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Old 11-22-2012, 07:49 AM   #39
dirty adventurer
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Originally Posted by larryboy View Post

I had grabbed a bundle of firewood and had given up on getting to the hot springs, planning to stay in the Boxcar Cabin. I missed it in the dark and wind, finding myself at the South Pass before I realized it.

Grapevine Canyon in the dark after this years monsoons isn't what I had planned, but here I am. It's hard to tell, but I need to hug a dropoff on the right with a severe washout to my left with wind trying to knock me down.

Day trippin…That sounds about right.

As others have said, I don’t know how your rode that 1150 through South Pass in its current condition, in the dark, let alone in a wind storm that was blowing so hard my tent was practically flattened. With all of the background wind noise, I didn’t even hear your bike roll into camp that night. You were only a few spots from me.
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