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Although I have 8 days remaining as "Ranger Rich" I figured now was as good a time as any to make this summer a wrap. All my big adventures are now behind me - and what a summer it was :-) Hovenweep, Moab UT, Canyon De Chelly w/ an Annular Eclipse, San Juans/Telluride, Pagosa Springs, Arches National Park, Aztec Ruins and Chaco Canyon. Plus a super fun meetup with Q and Oliver. What a special time in my life! I lost some heros too ... Neil Armstrong, Andy Williams ... I guess the…Continue
On one of my last long weekends at Mesa Verde I had planned to begin taking stuff over to Pagosa Springs in preparation for leaving the Park in early October. I woke up one morning and I had a feeling there was one more place I HAD to go before packing up the camping gear. Chaco Canyon was calling me, as it did to others a thousand years ago. So I changed my plans and headed South to New Mexico. First stop was Aztec Ruins ... a World Heritage Site along the way.…Continue
It was roadtrip time for me again last Friday. This time my destination was Arches National Park just outside of Moab, Utah. I had been holding a camping reservation for nearly 6 months so I was anxious to get there and get my tent setup. After driving across the Montezuma Valley west from Mesa Verde you quickly see a dramatic change in the landscape. You suddenly descend into an area with numerous sandstone formations jutting up towards the sky. It takes only 45 minutes or so to…Continue
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