Category Archives: Weather

CITY OF ROCKS, JUNE 17, 2017

Location: City of Rocks State Park,   Map This was to be a special day.  We drove to Pegasus Campground and Margo and DotDog went as far as the yellow arrow. HappyDog and I broke off and headed up the mountain … Continue reading

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CITY OF ROCKS, JUNE 16, 2017

Location: City of Rocks State Park, NM.  Map. Grrrr.  Roused at dawn.  Okay, okay.  I’m up.  Yesterday, we planned to start our hike at Pegasus Campground and drift north then west, coming in midpoint of the rock grouping.  It’s the … Continue reading

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CITY OF ROCKS, JUNE 14, 2017

Location: home to City of Rocks State Park, NM.  Park map. Off on another 2017 travel trailer adventure to add to where we’ve been: Bottomless, Elephant Butte, Caballo, Sumner Lake, and Conchas Lake.  Here is happy number six. An early … Continue reading

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SLEEPING PAD FOR TENT CAMPING

Boy, oh boy, did I learn all about sleeping bag compression last fall.  I had gone to Lake Roberts in southwestern New Mexico within the lovely Gila National Forest.  Took an old tent Margo acquired at an auction.  With two … Continue reading

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IT WAS MOSTLY CLEAR A COUPLE OF MINUTES AGO

Ya gotta be aware in the mountains.  I’ll give you an example.  At 4:30pm I decided to take HappyDog for a mile and a half hike on our almost private hiking path.  A bit away from the house I get … Continue reading

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CONCHAS LAKE, NM. MAY 19, 2017

Location: Conchas Lake, Bell Pointe Campground, New Mexico.  35.428573, -104.192930. Friday, our last full day at the park.  Finally, the winds were dying down.  The drizzle woke me with a tap-tap-tapping sound on the membrane of the roof.  The sky … Continue reading

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CONCHAS LAKE, NM. MAY 18, 2017

Location: Conchas Lake, Bell Pointe Campground, New Mexico.  35.428573, -104.192930. Ye Gods!  Woke to stinging rain and huge winds.  Whitecaps on the lake, even in the protected areas.  Squirrels yelled “Kowabunga” as they surfed across from the west side.  We … Continue reading

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