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Come Ride with Us!

Bob is a wonderful driver You can feel very safe going in our ATV, Lucille, up to Sureshot Lake and the lookout… with TazE in your lap. Here we are on the top of the world.

The following video was taken just outside of McAllister, Montana as we were headed up to Sureshot Lake and the lookout above it.

We had the fun of friends, Julie & Mike joining us … and Julie’s sis, Megan, & her friend, Martello. Julie & Mike brought their dog, Zeke, and of course, we had TazE.

This location on Sureshot Lake is about a 30 mile drive on our ATV from our home.

Just down the hill from this single thistle
was a collection of fireweed.
Beautiful prolific lavender groupings –
God’s flower bouquets along the route.
Derrick, you & Jackie would have loved these.

From the lake we went up to the lookout at about 7500 feet and had our lunch.

From this view at the lookout, you can see Willow Creek in Petosi Canyon.

The trip up to the next lookout (which is 9,600 feet) is rather scary for me… especially since it is so rocky and this was my first ATV ride since my hernia surgery about a month ago. But, I need to relax. Bob is a careful driver!

That’s Upper Twin Lake near our ridge view. As you look way out into the hazy Madison Valley, you can see Ennis Lake below.

The wild flowers were beautiful.
Bob is such a good sport!
Pictures just don’t give you the depth of field…
Turn around from this view,
and you see the snow-crested Tobacco Root Mountains.

Martello and Megan enjoyed that view, but Megan was not content to sit there. She spied those rocks to her right and decided to climb up and see what it was like from up there.

Megan’s more sure-footed than a mountain goat!
Can you spot her up there?
Then it was time to head back down.
It doesn’t look as bumpy on the video as it felt!!
We stopped at the McAllister Presbyterian Church
and checked out the condition of the roof.
The cattle came by while we were there. Fun to see them!
Two horses greeted us as we entered the valley floor.
Back home. Time to relax.
It’s been a beautiful day.here.

Thanks for joining us.
Someday you need to come to Montana
and take this ATV ride for real!!

Have a good Wednesday!

See ya tomorrow.

Comments on: "Come Ride with Us!" (23)

  1. Just beautiful. What a lovely ride. Thanks so much for those incredible views. Coming down was just as pretty video as going up. It did seem bumpy! I can see why you love it so. β™‘

    • Yes, it is a blessing to live where these kinds of rides are possible <3 Thanks for taking the trip with us, {{{Donna}}} <3

  2. Magical.

  3. Thanks for sharing all these wonderful pictures of your outing. Have a great day and stay safe! πŸ™‚

    • Thank you, {{{Aunty Uta}}} Likewise, May you stay safe and have a Wonderful Wednesday! β€οΈπŸ‘πŸ½

  4. What beautiful weather for an amazing drive! Sooooo glad you and pops are enjoying your golden years! Thank you, Lord, for their good health!

  5. A great day well recorded – and yes, we would have liked the flowers. That first video was very windy.

    • It was, indeed! But fortunately the wind was not a factor after that. It was a quiet, serene, beautiful day. (Quiet once we turned off Lucille, that is! πŸ€ͺ)

  6. Fran McNeil said:

    So glad you finally got to go on this breathtaking ride to see spectacular country!

    • Thank you, {{{Fran}}} – Yes, I am glad, too. Body seems no worse for the wear today! πŸ€ͺπŸ‘πŸ½

  7. Jan, You live in a beautiful place. Thank you for taking us on the journey with you. Take care.

  8. Wow what a great day in the beautiful outdoors of Montana! Love the video view. Your little dog seems to really be enjoying the ride!!

  9. Wow! You and Bob, along with your crew, enjoyed an amazing day. I appreciate the virtual tour. Any time spent with Montana provides treasured moments.

    • I’m glad our trip brought back happy memories for you. Thanks for virtually traveling along, Richard. Hugs πŸ€— to you!

  10. Fun times~fond memories πŸ’š

    • You bet! That’s what life’s about: making memories for ourselves and others πŸ‘πŸ½β€οΈ

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