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    How to plan for Yellowstone National Park

    How to plan for Yellowstone National Park When I started writing about Yellowstone I realized there’s a lot to know and tell about this national park. This first aricle is about how to plan for Yellowstone National Park and where to find useful information. In the highlights of Yellowstone, you will find our personal highlights, as well as some disappointments, which will hopefully make it easier to on how to plan for Yellowstone. Enjoy this Yellowstone National Park information!   [Please note that this article was first published in summer 2013 and updated in 2019]   Why to go yo Yellowstone National Park When planning our USA roadtrip, we initially just…

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    The highlights of Yellowstone National Park

    During our trip through the US we were told there are two things an American needs to see in his/her life: the massive Grand Canyon and the highlights Yellowstone National Park. While road-tripping through Colorado and Utah, locals and other travelers (most of them Americans) would ask us where else we were going besides UT and CO. When we told them ‘Yellowstone’, we heard nothing but good things about it, many of those we spoke to thought it was the most beautiful place they had ever seen. This worried me a bit. We have seen many of nature’s beauties and some of the most inspring places such as the glaciers…

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    Mountainous Monday: Climbing Mount Washburn

    Climbing Mount Washburn, our experience Upon arrival in Yellowstone National Park the landscape doesn’t look very mountainous. Don’t be fooled however, many peaks are above 3.000 meters which is higher than many famous mountains in The Alps, for example. When in Yellowstone, you will have to climb at least one peak. Simple as that! As we had quite a lack of time (three days in Yellowstone is not nearly enough!) we chose a relatively easy hike, so we ended up climbing Mount Washburn.   This 3.122 meter high mountain is a part of the Washburn Range. It was named after Henry D. Washburn, leader of the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition, exploring the…