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Travel Blogs from Vernal
... stayed in the same hotel in Steamboat (how lovely to have a shower!!!), and had breakfast together the next morning before departing for home.
The end of the final river trip of the season is always bittersweet. You have wonderful memories of the excitement, the gorgeous surroundings and the wonderful camaraderie, but then you must wait until spring for the next rafting season to begin - unless you travel outside the US . . .
... Echo Park area but the dirt road down into the valley is impassable when wet and, since it was drizzling as I drove there, I wasn't sure it I was going to be able to do it.
When I reached the turnoff onto the dirt road I could see that there was a lot of gravel on top of the dirt and it didn't look particularly wet. The drizzle had largely stopped so I decided to give it a try.
The last stop was the homestead of a local legend, Josie Bassett Morris. Josie was married 5 times and divorced 4 times. In 1913, at the age of 40, she began homesteading here at Cub Creek. She wore pants and coveralls instead of skirts, and cut her hair short because it was easier to work the land that way. It is rumored that her parents entertained Butch Cassidy in their ...
Daniel Junction roadhouse for a loo stop had an interesting photo board of people posing with the big wild mammals that they had killed. Along with the usual groceries, toiletries and such for sale you could have also bought some heavy ammunition. Stopped at Green River for lunch. They mine Turon here which is a mineral that is made into soda ash and used for lots of products around ...
... a little town to buy gas and get some treats for the kids. Pete
doesn't want to eat his M&Ms. Wow that is weird. So we keep
driving across the dam at the end of the gorge and then up comes all
After cleaning up (remember, we ran out of paper towels)
we get him back into the car (without car seat...it needs a dunk in
some industrial grade caustic cleaner I think) and make the final 20
miles or so down some serious 9% grade switchbacks ...