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Where to go in MT and ID?

Discussion in 'North West' started by NumNutz, Dec 25, 2012.

  1. Dec 25, 2012 at 1:10 PM
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    Hello North Westners. I am taking a long overland/expedition trip across the U.S. this summer and I would like to start planning my route now. I'm curious if you guys have scenery in MT and ID that I can travel to off-road. I would like to off-road, hike, and camp in MT and ID so if you could offer up suggestions I'd truly appreciate it!

    Thanks everyone and Merry Christmas!
     
  2. Dec 25, 2012 at 3:01 PM
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  3. Dec 25, 2012 at 5:04 PM
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    That looks awesome!
     
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    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    Yellowstone.
     
  5. Dec 27, 2012 at 3:37 AM
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    yep, yellowstone was awesome when we went.
     
  6. Dec 27, 2012 at 10:00 PM
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    Yellowstone is not in Montana or Idaho. :rolleyes:
     
  7. Dec 27, 2012 at 10:13 PM
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    Glacier National Park is beautiful as well but I do not know if they have any off road trails. Looking forward to a write up though, it should be a good one. Very beautiful states.
     
  8. Jan 11, 2013 at 5:04 PM
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    :smack: Yes it is.


    Yellowstone is a must see. As is Glacier. The Beartooth Highway is a great drive as well.

    I grew up camping in SW MT and am the current chief meet planner for the area so I know my way around lots of backroads. Do you have a route in mind (and I could suggest stops along the way) or are you just driving where ever we tell you to go? When are you planning on making the trip? Early summer or late summer? Could make a difference in where you go as it takes a while for the snow to melt in some areas.
     
  9. Jan 11, 2013 at 5:17 PM
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    for Idaho I would go to
    - Craters of the moon
    -devil's gorge
    -st Anthony dunes
    -McCall lake
    -coeur d'Alene lake
    -Gospel mountains ( buffalo hump)
     
  10. Jan 11, 2013 at 6:39 PM
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    Hey, are you sure you want to get physical with me young lady. :p

    Looks to me like YNP is in the corner of WYO. :cool:

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Jan 11, 2013 at 6:47 PM
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    MTgirl too many frogs, not enough princes...

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    Yes I am old man :cool:
    3% is in MT and 1% in ID
    Plus 3 of the 5 entrances are in MT so you almost have to come here to go there.

    Now go get yourelf some prune juice
     
  12. Jan 11, 2013 at 7:02 PM
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    Hey now, at least I was polite. No need to get all rude, flinging the prunes and all. Besides, I'm fine with a little bit...of lime with my gin and tonic. :laugh:

    So what you are saying is that 96% of YNP is actually WYO. I think its pretty silly for MT and ID to even make that much claim to YNP.
     
  13. Feb 6, 2013 at 1:21 AM
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    Actually...

    Yea..what she said..:rolleyes:


    They just have to piggy back off our awesomeness..:D


    Yea man, if you make it to Yellowstone let me know. Im 90 miles from the East gate. Im always up for a trip and id meet you and take you on a hike or two depending on your comfort level of hike and a lunch or ice cream or whatever :cool:

    also the trail we did in MT in the Fall is super fun! very easy to do but VERY fun! and has an awesome view. Its south of Big Timber. Highly recommend.
     
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