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Data Book: SOBO Bike

A trilogy is a series of three books. Apparently, a tetralogy is a series of four books (although quartet and quadrilogy are sometimes used). Anyway, here is the fourth and final Data Book for the GPT Pilot Trail – the … Continue reading

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Data Book: NOBO Bike

In writing the Data Books, biking presented several challenges. First, there are a few spots along the GPT Pilot Trail where bikes are not allowed – namely the trails at Scottsbluff National Monument, Wind Cave National Park, and anywhere in … Continue reading

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Data Book: SOBO Hike

As promised, here is the 2nd of four Data Books for the GPT Pilot Trail. This is the Southbound Hike version, which details the route from Bear Butte State Park to Scottsbluff National Monument. As a brief aside, writing the … Continue reading

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New Top Ten!

It’s been almost five years since I posted the “Top Ten Places to See on the Great Plains Trail,” and while some things are going to remain the same, a lot has changed as far as routing and highlights are … Continue reading

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Paha Sapa

When it comes to mountains on the Great Plains, the Black Hills of South Dakota take center stage. ┬áNo other major landform of the plains has anywhere near the influence that the Black Hills has on the region’s geography, culture, … Continue reading

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