Alvord Desert In February

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by trailrider383, Feb 9, 2010.

  1. trailrider383

    trailrider383 867-5309

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    Here is what the Alvord Desert looks like in February.

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    Here's Bob

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    Snowy Steens

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    Mmmm, traction, no dust. :thumb

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    Bob again

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    The view out of Fields Station.

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  2. liv2rydktms

    liv2rydktms Long timer

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    Glad you guys got out.:ricky How was the camping?:kumbaya
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  3. Mr. Jetmoto

    Mr. Jetmoto Banned

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    awesome. :D
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  4. trailrider383

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    Camping was good. The first night it didn't even freeze. The second night there was just barely some frost on my DR seat.
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  5. WhiskeySierra

    WhiskeySierra Day L8, $1 Short

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    Not nearly as cold as you might imagine. Did'nt even get below freezing. It's very quiet out there this time of year. :D
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  6. trailrider383

    trailrider383 867-5309

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    Hey quit typing the same time I am. :lol3
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  7. clapped_r6

    clapped_r6 The Spoad Warrior

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    the traction must be phenominal!
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  8. wibby

    wibby BrotherFromAnotherMother

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    Sometimes looks like that in July
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  9. ryanwilliamcantrell

    ryanwilliamcantrell Get Out and Ride!!

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    Bummer I missed it.

    Bob, I don't suppose you were running your GPS?

    I might have to head out there after my bike is up.
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  10. Ladybug0048

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    Very nice - - - Looks like a good time. :thumb
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  11. wjherrick

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    Love that area year round.
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    Bill in OR
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  12. majorkong

    majorkong SPODE DADDY

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    SWEET :thumb
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  13. WhiskeySierra

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    Sorry no GPS, but I can show you on a map if you want.
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    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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  15. T.Low

    T.Low Been here awhile

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    Wow. Cool to see it with water. Don't know why I wasn't thinking about it having water in it as i was racing my van across it.

    Thanks for posting 'em.
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    There have been 2 wind test towers up there for years, located basically west of Mann Lake. Came across them while flying the ultralight and later visited them on the motorcycle. If that's where they're going to put the turbines I doubt you'll be able to see them from the playa.

    Q

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  18. Phoenix101

    Phoenix101 Been here awhile

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    help me understand why it is okay to build huge structures in "prestine" land just because they produce power.. but any other structure is "bad"
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  19. trailrider383

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    Oh, that's an easy one. The allmighty dollar.
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    Oh, and when I googled Ka Ching this came up. Wowee wow wow wow!!!!!

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