Wild & Free Steward Journal July 29, 2021 by Dunc Hazard · Reading Time: 2 minutes Complete Photo Journal Coming September 2021... Sneak Peak Photo Album Below Loading Images Middle Fork "Hitch" Photo PreviewWelcome SignMiddle Fork "Hitch" Photo PreviewWouldn't it suck... to die... from getting stuck down from the sky... randomly out of nowhere? what are the odds of that happening?Middle Fork "Hitch" Photo PreviewHad to run for cover. Some of the shittiest hail I've seen in decades... and I grew up in Montana.Middle Fork "Hitch" Photo PreviewAll clear the morning after... for the hike up the trail to the first Camp @ Bubble #1 ... Trail Flat Hot SpringsMiddle Fork "Hitch" Photo PreviewMarking the spotMiddle Fork "Hitch" Photo PreviewBasically it was the hottest week in the history of human-kind.Middle Fork "Hitch" Photo PreviewLocal Deers at Trail Flat Hot Springs... Bubble #1 Middle Fork "Hitch" Photo PreviewWhat's up fool?Middle Fork "Hitch" Photo PreviewCowboy Poet and Volunteer Mule Packer... and hugely appreciated human.Middle Fork "Hitch" Photo PreviewTanagerMiddle Fork "Hitch" Photo PreviewTrail ViewMiddle Fork "Hitch" Photo PreviewTrail View DosMiddle Fork "Hitch" Photo Preview"Spiritual" was the word a river guide used to describe Sheepeater Hot Springs... in an overheard conversation... @ Bubble #2... A few minutes later the same river guide introduced himself... and the rest is history. Best friends forever. And, I also happen to agree with Danny. Soaking in Sheepeater Hot Springs was beyond the next level... definitely from all the way inside the double rainbow.Middle Fork "Hitch" Photo PreviewWorried look of motherly loveMiddle Fork "Hitch" Photo PreviewThomas, Antonio, and the Cross-Cut Middle Fork "Hitch" Photo PreviewI'll admit to being easily mesmerized by any natural beauty I find while hiking... in nature. But dear lord... I sure do love staring at these bald ass bastards. Call me a looney toon. They are so badass and beautiful at the same time. And they can fly... must be awesome. I'd pluck a fucking trout out of the river with my talons too... if I had them.