Category Archives: 2014 IH Sierra Fall Rallye

Comanche National Grasslands, Colorado

I am going to skip the two weeks that I am behind on and focus on this week.  I will post the other stuff later. The Comanche National Grasslands are in southeast Colorado.  The National Grasslands are the result of … Continue reading

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It’s All Downhill From Here

Mary and crossed the Continental Divide, headed  east yesterday. We went over Wolf Creek Pass on US 160 in southern Colorado.  It was only 10,550 feet elevation. One week to get home. The trip is all downhill from here, in … Continue reading

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Markleeville, California

We spent a night in Grover Hot Springs California State Park.  The hot springs were basically a swimming pool heated with hot (103 degrees F) water naturally flowing from the ground.  They charged a fee to use the pool so … Continue reading

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Carson Pass

We slowly climbed along California State Route 88. Eventually climbing to 8,652 feet elevation to go over Carson Pass and cross back over to the east-side of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Up next… Markleeville, California.

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Fiddletown, California

We are staying in a hotel in Kayenta, Arizona tonight so I have internet and can post a few stops from last week. Traveling east from Sacramento, California (State Route 16 and 49 into Plymouth, east on County Road E16, … Continue reading

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Small World Las Vegas Style

We drove up the Las Vegas Strip this afternoon.   That was enough of Las Vegas for Mary and I. However, there were two Scout moments as we sat in traffic. 1) We hear a “Hey!” And there on the … Continue reading

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Still Alive and Starting East

Just a quick up date since I have not posted for a week.  We finally have cell service. We are just outside Las Vegas.  We have had a wonderful time exploring the eastern Sierra Mountains.  We spent a day exploring … Continue reading

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Low Point of the Trip

Mary and I hit the low point of the trip. No, it was not an emotional low, but an altitude low (snicker, snicker). We went to Bodega Bay, CA to get to the Pacific Ocean.  We left clear blue sky … Continue reading

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Fernley, Nevada

The last stop in Nevada on the loneliest highway was Fernley.  Fernley is a more recent, modern town.  We did see the train depot and some large “art.”

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A Pony Express Day

About 15 miles west of Austin, Nevada we stopped to see our first Pony Express Station, Mt Airy.  We had to walk about a half mile into the cattle range to find a few ruins. The next stop was Cold … Continue reading

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