Heading East Part 1


Well, it was gong to rain again. So time to move on.....but snow on all the passes so we headed south via Bakersfield. On 58 as we went up over the pa
Well, it was gong to rain again. So time to move on.....but snow on all the passes so we headed south via Bakersfield. On 58 as we went up over the pa
Then we went north to go into Death Valley from the west. Here are morinng clouds creeping over the mts to the west of us.
Then we went north to go into Death Valley from the west. Here are morinng clouds creeping over the mts to the west of us.
Mt Whitmey. Dunno, but in general vicinity....and lots of snow on top but sand or salt or? in front of us. Dry lake bottom.
Mt Whitmey. Dunno, but in general vicinity....and lots of snow on top but sand or salt or? in front of us. Dry lake bottom.
We didn;'t realize we would cross so many mountain ranges coming into Death Valley from the west.
We didn;'t realize we would cross so many mountain ranges coming into Death Valley from the west.
Death Valley sand dunes. No, we walked out but not that far.
Death Valley sand dunes. No, we walked out but not that far.
Looking up............military practices here.
Looking up............military practices here.
There were neat patterns in the dunes but not as impressive or varied as the sand at White Sands in NM.
There were neat patterns in the dunes but not as impressive or varied as the sand at White Sands in NM.
Yep, Death Valley
Yep, Death Valley
We did Titus Canyon......a one way drive through the canyons.
We did Titus Canyon......a one way drive through the canyons.
It was gorgeous.
It was gorgeous.
Oh look, Dick found real estate we might be able to afford.
Oh look, Dick found real estate we might be able to afford.
Or maybe this one?
Or maybe this one?
Eventually we got to the bottom of the canyon
Eventually we got to the bottom of the canyon
and the canyon became narrower
and the canyon became narrower
and narrower.....such interesting rock.
and narrower.....such interesting rock.
We made it! 26 miles and two hours later. Fun.
We made it! 26 miles and two hours later. Fun.
Just passing scenery, Death Valley.
Just passing scenery, Death Valley.
We went to Scotty's Castle at the north end of the Park.
We went to Scotty's Castle at the north end of the Park.
Interesting. If ever in Death Valley, do stop. Fun stories.
Interesting. If ever in Death Valley, do stop. Fun stories.
Neveda......lots of not much. We turned north from Death Valley to Tonopah then east. From Tonopah 200 miles of not much. Not even a gas station.
Neveda......lots of not much. We turned north from Death Valley to Tonopah then east. From Tonopah 200 miles of not much. Not even a gas station.
A frequent sign we saw...???? All we could figure is we were just north of several military areas so practice of some sort?
A frequent sign we saw...???? All we could figure is we were just north of several military areas so practice of some sort?
but the only unusual thing we saw.....on large alien.
but the only unusual thing we saw.....on large alien.
After US Hwy 6 we traveled on.....The Extraterrestrial Hwy!
After US Hwy 6 we traveled on.....The Extraterrestrial Hwy!
Cathedral Gorge UT
Cathedral Gorge UT
Strange columns in just this one canyon.
Strange columns in just this one canyon.
A close look at one piece.
A close look at one piece.
Not always very large, some look like they had melted.
Not always very large, some look like they had melted.
Oh yea, more snow. Figures. Keep heading east.
Oh yea, more snow. Figures. Keep heading east.