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hikerduane
Visited with my friend Andy(Rhubarb) and his family earlier in the week via the loneliest road in America, taking the really lonely section that was bypassed by the new road that was added in the late "60's.  His family's farms take up considerable acreage for alfalfa and Timothy hay.  They reside maybe 8 to 10 miles from where I lived when my folks had a half section farm outside Eureka, NV.  Tons more families in the valley now, town has changed some.  After a night, continued on to Great Basin, going thru Ely where I lived for maybe six months while employed for a company I worked for that transferred me there and to other towns in Nevada.  Stayed in the Park for two nights, getting lucky and nabbing one of the last campsites in early afternoon at the upper most CG that was open, the highest CG in the Park is closed for major reconstruction of concrete campsites.  I visited that much higher CG my second day in the Park, taking a pic of the concrete area the picnic tables are in and surrounded by concrete, according to the Contractor keeping the historic look.  
Used my 500 for most cooking and a Radius 43B for coffee one morning, getting a real early start the morning we left for Mammoth, leaving at 6AM.  Truck got terrific gas mileage, 23 to 24 driving 65 to 70.  Repo pup and I then drove back across Nevada thru Ely then down to Tonopah and taking a little used backroad to Crowley Lake, then to Mammoth Lakes in the Eastern Sierra Nevada to visit a cousin who has a condo there, he being a Engineer and the boys are out of college now.  🙂  Repo alerted us last night to a bear prowling thru the complex.  7th one we have seen this year so far.  Took my cousin on a dayhike to let him see some of the country beyond the roads, unfortunately, many other people were out also.
Picked up a other five gallons of camp fuel also, can't have too much.  No kero at Home Depot. 
Duane
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Duane-All seasons, year round backpacker and camper.  So many stoves and lanterns, who's counting.
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1hpycmpr
Wonderful pictures, Duane.  Good to hear that you were able to get away and take a road less traveled.  Nothing like getting out in the middle of nowhere to reset and regroup.  Nice looking scenery and Repo is sure enjoying the attention he’s getting!  Thanks for sharing, Duane.
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outlawmws
Nice trip,  write up, and pics Duane!
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arizonacamper
Duane you're killing me!! you're making me homesick!! this was all areas I used to go to all the time. glad you got to go. did you get to see Lehman cave?
Shawn 
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You can not have too many unless your wife says so!!

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hikerduane
Thank you guys, went to HS in Eureka.
With Repo, would not have been able to visit the caves, doubt they were open.  Lehman Caves was our senior trip in HS.
Duane
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74HARLEY
Thanks for sharing Duane! I always enjoy reading about your adventures.
Joe
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Barrett
Nice pics and trip report Duane, certainly more pleasant to look at than the dreary winter weather outside here today.
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Rhubarb
Hi Duane! 

Glad to hear that your trip was a success.  We are very happy to have you stay with us and you are welcome to drop by any time! 

Headed to bed soon, alarm is set for 0300, four more early mornings of baling and then I think we are going to tow the trailer up to the Wells area and check out Angel Lake and the ghost town of Metropolis.
[SMALL-RISING-SUN-RHUBARB]  - Andy
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hikerduane
Thank you guys.
Andy, Angel Lake isn't too big, only been there once.  Hope all works out.
Duane
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arizonacamper
I was at Metropolis about 20-some years ago. pretty cool Ghost Town.
Angel Lake had a lot of water at that time but haven't been there since.
Metropolis had several building standing then but I couldn't speak to as what it's like now.
Shawn 
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Flyboyfwa
Nice pics. Sounds like a good trip. I enjoy reading these. Thanks for sharing.
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Sounds like a really nice trip, Duane, good you could go.  Those are great pictures; such beautiful scenery...
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hikerduane
Thank you guys, hard sometimes to decide when or what to take pics of.
Wore my younger cousin out on our 4 hour hike, started at 9,000' or so, stopped at Barney Lake for lunch at 10,000' something.
Small world, the construction guys were from close to Redding,CA, around 3 hours from me.  The CG hosts were from the small town 30 minutes from the town I live close to.
Duane
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Enjoyable post Duane. I never made it to the GB National Park, but I have had a couple of close encounters with its Rattlesnake namesake in my backyard years ago.😧
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Pancholoco1911
Nice pictures Duane and thanks for sharing your stories and trips as for the truck your get pretty nice mileage, mine gets 15 mpg 
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hikerduane
Pretty happy with the mpg for the '16 Tacoma, my gift to myself when I retired.   Cross winds played havoc with the Softopper brand topper on the truck, less of a issue when the side into the wind was snapped down, securing that side as I tried to leave all sides and rear rolled up and tied up so I still had the dog crate shaded from the sun.
Duane
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BSAGuy
Thanks, Duane.  You always post great travelogues.
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MotorcycleDan
Glad to hear you enjoyed Great Basin Duane. I worked there on a detail in the summer of 2010. That upper campground get's a lot of snow over the winter. The summer I was there, there was still snow up there at the end of June. They were able to clear enough sites and the road to open it by July 4th. I live about 2 hours away now and have been wanting to take a day trip on the motorcycle. Just to many things going on right now. Thanks for the photos. 
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hikerduane
Thank all of you guys for the nice comments.
Dan, thought of you before the trip.  That upper most CG is a good haul up the road.  Would have liked to take a hike up there, but dogs of course aren't allowed to take on hikes in Parks.
My recent pieced together 243A did great, low light, so need to research its cp to see if smaller mantles are in order or a new genny.
Duane
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hikerduane wrote:
Pretty happy with the mpg for the '16 Tacoma, my gift to myself when I retired.   Cross winds played havoc with the Softopper brand topper on the truck, less of a issue when the side into the wind was snapped down, securing that side as I tried to leave all sides and rear rolled up and tied up so I still had the dog crate shaded from the sun.
Duane


