• Trip Updates
  • Alabama Hills

    Alabama Hills Recreation Area Lone Pine, California November 20-22, 2017   The online reviews of boon docking sites in the Alabama Hills Recreation Area were beckoning us to this spot, but the real draw for me was seeing Mount Whitney.  I’d never realized until last year that the highest point in the contiguous 48 (Mt. […]

  • Thoughts About Life
  • A Day Trip to Mono Lake

    Hawthorne, Nevada & Mono Lake Tufa National Reserve, California November 18-20, 2017 Yesterday we drove over 500 miles from the cool, wet, dark forests of the California Coast redwood groves, over the snow covered Sierra Nevadas through Donner’s Pass, and into the rugged, stark, vastness of western Nevada.  We paid $6 to sleep next to […]

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  • Oregon Coast

    Florence, Oregon November 2-10, 2017 We spent one rainy week camped on the Oregon Coast at a mostly-empty county RV park right outside of Florence, Oregon. It felt good to be back on the road again after our month in Wenatchee, but it was also jarring to go from the busy, logistically-complicated month of happy […]

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  • Methow Valley

    Winthrop, WA September 5-7 We have visited the Methow Valley a number of times during our time living in Washington. It’s beautiful and quaint and offers a host of outdoor recreation opportunities. We hoped to have a basecamp in the area for a week or more to see more of area that we’d never had […]