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Travel Blogs from Ely
... 8 billion acres of sage brush and open prairie. Big cattle country, and two Indian reservations. Reminds us of stretches of the Baja Penninsula highway, where there's no gas stations for hundreds of miles, literally. Anyway, really enjoying the easy drive on the back roads, with no traffic, straight as a Mormon missionary, fascinating humungous ranches in the foothills, mining roads up to seemingly nowhere, etc.
Tomorrow will be even more remote.
... It also has some called shields which are very rare. Walking through it was a wonderland. One of the larger rooms was used as a speakeasy in the 1920s. How about American ingenuity! The high is Wheeler Peak, a little over 13,000 ft.. Another scary, winding road takes you from 7,000 to 11,000 ft. with great basin and mt. views. At the end you take a long hike farther up to a stand of bristlecone pines, the ...
... desert drive, but they actually have a fair amount of green grass, and trees here in this park!
Instead of making the rest of the trip in two short segments, we've decided to run for 5 hours or so tomorrow, straight into Pahrump.
... activity long ago. Listening to cousin Jim Robert's piano CD, made the trip most enjoyable. We landed in Ely and experienced our first rains since June!
August 31st - Staying in Ely for a couple of days, we headed up Hwy. 50 to Garnet Hill to picnic and hunt for garnet gems. We took our 4WD Superu up some really rocky and steep paths. Rain & lightning drove us away but it cleared quickly and we thought the ...
... power washers in camp and some of us will go to Ely and use the local truck stop washers. We found some beautiful weed free hay in Ely and we had some delivered from Crockett (Utah grown) about a week ago.
Well I have to go, will be loosing service and I apologize that I didn't bring my pictures to download while I was in town.
Wish I could share more with you.