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    Early Model Expo Vehicle in Tennessee

    I've narrowed down my next vehicle to either this or Cybertruck. Decisions, decisions... 😉
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    Grand Canyoneering

    2007 Part 10 [To the Rim!] The next day was our hike out. It's about 5 miles of hiking from Indian Garden to the top. ----- ----- ----- Plateau Point is where the trail ends in the center of the photo. The cluster of Cottonwood trees along the trail is Indian Garden Campground. ----- -----...
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    Grand Canyoneering

    2007 Part 9 [Sunset at Plateau Point] ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ---- ----- -----
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    Grand Canyoneering

    2007 Part 8 [Indian Garden Campground] Our time on the Tonto came to an end as we approached the junction with the Bright Angel Trail. The large cottonwood trees in the desert always strike me as out of place. ----- And we found our site and made our camp. We had neighbors. The campsites on...
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    Grand Canyoneering

    2007 Part 7 [Tonto] We spent a night on the Tonto Trail and continued along it the next day. ----- ----- I don't have a good photo of it, but I was impressed by the section that passed above The Inferno. ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- This helicopter was swapping out a...
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    Grand Canyoneering

    What?! There's a slot canyon there?! Why didn't you tell me this in 2006 before I went??? :cry:
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    The Elon Musk "Love Will Keep Us Together" Appreciation Thread

    Should the nominated person feel insulted? Or honored? I guess it depends on the outcome of CyberTruck? :unsure:
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    What do you think about this non-street legal India “Jeep”?

    I appreciate the quality legal views you have shared in this thread. I've learned some things. 🧠
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    Grand Canyoneering

    2007 Part 6 [Monument] We came upon the Monument, all 168 feet of it. ----- The sign reads "Granite Rapids." ----- ----- We followed Monument Canyon downstream to the river. ---- The start of Granite Rapids. ----- ----- Here's an attempt at a panorama from my old 5 megapixel Kodak camera.
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    Grand Canyoneering

    2007 Part 5 [Eastward on the Tonto] We went from the Hermit Trail to the Tonto Trail. The plan was to follow it the Bright Angel Trail, then back up to the rim. Along the Tonto. ----- ----- ----- ----- The Tonto Trail generally is "level" along a plateau inside the canyon. The Colorado...
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    Grand Canyoneering

    2007 Part 4 [Hermit Creek] Some of the views around the area. ----- ----- -----
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    The Elon Musk "Love Will Keep Us Together" Appreciation Thread

    He's got all this room at his house, and he's still never invited me over?! Buying the neighborhood link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/elon-musk-buys-out-the-neighbors-11575566296
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    Grand Canyoneering

    2007 Part 3 [Hermit Trail to Hermit Creek] Continuing on our way. ----- ----- ----- ----- Some of the old structures around Hermit Creek. ----- No dead mice tonight. But living mice? Yes.
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    Grand Canyoneering

    2007 Part 2 [Down the Hermit Trail] We woke early the next morning. We took our packs and headed to the rim. We waited on the bus to catch a ride down to Hermit's Rest. You won't find a better view while waiting for the bus. ----- ----- Dropping down below the rim. ----- ----- ----- -----
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    Grand Canyoneering

    I've had the good fortune to hike in the Grand Canyon several times. The first time was in November 2007. Here's a report on that trip. 2007 Part 1 [Introduction] A good friend of mine had been backpacking in the place a couple of times before. We both worked overnight together. He would talk...
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    The Elon Musk "Love Will Keep Us Together" Appreciation Thread

    The Great One is in the midst of a civil trial. The link: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/musk-says-pedo-guy-tweet-was-response-to-unprovoked-attack/ar-BBXIG7i
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    Big Bend National Park

    Part N [Conclusion] The next day we checked out Boquillas Canyon. ----- We were out of time. We headed out after that. ----- And that was the 2009 backpacking trip to Big Bend, my first time there. Thanks for reading.
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    Big Bend National Park

    Part M [What Else Can We See?] We had an extra day to do some site-seeing. The Santa Elena Canyon was worthwhile. ----- ----- Terlingua. ----- ----- ----- The campground was nearly completely empty. There were a few RVs, but hardly any other tents. I had reserved a site, but it was not as...
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    Big Bend National Park

    Part L [The Final Backpacking Stretch] We woke up the next morning. Again. To a great sunrise. Again. ----- Our plan was to camp at Laguna Meadows. We hiked on. ----- ----- We started gaining elevation, as the trail took us back into the Chisos. ----- ----- ----- ----- We arrived at...
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