Coloradomtnman Is Leaving!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Coloradomtnman, Sep 29, 2009.

  1. Coloradomtnman
    Offline

    Coloradomtnman Rational and proud of it.

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2008
    Messages:
    4,373
    Thanks Received:
    879
    Trophy Points:
    200
    Location:
    Denver
    Ratings:
    +1,542
    But, only temporarily. And don't let me steal any of Bootneck's thunder here.

    My girlfriend and I have been saving up for a couple of years for this dream trip.

    We bought an old rv for $1400, put a lot of money into fixing it up, loading it up with our climbing gear and next Tuesday we're taking off on a six month tour of the West. We're stopping in beautiful Leadville, Colorado for a couple of days to say goodbye to our friends there, then driving through the Rockies, across Utah and then taking Highway 50 (The Loneliest Highway) through Nevada, stopping at Great Basin National Park (the least visited National Park in the lower 48) on the way to Lake Tahoe, then heading south to Yosemite National Park for a week or so, over the Sierra Nevadas to Mono Lake, south on Hwy 395 just east of the Sierras (stopping at the many natural hot springs in the area) to Bishop, California for a week of climbing, then visiting Death Valley National Park, continuing south hitting a few climbing areas here and there, before eventually arriving in Joshua Tree National Park to spend the winter climbing in 70 degree temps. We'll be taking a few forays from Joshua Tree to Mexico, Las Vegas, LA, San Diego and with a good possibility of heading to Fort Bragg, California (Northern California coast) for Thanksgiving with friends and returning via the Coast Highway and visiting the Haigh-Ashbury in San Fran (we're Dead Heads) on the way. Around April we'll be driving to Kalispell, Montana (just west of Glacier National Park) to see if we like it and maybe settling down to live there.

    So, I won't be on USMB quite as often, but I'll check in every once in a while to make sure the Right Wingnuts and Christian Extremists haven't taken over and to post a few pictures and see how everyone is doing.

    P.S. Don't worry, strollingbones, we'll be safe.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 9
  2. RodISHI
    Offline

    RodISHI Gold Member

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2008
    Messages:
    15,038
    Thanks Received:
    3,607
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Ratings:
    +9,534
    Have a great time!
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  3. Truthmatters
    Offline

    Truthmatters BANNED

    Joined:
    May 10, 2007
    Messages:
    80,182
    Thanks Received:
    2,224
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +2,239
    very cool , have fun
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  4. strollingbones
    Online

    strollingbones Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2008
    Messages:
    73,731
    Thanks Received:
    17,039
    Trophy Points:
    2,190
    Location:
    chicken farm
    Ratings:
    +41,394
    road trip!!!

    road trip!!!

    always fun....you will have a great time..take care of the cats....and yourselves....
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  5. Shogun
    Offline

    Shogun Free: Mudholes Stomped

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2007
    Messages:
    30,518
    Thanks Received:
    2,228
    Trophy Points:
    1,045
    Ratings:
    +2,310
    Don't forget your telescope.
     
  6. xotoxi
    Offline

    xotoxi Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2009
    Messages:
    31,336
    Thanks Received:
    5,284
    Trophy Points:
    1,110
    Location:
    your mother
    Ratings:
    +6,680
    Be sure to map it out of Mapquest or something, save the map, and upload it so we can all see where you is at.
     
  7. Si modo
    Offline

    Si modo Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2009
    Messages:
    42,802
    Thanks Received:
    6,540
    Trophy Points:
    1,830
    Location:
    Fairfax, Virginia
    Ratings:
    +10,162
    Still be my heart! I was afraid that one of the posters I mostly disagree with, but who is rational, was leaving for good.

    Glad to hear it's just temporary. Have a great time.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  8. Zoom-boing
    Offline

    Zoom-boing Gold Member

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2008
    Messages:
    25,513
    Thanks Received:
    7,371
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Location:
    East Japip
    Ratings:
    +10,687
    WOW! Good for you guys. What a great way to see the country. Have a great time, take lots of pics and post a few every so often.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  9. Ringel05
    Online

    Ringel05 Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2009
    Messages:
    44,261
    Thanks Received:
    8,735
    Trophy Points:
    2,030
    Location:
    The 505
    Ratings:
    +21,611
    Coloradomtnman Is Leaving!

    Yup it is that time of year. Oops! Leaving not leafing. My bad.

    Have a good twip, er, trip!
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  10. bodecea
    Offline

    bodecea Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Jul 22, 2009
    Messages:
    99,219
    Thanks Received:
    11,487
    Trophy Points:
    2,030
    Location:
    #HasNoClothes
    Ratings:
    +29,067
    Waving to you from San Diego.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1

Share This Page