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Jun 12, 2009 - Day 44 Salina, UT., Camp

today our day 44 (june 12) we again did capitol reef NP walking into the capitol gorge looking for where we had signed the wall, that is now illegal, some 32 years ago. we found what we think was where we has signed but due to wind and erosion, it had worn down to just the "77" year i had wrote. we also did a few more things in the park then headed west to camp in salina, ut. at butch cassidy camp site. our routes were ut24w - ut89n - ut50w. OUR DAY 44 PHOTOS CAP/REEF NP - SALINA...

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Sep 14, 2008 - Spectacular Drive !

Salina, Utah is a little more that midway between Arches and Bryce on 70W. After leaving Moab and reaching I70 there is a 100 mile stretch of road without services but what a ride! The drive was ( once again) mostly uphill but the scenery was spectacular. Salina is the first town you get to with any kind of facilities. There is one campground here. We decided to park overnight. After checking out the lawn sale that was going on at the campground, we drove to the town of Salina. It is a very small town - 2 streets really- with one grocer,...

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Jul 1, 2008 - Drive to Salina, Utah

Drive to Salina, Utah The astute amongst you will have noticed a change of destination. We were due to end the day in American Fork, Utah, however, I woke up early this morning and decided to ninja it as far as I could in order to make tomorrow's leg to Vegas a bit shorter. To that end, a quick WiFi on the laptop saw us booked into a nice room at the Super 8, Salina. Today's journal will be short and sweet as the day was more about covering miles than anything else; there were a few happy snaps along the way and we tracked the mountains for...

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Jun 25, 2007 - A Day of Extremes!

We started out this morning in 54 degrees, jackets with liners, heavy gloves and in the midst of the Rockies. As I journal this evening, we are down to about 5000 feet and 86 degrees and in desert/high plains country. In the middle were heights to 11316 and temperatures up to 97. We ran the gamut from beautiful snow capped mountains to almost lunar like desert, from gorgeous red rock canyons to high plains. We logged only 431 miles today but opted to stop early enough to have a nice dinner and get some rest. The heat took a toll on both of...

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