i bet a 4 banger, other way you could not get that mileage from a 3.5 V6.  I drive a 4Runner SR5 4 wheel drive lifted with a 4.0 and mileage $ucKS 😂 
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hikerduane


i bet a 4 banger, other way you could not get that mileage from a 3.5 V6.  I drive a 4Runner SR5 4 wheel drive lifted with a 4.0 and mileage $ucKS 😂 

I have the V6, 3.5, manual tranny.  Stock tires.
Duane
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Rhubarb wrote:
Hi Duane! 

Glad to hear that your trip was a success.  We are very happy to have you stay with us and you are welcome to drop by any time! 

Headed to bed soon, alarm is set for 0300, four more early mornings of baling and then I think we are going to tow the trailer up to the Wells area and check out Angel Lake and the ghost town of Metropolis.


I never heard of a "sprinkler farmer" before I saw with your name or in one of your posts.  I did not take long to figure it out when I looked at the area north of the Eureka Airport on GoogleMaps. 🙂
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Majicwrench
Fun.  Hope you stayed cool!

My 243 outputs just like a 242 or 200.

That said, I not fond of glaring lanterns, and like mine brought down just a bit.
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+1!   the 241/2/3 series is essentially the same design, and the 200 not far off.  

That said, one of my 242's is the brightest sucker I own I think,  I've been asked to turn it down/off at gatherings, - more than once! (Meaning different trips)   I wish amber globes were readily available, as I'd use that on most of my lanterns...
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MartyJ
Not surprised with all the concrete at the campground, seems like at the last one it was 4 to 1 trailers over tents.  No one wants to get dirty. 
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hikerduane
Sounds like from what the contractor said, will be into next summer too for all the work.  Paving to grade, concrete is just around the tables, so much snow there, helps with erosion.  Nice guys, talked to a couple.  Concrete comes from Ely, three hour trip with a dry mix.  Wonder how long it takes to make it up that last 10 miles?  An hour?
Duane
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outlawmws
I hate all the paving for the masses.  leave the campgrounds and roads rough.  if they ain't willing to rough it, let them stay home...
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hikerduane
outlawmws wrote:
I hate all the paving for the masses.  leave the campgrounds and roads rough.  if they ain't willing to rough it, let them stay home...

Not sure about the paving or if it is only to bring a gravel road back to grade, thought they mentioned paving.  The concrete area around the picnic tables is the historic design as can be seen at some of the still usable sites.   Even the fiberglass table tops have been saved by the Park Service.  Historic?  Not sure I have seen that or where.
Duane
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Gunhippie
outlawmws wrote:
I hate all the paving for the masses.  leave the campgrounds and roads rough.  if they ain't willing to rough it, let them stay home...


It's called "dispersed camping". No water, no hook-ups, rough roads and lots of privacy.

Unfortunately, many dispersed sites are being closed off.

Glad to see you got out for a bit, Duane. Not that that's unusual for you!

Things are shutting down around here for fire season. Hard to use a dispersed campsite with all the fire regs. It'll open up again when the rains come... in late September.
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