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Mar 27, 2012 - Not All Winds Are Bad

The last couple of days in Amarillo the wind has been blowing with gusts up to 40MPH, when we pulled into the Lathrop State park in Walsenburg, Co. the ranger said that Monday the wind at the park had peaked at 61MPH. Today the wind has calmed down to 5 to 10MPH out of the south so we had a nice tail wind for most of our trip out of Texas across the northeast corner of New Mexico to pick up I 25 over the Sandia Mountains into Colorado. The park has well over a hundred campsites located in the foothills at the base of the Rocky Mountains and...

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