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Ivanpah Pt. 2 – Dawn

Friday, April 27 We were up at 5 am to be sure we got to our dawn location in time. The winds had mostly died down and some sparse clouds were overhead. We made it to our chosen spot about … Continue reading

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Ivanpah Solar Thermal System

Thursday, April 26 So, the plan was to drive from Flagstaff to Primm, NV where we would dry camp in one of the several large casino parking lots there. The plan was a little dicy though because it will be … Continue reading

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Wupatki Sunset Crater National Monument

Tuesday, April 24The rising temps around Sedona have finally chased us out for good. We moved up three thousand feet in elevation to Flagstaff for a couple of days and planned a visit to Sunset Crater for the late afternoon. … Continue reading

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Sedona – Cathedral Rocks

Sedona – Cathedral RocksFor our final day in Sedona, we wanted to view Cathedral Rocks in late afternoon light. We drove to the Crescent Moon Picnic Area and Ranch, where trails follow Oak Creek along the base of the formation. … Continue reading

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Sedona – Hiline Trail

Friday, April 20 After yesterday’s canyon hike, we changed it up a little with a hike that runs up along the side of a butte with high views of the greater Sedona area all along the way. Well, it only … Continue reading

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Sedona

Thursday April 19A day before we left for Sedona, I got a text from my sister Kathy and brother-in-law Mike saying they were near Flagstaff, coming from L.A. They were visiting with their son and daughter-in-law, and their new grandson. … Continue reading

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Deadhorse Ranch State Park

April 16 By jumping through a few hoops, I managed to book 3 days at Deadhorse Ranch State Park near Cottonwood, a little over 100 miles north of Roosevelt Dam.  I got us into the Quail loop. It’s got better … Continue reading

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