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GPT Photo of the Week

Sometimes rocks just, well, rock!  From small stones to huge boulders, they are the raw materials of the planet, and can be strikingly beautiful.  Rocks are, of course, not unique to the Great Plains, but sometimes in an open landscape, … Continue reading

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Great Grizzlies!

As a follow up to the earlier post about The Revenant, where the historical (not Hollywood) Hugh Glass is mauled by a grizzly bear on the Great Plains, it occurred to me that some people might not know that the … Continue reading

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GPT Photo of the Week

The View from White Butte, the highest point in North Dakota (3,506 ft)

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GPT Photo of the Week

Yes, there are a lot of road miles on the Great Plains Trail, but that is by necessity, not by design.  In a perfect world (ha!), the entire GPT would be trail, and the goal is always to move in … Continue reading

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The Revenant

I’m a little late in seeing the movie, The Revenant, starring Leonardo DiCaprio.  It came out in 2015 and I only just recently saw it on DVD.  It was good.  It was action packed and entertaining, and I suppose that’s … Continue reading

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GPT Photo of the Week

This is from a trip to the high point of Oklahoma (one of 5 state high points that the GPT connects with) way back in early 2010.  That’s before I was even actively working on the Great Plains Trail project, … Continue reading

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GPT Photo of the Week

Near Toadstool Geologic Park in western Nebraska is a lonely landscape of dry, cracked earth where even grasses have a hard time in the shifting clays.

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