Offroad and on the Trails

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Yosemite via Offroad… In January?

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A week after our return home from Death Valley, I was still buzzing from the trip. It had been an adventure, and I had already starting thinking about “Where do we go next?” I started making some notes on my calendar, updating the list of company holidays, and I noticed that one was just around […]

Death Valley: Debrief

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Recapping, our complete trip totaled 1,250 miles. 450 of those miles were within the boundaries of Death Valley National Park, according to the maps I used. (Note that the park boundary on the west starts way out in Panamint Valley.) We spent a total of 130 miles on dirt. Our drive from Stovepipe Wells to […]

Death Valley: The Road Home

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Editorial note: This short post wraps up our Death Valley trip. It covers our drive home and our stop in the historic town of San Juan Bautista, so fair warning: the actual Death Valley and offroad coverage ended with the previous post. There will be one more post after this one to conclude this series. […]

Death Valley: Now It's an Adventure

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“It’s not an adventure until something goes wrong.” – Yvon Chouinard We woke up at Wildrose campground and had coffee (hot chocolate for Allison) and our traditional family camping breakfast, warm Mountain House granola with blueberries and milk. It was our last day in Death Valley and it was nice to not have as many […]