful in the area.
Bonamici, a senior who's president of the South Eugene IceAxemen - one of a handful of high school mountaineering clubs in the Northwest- spent four weeks in the wilds of the Absaroka Range
, which borders Yellowstone National Park in northern Wyoming.
The sky is turquoise, though clouds are bunching up against the peaks of the Absaroka Range
in the Washakie Wilderness, where we are headed.
Certainly we're the image of the Old West as we cross the rushing, boot-high, South Fork Shoshone River and head up into the Absaroka Range
Never more awestruck in his homages to nature's temple, Bill Clinton stood in the shadow of the Absaroka Range
above Yellowstone last fall and proclaimed that the deal had been sealed that would save America's oldest national park.
SWEEPING GRASSLANDS, browned by the summer sun, lead to the foothills of the Absaroka Range
in Montana's aptly named Paradise Valley.
Born in high granite lakes of the Absaroka Range
, the Clark's Fork plummets through a tumultuous, 1,000-foot-deep rent in the earth's crust for 10 miles.
Sitting on a mountain top in the Absaroka Range
west of Meeteetse, Wyoming, in August 1999, I couldn't help but ponder what a friend had said.