Weekend Getaway

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Weekend Getaway

Postby cubbyboy57 » Sat Apr 28, 2018 3:02 am

Took a long weekend and visited my hometown - Carlsbad NM.
First night stayed at Lake Avalon (Just north of Carlsbad).
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Spent Saturday in the desert and camped at a BLM campsite (32.204698, -104.334665) just south of Carlsbad.
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Road to the Caverns (I have been several times and didn't go down this trip).
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The highest point in Texas (from the caverns parking lot). Guadalupe Peak.
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In the center of the picture you can see green in the desert -- that is Rattlesnake Springs NM. (from the caverns parking lot)
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The road back down.
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Lunch at Rattlesnake Springs.
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Supper with my sister and her family (I am at the top of the picture with no hat).
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It was great to get out of town again - the trailer is getting more comfortable with every use!
Thanks to all who make the site what it is!
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Re: Weekend Getaway

Postby shootr » Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:39 pm

Looks like great weather and a nice trip.

I dug up your build thread, man - I'm so sorry for your loss but the last pic here looks like you got a good bunch around. Thanks for posting - I LOVE seeing T&TTT's in the wild!
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Re: Weekend Getaway

Postby cubbyboy57 » Tue May 01, 2018 5:23 pm

Thanks shootr, Thanks for the kind words -- I don't do as well in a campground full of RVs and trailers as I do off the beaten path. I am looking for a small pickup or Jeep to get off road a little more. The HHR isn't made to go off paved roads (I think it has about 6 in of clearance). I did have a good trip - nothing like good food and family to make you appreciate the time we have here in this realm.
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