WOW what a day. Can’t wait to post the bigger hi def pics when I get back. When I came around a turn seeing the whitecaps in the distance for the 1st time I was in awe. I had no idea I was going to be on top of those mountains later. Climbing higher and higher watching the temperature drop I was now 8400 feet above sea level and snow still on the ground thinking to myself what did I get myself into. It started to hail and I was starting to descend down the mountains on this small winding road on a motorcycle thinking I hope I brought enough underwear, but it did stop and cleared up and I was able to take some amazing shots in panoramic view. So after deciding not to go to Yellowstone I did anyway because I’m here and that is what this trip is about. So on my way there about 5 miles from there it starts to snow and I can see all the snow clouds in front of me knowing I’ll be riding in that soon. So I pull up to the tourist sign and take a pic that I posted and proceeded to pull up to the gate with a CLOSED sign. The park ranger tells me that there was an Avalanche 7 miles in and the park is closed. In the back of my head I said oh thank god because of the snow falling. So I turned around and had to go back 50 miles because its the only road in. Tomorrow will meet my brother and have the bike serviced and new tires.