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PBHike

Mill Falls Hike With Pine Butte Naturalist

Our hike to Mill Falls was a relaxed walk through the pines. Elevation gain wasn’t noticeable and the weather was cool but we had a break from the rain. We are in the Lewis & Clark National Forest and trails are well-signed. The US Forest Service office in Choteau, MT manages this area of the forest and they […]

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Culversinging

Evening Entertainment at Pine Butte Guest Ranch

Our evening entertainment was a special request from our group. The other guests had heard it the night before we arrived and we didn’t want to be left out. It didn’t take long to realize that guest ranch manager Jim Culver obviously has a lot of talents. He runs the guest ranch, has excellent horsemanship skills and […]

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RedBoots

Red Cowboy Boot Envy

While we were waiting for our requested evening entertainment at Pine Butte guest ranch one night, I snapped a few photos of the stunning “red boots” that one gal in our group had. I saw them the minute she deboarded her airplane flight and was I ever envious. I have to admit, she wore them […]

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Naturalist

Hiking at Pine Butte Guest Ranch

I heard rain on my cabin roof throughout the night and was glad it was raining then. Maybe we’d see clear and sunny skies in the morning. It was not going to happen that way though. This landscape can always use a good soak so I hesitated to complain. And, I didn’t! During breakfast, management […]

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Metiscart

Old Trail Museum in Choteau, MT

After we left Triple J guest ranch we drove to Augusta, then up Hwy 287 to Choteau. The two communities are about a half hour apart. We drove north on US Hwy 89 through the main business district in Choteau and came to the Old Trail Museum Complex. Choteau’s Visitor Information Center anchors the south end of the […]

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WranglersonHorse

Time to Leave Triple J Ranch

Our time is up at Triple J guest ranch and we are moving to our next ranch. Goodbyes are said several times and it’s obvious we are leaving a corner of our heart at the ranch. Memories are with us though. The descent down the mountains is the same route we used before. We travel past Gibson […]

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