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Old 08-27-2009, 10:51 PM   #41
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Cool2 Gas in Quemado

Originally Posted by 10Cup
AKASY, thanks! I was looking at the route tonight and wondering as I did not see anywhere to fuel up. Do you have any suggestions on what might work if the auto pump is still out? If not I'll probobly have to use my MSR bottles after all. It will be very close though...

Looks like a 21 mile one way west down Hwy 12 to "Apache Cree" I'll have that as a fail safe. Thanks for the heads up!
Enjoying your report. I found plenty of gas 15 miles west of Pietown in Quemado last July '08. Decent cafe there also. You can make Silver City from there which is 179 miles south of Pietown. If there has been lots of rain south of Pietown, the Gila N.F. will be pure muck.

This is what it looked like last year after it dried out and got dozer'd.

If you find it passable on the plains of San Agustin, south of hwy 12, watch for this lady rancher. Made my day.

Far off in the distance there is where the aliens landed in 1947.
The VLA (very large array) radio telescope is over there too on hwy 60 about 30 miles from Pietown.

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