2020 Elk Hunt @ New Mexico Gila Wilderness

Looking north across Snow Lake from the Continental Divide Trail

Finally I had arrived in New Mexico’s Gila Wilderness! It was a long drive and I completely underestimated how long the final stretch would take but I made it in one piece. Had to take a few glamour shots of the new-to-me Toyota Tacoma that handled the terrain like a champ. These photos were at … Read more

Bagley Rapids

Bagley Rapids

Just down the road from Waupee Creek Rapids is Bagley Rapids, another feature that should probably be named as a “falls”  Access is fairly easy via the Bagley Rapids Recreation Area campgrounds. Here’s a closer view.  You can see there is a clear drop that is more than just a rapids. Views upstream aren’t bad, … Read more

Waupee Creek Rapids

Waupee Creek Rapids - Main Falls View

Slightly off the beaten path, my next destination is a small waterfall in the far southern Nicolet National Forest near the town of Mountain, Wisconsin to visit a small tributary called Waupee Creek. Forest service roads are the only access.  While they look muddy & dangerous, the base is actually made of crushed granite and … Read more