Sunday, May 31, 2020

Challenging

One of the blogs I read regularly mentioned that Blogger had a new blog development format so I decided I'd give it a try. Like anything new, I'm not sure yet...

It looks like this is going to be one of those years. With the exception of the year that BJ's back was a major issue, we've traveled every summer for the past 10 years or so. This year is going to be a bit of a challenge to see if I can check out some back roads while avoiding people.

Over a year ago, I noticed a challenge cache in Utah (GC2375Q) that requires you to find a cache in every Utah county as well as every county that borders Utah. I'm only missing 3 counties in Utah, one in Nevada, and a couple handfuls in the NE corner. Like most projects, it's grown more complex. I'm only short 4 counties to "black out" Nevada. Harney County, Oregon is the only SE Oregon county I'm missing... It leads one to wonder how far could I go?

While I have a plan, it's hard to say how this will turn out. It's dependent on boondocking locations with manageable temperatures and state guidelines with enough flexibility to allow solo travel.

I've figured out a way to get a bit of circulation if I'm sleeping in the car, and I'm taking my Hennessy Hammock along for those times I might have an appropriate tree to hold one end.

The car has a fresh oil change and is loaded with food and drink and all the other supplies and equipment needed to avoid people while enjoying some lonely roads. Should be fun. We'll see how far I get. 


7 comments:

  1. You'll probably only run into a few cows in Harney...Maybe one or two cowpokes.....Have fun!

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  2. It took a moment to figure out the air circulation photo. Sometimes simple works best. Enjoy your trip, and the isolation it may bring. Looking forward to photos.

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  3. Sounds like you prepared for a great trip. Enjoy!

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    1. The first day was fun, but lots of miles. Tomorrow should include some interesting stuff I've never visited, if they're open.

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  4. Oh my this looks like fun!

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