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Team: North
Michael Murphy
Monday, August 26
ATV
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Mr. Murphy has no time to set up a tent.

Mr. Murphy has no time to set up a tent.
Courtesy Rob Carlo

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The trekkers cross the water.

The trekkers cross the water.
Courtesy Rob Carlo

Dear America:
Field Report, Day 26

Today I got to put the ATV training to use. I started out from camp on a brand new Honda Rubicon. The odometer said 0 miles, by the end of the day it read 32 miles.
A few members of the Mining City Trail Riders, from Butte, joined us on our ride after we had completed a two-mile sagebrush and cactus hike. The group rode to the top of Storm Peak.

The support team had hiked up to take our ATVs back to camp. We said good-bye to Ranger John Erickson, from the Wise River Ranger District, and hello to Elizabeth Brann, from the Dillon Ranger District. She led us down to Willow Creek, where we met Dave, who drove us in a 4x4 to the Birch Creek Center. (For those of you from Clovis it is similar to the RLC in Sonora.)

The Center fed and housed us for the night and our program (event) for the evening was two professors form the University of Montana-Western who talked about their one class at a time program. (You take one class for three hours per day for 18 days and then switch to a new class for the next 18 days and so on. By the end of a semester you have 12 units.) As an educator, I found it very interesting.
for Monday, August 26
North South Both




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