Category Archives: USA 2011

Getting my kicks on Route 66 …..

This has been a big couple of days. It started yesterday morning at 4:30 am, getting on the road to make it to Barstow to meet up with Kay and Bob from Washington State. We were on a mission. The … Continue reading

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Hitting the slopes at Mt Rose …

What a difference from yesterday. The wind had gone, the sun was out, Mt Rose was open and the slopes looked great. Met up with Chief Brown. He had already had an incident with a small child going headlong into … Continue reading

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Windy Day at Lake Tahoe …

I was looking forward to this day. A chance to ski the incredible snow that had fallen at Mt Rose and the Tahoe basin. It was ominous though as the wind was howling as I drove up the mountain. It … Continue reading

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Stepping back in time at Virginia City …

First day off after 7 days and it was time for a road trip to get out and smell the roses but we didn’t find any but did find geocaches. Peggy and her kids of 4McElfish fame offered to take … Continue reading

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Welcome Back Firesafe Pizza night …

This being my second visit to Reno in 12 months, I have got to know a few of the local geocachers. When they heard I was heading back to town, Jeditrekr put on a traditional geocaching pizza event to mark … Continue reading

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Awful Awful Burger …

After Day 2 of Conference classes, it was time to get out and visit downtown Reno with some locals. Richard, Peggy and Sean offered to be my guides for the night. We walked around Downtown doing as many geocaches as … Continue reading

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32 Hours to Reno ….

The day started early at 6:30 am with some last minute packing. A see you later to Jenny and Bradley (Rachael was on a Scout Camp) then drive into Adelaide Fire Station to drop off the company car. Hopefully it … Continue reading

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