KRTV Reporter Shadows GiG on First Hike of the Year
We had our chance at fame on our first of the year as Lindsie Hiatt from KRTV interviewed us and then came along on our trip, filming along the way. She just moved here six months ago from Fresno, Calif., and was happy to get outside on a trail in Montana. Katie had a fun time talking to her about Fresno, since her grandparents lived there and she visited often in her childhood.
Before we headed out for snowshoeing, Lindsie set up her tripod and large camera to interview Sue and Katie. It took quite a bit of time, but then we were on our way.
The day was perfect. With howling winds predicted for Great Falls, we escaped all but a breeze. The sky was blue, and and the trail well packed with a nice base and a few inches of fresh powder. At the bridge, we discussed if we wanted to continue to the three-mile marker, we we did. As we proceeded, we marveled at Lindsie, squatting down low and going off trail to capture shots with her cell phone. She said she was a one-woman show: she does all her own editing, splicing and completing the final product. She uses a combination of the nice cameras and her iPhone for footage. See the interview here. And the video here.
Along the way, we ran into a few skiers and one snowshoer, Kalah, who may join our group for future hikes. Then it was off to Bob's Bar for a late lunch before heading home. We had hoped to talk to Janice to see how she survived a year of being the new owner and moving from Texas to Montana. We had such a cold awful winter that we wondered if she were questioning her move. However, we didn't see her. We asked the waiter but he didn't seem interested in finding her for us.
The day was a perfect one to start off the new year.
Who went: Desirae, Sue and Katie
We left GF at 9 am and returned by 3:30.