Motorcycle Season in the Black Hills

Motorcycle Season in the Black Hills

Summer may be ending, but the weather is still perfect for motorcycle riding. Fall is an excellent time to explore the Black Hills on your bike. The tourists have (mostly) left and it’s still warm outside.

Some of the best fall bike runs in the Black Hills include Needles Highway, Vanocker Canyon, Spearfish Canyon and Iron Mountain Road. You can also enjoy a lengthier ride out to Devil’s Tower or through the Badlands. Traffic slows down during the fall allowing for a more leisurely ride through our beautiful attractions. The prairie grasses are long and soon, the leaves will begin their color changes. We’ve been blessed these past several years with a respite from the pine beetle infestation, so the ponderosa pines of the Black Hills are dark evergreen as they should be.

Sitting is the New Smoking

Sitting is the New Smoking

You’ve probably heard the above quote recently. Studies now show that a sedentary life is as harmful as cigarette smoke. But many of you have ‘desk jobs’ where sitting is the norm. So, how can you take control of your posture and your health when your profession requires you to sit?

Hiking Bear Butte, Spring 2018

Hiking Bear Butte, Spring 2018

Recently, we had the opportunity to hike Bear Butte. At 1251 feet, Bear Butte is the third most prominent summit in Western South Dakota. On clear days, you can see up to four states away from the peak! You can also see some of the other Black Hills landmarks, like Terry Peak, Crow Peak and Custer Peak.