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Our trip to Grand Canyon (we hope)

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After a few delays we are on the road. First night at Emigrant springs between Pendleton and LaGrand. 

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Have a great trip Bob!

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 We have one of our ex foster boys with us, to keep Riven company.

 Tomorrow we are buying a DVD player to keep them busy while driving.

 Riven spit his medication out that we gave him at 09:00 and 13;00, found the pills at about 15:00. We where wondering why he was so hyper. 

 Right now the plan is Salt Lake City tomorrow. 

 I wanted to do the Kennicutt Utah copper mine tour, but  it looks like the tour is closed. 

 Friday the plan is to get to Bryce Canyon. A couple days there then on  to the south rim. 

 BTW, this was the first pic I could post in the last several years!

 

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have a ball on your trip and enjoy the 100+/-  degree weather down there if you have a chance and want a lil father drive [not to far] Sedona Az is worth seeing once ... unique topography there too and a bit touristy too [if your wife likes shops] I go there for unique views

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So the thunder and lightning started about 22:00, rain about 22:30. Heavy rain about 23:00, then it started to downpour! We all survived. 

 I am sitting, Actually reclining, In one of the recliners, wife is getting dressed and starting breakfast, and the boys are asleep on the rear couch. 

 Man, it sure is nice to have room in the camper!

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That is one MASSIVE camber Bob!

 

Have a great (and safe) trip!!

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12 hours ago, Bob V said:

 We have one of our ex foster boys with us, to keep Riven company.

 Tomorrow we are buying a DVD player to keep them busy while driving.

 Riven spit his medication out that we gave him at 09:00 and 13;00, found the pills at about 15:00. We where wondering why he was so hyper. 

 Right now the plan is Salt Lake City tomorrow. 

 I wanted to do the Kennicutt Utah copper mine tour, but  it looks like the tour is closed. 

 Friday the plan is to get to Bryce Canyon. A couple days there then on  to the south rim. 

 BTW, this was the first pic I could post in the last several years!

 

There is a back way to see the copper mine you would have to take camper off truck as it’s a mountain road nice view you can see way more than the old visitors center.  

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37 minutes ago, yogi_160 said:

There is a back way to see the copper mine you would have to take camper off truck as it’s a mountain road nice view you can see way more than the old visitors center.  

Thanks for the info, probably won't drop the camper, so we will pass on it. 

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Have fun!

Gary is the shopper 

 

check out Jerome and Cottonwood too if time allows.

Jerome is a neat drive with buildings right up to the hwy edge.

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1 hour ago, Bob V said:

Thanks for the info, probably won't drop the camper, so we will pass on it. 

 

1 hour ago, Bob V said:

Thanks for the info, probably won't drop the camper, so we will pass on it. 

I figured when are you in salt lake? ( probably an hour ago) wish we had time and planning I could have met you and let you take my truck sight seeing.  

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I hope you have fun and safe travels Bob! There is nothing like great family road trips in my opinion!

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Never made it the SLC, at Bruneau dunes state park near Mt Home. Very quite park, only about 10% full. 

 

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The park has a public observatory,  but it's only open Friday and Saturday nights. The stars are awesome here, but musquetos are really bad. 

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Cabela's has very cool Mosquito personal and area devises as does Amazon and other retailers  :)

 

we never travel without "stuff" for the lil critters , my wife is a skeeter magnate BIG TIME , if you don't want to get bitten just have her sit next to you LOL

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We ran out of luck Friday night, all state parks full near SLC. Ended up at a small expensive park. Nice people, but get a lot more for less money at state parks.

 Saturday night we gathered a spot at Kodachrome state park near Bryce Canyon.

 Very nice park with full hookups, ne cell or internet. Spent a lot of time at Bryce canyon today. 

 

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Keep up the reports Bob, I am trying to follow along!

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Nice rig for a nice trip.  Never seen the Gran Canyon, it one on my Bucket list.

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Last few nights at Kodachrome state pike near Bryce canyon. Full hookups, showers. And laundry, $30 a night. 

No cell or intetnet.

 Had a lot of fun, lots of great pics!

 I will try to post some but cell service is not the best.

 

 

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From one of the trails at Kodachrome.  Pics can not do justice

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Sure sounds like an absolute wonderful time Bob! 

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1 hour ago, Bob V said:

Last few nights at Kodachrome state pike near Bryce canyon. Full hookups, showers. And laundry, $30 a night. 

No cell or intetnet.

 Had a lot of fun, lots of great pics!

 I will try to post some but cell service is not the best.

 

 

 

I need to get my wife down there as she has never seen the lower Utah parks 

 

Bob do you have any idea what's the maximum length that park will hold pull trailer wise [realizing they don't cut like a 5er. ???

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