Category Archives: Off-Roading

Look Harder

Let’s get one thing straight: there is nothing boring out there. There are no dull stretches of highway. Every small town holds something amazing. If you look around and think, “There’s nothing here,” look again. Look harder — because you’re … Continue reading

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Wildest Wildlife

I got so wrapped up in telling you about all the cool wildlife we saw on our visit to Theodore Roosevelt National Park last July (especially spotting that Golden Eagle) that I nearly forgot one of our wildest wildlife experiences … Continue reading

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Coast to Coast

In late April we left the West Coast for the Midwest, stopping for awhile along American’s “North Coast” (you know, that coast formed by the Great Lakes) in Ohio. But where to go from there? Why not head for the … Continue reading

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Where Wild Horses Run

Exploring the Spring Mountains in southern Nevada last November, Bob spotted something. We stopped the Jeep on the gravel trail, and I pointed my camera. Snap. Snap. But the view wasn’t quite right. We drove a little further, parked the … Continue reading

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Backroads

[NOTE: This blog is lagging a bit — as usual — from our current travels. In early June we were in Great Basin National Park, inside Nevada near the Utah border.] Sometimes the weather just doesn’t cooperate for hiking, and … Continue reading

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Say Hello to My Little Friend

We make a few visits to Pahrump, Nevada, each year. We were told years ago that — unless you like to gamble — there’s nothing in Pahrump. It’s a town of casinos, a Walmart, a handful of restaurants, and not … Continue reading

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Jeep Willikers!

Long-time readers know we avoid cities at all costs, although the occasional small city is a welcome destination for all those things so hard to find in other places. So why Boise?

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Time Flies in the Winter

Some full-timers travel through the winter months, trekking across the southern stretch of the states or venturing across the border into Mexico (though fewer are making that journey these days). For us, winter has been a chance to hunker down … Continue reading

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Nailing the Carpenter Canyon

As I write this in early April 2014, we’re in Southern California and many months have passed since we spent explored the Spring Mountains in southern Nevada. So in blog time, we’re back in October of 2013, outside of Pahrump, … Continue reading

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Wheeler Pass Via Four-Wheeler

We spent most of our time in Pahrump, NV, during October of 2013 exploring the off-road trails in the nearby Spring Mountains. We were glad to be able to put the Jeep through its paces — and it certainly took … Continue reading

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