From The Sierras to the Rockies.
You may recall our original plan was to be in California all summer so we could also retrace the routes in my Coastal Guide. We hoped to end the trip with our first Burning Man experience. It’s time to admit that ain’t gonna happen. Why?
The Jack Rabbit Spoke; We’re Heading Home.
A major section of Hwy 1 will remain closed all summer. We heard that the same floods also damaged other roads that we need to review. And the 3 mountain passes we should have reviewed by now, were still under 10 feet of snow.
And those who are familiar with Burning Man will understand this: When the Jack Rabbit spoke, he said, “This is not your year to the burn”. (In other words, we didn’t get tickets.)
And so it is that we left The Sierras behind last week at Lake Tahoe and, a week later, find ourselves in the Tetons, one of the ranges in The Rockies.
We crossed Nevada without much of interest to report. When we got to Idaho, things picked up.
Twin Falls, Idaho -Well Worth a Stop!
We might well have passed through Twin Falls but our Boondockers Welcome hosts suggested we really needed to spend some time here. We’re so glad they convinced us to spend an extra night.
Craters of the Moon National Park
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
The most touristy thing we’ve done on this trip…
And that brings us to The Tetons.
Reliving our First RV Trip – 17 Years Later
It’s been 17 years since we visited The Tetons and Yellowstone National Park. Since we had to give up the idea of Burning Man, we’re treating ourselves to a week or so in these parks. So, yes, we’re heading home but please stick around. There’s still plenty of adventure ahead.
Days on the road at time of posting: 90
Total camping costs to date: $89