What I did on my summer vacation

“Go West, young man” -Horace Greeley

So you go on summer vacation and you take a million photos right? And yes, most of them never see the light of day.

Here are a few more gratuitous shots from the Weather Lab’s fabulous journey out west two weeks ago. At the risk of sounding like Uncle Paul’s slide show, I hope you’ll enjoy some of these pics.

A big thanks to Stacey,Tim, Rick & Lynette at “The Ranch” near Recluse, Wyoming.

If you ever get the chance to get out west to The Black Hills, The Big Horns, Yellowstone, the Tetons and greater Wyoming I hope you’ll do it. It’s definitely worth the trip!


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Classic Mt. Rushmore

All photos by Paul Huttner – MPR News

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The crowd awaits the show at Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park

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Old Faithful springs to life

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Swimming in the Firehole River

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High atop Mount Washburn

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Steamboat Geyser in the Norris Geyser basin

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Rodeo Days in Buffalo, Wyoming

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Navigaitng Ten Sleep Creek in the Bighorn Mountains

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Colorful pools at West Thumb Geyser basin in Yellwostone

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Home sweet home: Cozy cabin at the Lake Yellowstone Hotel

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Weather station atop 10,000+ foot Mt. Wahsburn

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The Tetons

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The Grand Teton towers over pitcuresque Jenny Lake

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Elk antler arch in Jackson, Wyoming

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Wyoming ranch view near Recluse in northeast Wyoming

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Amber & Lynette with Pinto Scout & Arthur

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Rick & Lynette explain ranch life to us city slickers

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Luke & doggy happy on patrol