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Old 05-13-2014, 04:40 PM   #101
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Another pic. Of course I forgot to take a pic while we were all set up. Just remembered as we were pulling out. Oh well.
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Old 05-19-2014, 10:07 PM   #102
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Annual family men's fishing weekend at Nancy Lake in NW Wisconsin. Blue Bell, the rusty old 87 K20, pulled the 1953 Lone Star boat and my nephews and I slept in the 60s vintage Hetrick tent. That's my Dad's posterior in the pic as he helped me set it up. He did away with sleeping in tents years ago and he and my brother were in his camper trailer.
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Old 05-26-2014, 12:45 AM   #103
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Mt Whitney hike for the weekend.





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Old 05-26-2014, 11:51 PM   #104
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Just got back Saturday night after a 10 day / 1,717 mile trip around AZ and UT. We left home on the 15th and started off at the Overland Expo in Flagstaff, AZ then headed up to Utah’s Canyonlands for the rest of the time. Once the rest of the pics and videos get uploaded and I get some time I’ll post up a trip report. The Canyonlands Doll House trail was awesome!

A few shots until the rest are uploaded….

Our little city within the Overland Expo from Friday the 16th through Sunday the 18th.


Monday we headed North to Utah for the rest of the week...











4 other rigs joined for the 4 day off-road journey in and out of the Doll House. The Doll House is remote!
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Old 05-27-2014, 12:37 AM   #105
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Been tracking your entire run on Spot since you left. Just zooming in on the sat map
had some great views, I can only imagine what some of your latest shots look like. Waiting patiently for the trip report!
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Old 05-28-2014, 01:22 PM   #106
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i like this one
looking out your window & seeing this, what an awesome way to start the day!
looks like you had stellar weather DirtyLarry
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Old 05-29-2014, 09:48 AM   #107
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awesome veiw,if i woke up and saw that......I must be lost!
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Old 05-29-2014, 09:57 AM   #108
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couple of shots from last weekend
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Old 05-29-2014, 12:20 PM   #109
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Dirty Larry - I notice everyone in you group has popups, is that because the trails are not suitable for small towed travel trailers? We are thinking of getting a vintage canned ham to tow behind the 59 when its done. A lot of my hunting buddies have them with axle mods to get more ground clearance.
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Old 05-29-2014, 11:47 PM   #110
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Dirty Larry - I notice everyone in you group has popups, is that because the trails are not suitable for small towed travel trailers? We are thinking of getting a vintage canned ham to tow behind the 59 when its done. A lot of my hunting buddies have them with axle mods to get more ground clearance.
Yeah, trailers become very burdensome on most of trails that get you out of the KOA campground. In fact, a few years ago my buddy Bill and I cobbled together an off-road trailer to pull around. We used it on our 2009 and 2010 desert trips and while it was handy to have along with the ability to haul more goods the trailer became an absolute burden on these tight Canyonlands trails as well as mountain trails. We found it no fun to make 3 and 4 point turns on narrow cliffs with pinpoint switchbacks and backing up on a technical trail is practically impossible without winching the trailer on spot. We since sold the trailer and do not miss dealing with it.

Interestingly enough we started our week at the Overland Expo which is like the Sturgis of the overland / backcountry adventure crowd. They had every imaginable off-road camper from 6 digit Earthroamers to any size and shape of roof top tent on display not to mention every imaginable decent off-road camp trailer. There were some outstanding trailers that leave you salivating but the bitter taste of pulling our homemade trailer quickly curbs any envy of those nice little trailers. I’ve also noticed over on Expedition Portal the retention rate of off-road camp trailers is pretty short. People go crazy over them then after a few trips in the wild they learn trailers suck on technical trails and up for sale they go. About 6 years ago I seriously considered a Jayco Baja or the Fleetwood version off-road popup trailers and so glad I did not pull the trigger on one of those.

