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The Road To Death Valley

From Roseville to Death Valley is between seven and eight hours depending on how much you have budgeted for speeding tickets. The roads are well maintained but with artificially constrained limits and frequent speed traps. 349 more words


2014-09 WA/OR/ID/WY/MT 1/4

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Because I5 from Marysville to Olympia is such a traffic-choked exercise in frustration, we usually take Highway 20 east over the North Cascades Highway to the dry side of the state or head west on the same highway gaining access to the Olympic Peninsula via the Washington State Marine Highway ferries. 2,845 more words


Breakdown in the Frontier

Three hundred miles from Boise, our trek home from the Thanksgiving holiday was going smoothly. Able to enjoy the views of the lonely Highway 395 from the comfort of a warm car, we watched the cold air force the cloud ceiling to pour down the rock walls of Abert Rim.   476 more words

Oregon Outback

I Drove to "Stateline" at the "State Line"

Anyone who has ever entered Nevada by car/truck/similar vehicle knows that casinos await about one foot inside the state line (an exception is entering off Highway 395, where the Topaz Lodge casino is no more than a quarter-mile inside, and you can see it up the hill. 124 more words

395 Erosion

The Bodie mining town stands as a monument of dilapidation, complete with roadside directions, parking, brochures, and even restrooms. The faded glory of past-fortune dreams is served up on a scrubbrush hillside platter for those willing to make the journey. 108 more words

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Flying Solo - Antelope Lake

The Missus took the kids and The Westy up to her parents house for a summer time visit.  The plan was to spend a day or two there and then head to Antelope Lake to camp.  493 more words

Family Camping