Here is the trailer we built and pulled for two desert trips. Good riddance! I did like sitting on top of the trailer in the camp chair at night though. Less likely to have a bitting critter encounter during beerthirty!
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Old 05-30-2014, 01:25 PM   #111
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Thanks for the insight. Most likely trailer will be for when the wife is with me hitting campgrounds. I'm still fine with a tent and cot, or even under the stars if its not raining.
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Old 05-30-2014, 07:58 PM   #112
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by the way DirtyLarry, how did that new stove/sink combo work? inquiring minds want to know
i could see that freeing up some major counter space in our old Travelmate
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by the way DirtyLarry, how did that new stove/sink combo work? inquiring minds want to know
i could see that freeing up some major counter space in our old Travelmate
It worked great! When the stove top and sink are not in use having the ability to close it and create a large counter top is so handy. It worked flawlessly too. I highly recommend one of these if you ever do an interior remodel.
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Old 06-22-2014, 06:24 PM   #114
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have the second week of july for holidays, but after reading DirtytLarry's desert trip, couldn't wait. kids teachers are on strike, so i skipped out of work friday & made a long weekend of it. no quads this time, just a quickie to make sure everything ok for our vacation in july.
heading up to American Creek area. been a few yrs, creek is usually 15-20 ft wide, but snow meltdown sure brought them up
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we be pruning now...
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hmmm..., hole was a little deeper than i remember
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a nice spot to be
it's good to be out in the bush again, drinkin'wood & burnin' beer....
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reeeal good....
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bummer...heading home, but 2 more weeks! (yay!)
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got back from what may be our only vacation this yr. day before we left boss told me we got a big job that will tie us up for a month or so. that bites.
we stayed fairly local, went to a corner of the coquihalla hiway area. took the wife's envoy so we could also go for a day trip down to Tulameen.
made a slight detour to let the dogs out & have a bite
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dawg just started doing this weird thing, rock licking. doesn't actually lick them, he drapes his tongue on them & moves his head around
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Old 07-12-2014, 06:41 AM   #118
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back on the coquihalla.
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they have signs that say "high mountain road, weather changes suddenly".... it sure does, one minute bright sun, the next, rain
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'bout halfway up the "smasher" the rain stopped. 10% grade for 9 or 10 miles. if you have a heavier vehicle, your cooling system has to be top notch
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there's the sudden weather change again. breaking up at the top
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turned off the "coke" again
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turned on this road, 'bout 10 miles of single lane to our turn off. sent the wife ahead to make sure it was clear, no hope of turning 40 feet of truck & trailer around on this road
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so far so good, only see her tracks
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yay! almost there & still only seeing her tracks
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got to our turn-off, Pike mt. 'bout 10 miles of more 8-10% grade with a real crappy surface. there goes the beer & pop
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was messing around & tried some different angles. it's a little shaky, my go-pro is me holding my 10 yr old canon out the window. climbing pike mt.
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made it to the top!
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there's 8 or 9 lakes at the top of pike mt, but here's the one we want
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here's an awesome spot to camp....only i ran out of 3 foot stick & still didn't hit bottom, not really the place to get almost 15k of rv buried
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found this nice spot....but half the road drops away 2ft at the top. tilt-o-meter will definitely be out of safe range
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found another "awesome " road around the lake
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but we found our spot
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dawg likes it
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not even 5 minutes & the kid is in the boat
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first nite was a beaut
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come across all kinds of stuff out in the bush, thought it was just a rock....
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if you dont have a toilet in your rv or just dont like bug bites on your butt....all the comforts of home
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took the wife's truck to Tulameen. couple hr drive. bout the only thing changed is the store has debit & ice-cream now. beautiful country
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Tulameen "shoe tree". prob 4-500 hundred pairs tied to it. why?.....who knows
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took the boys out for a boat ride
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also went on a stellar 60 mile quad run. beautiful scenery, awesome riding
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last few miles of our ride, camera batts were dying. again a little shaky, hard to drive with one hand & hold my "go-pro" with the other.
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