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Nice and Skeen

I’m continuing to write about my trip Out West. Yesterday, I arrived at El Malpais and hiked the Sandstone Bluffs. I stayed at the (free) Joe Skeen Campground. The next day, Wednesday, August 10, I started just by exploring the area around the campground.

That was great just by itself.

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Bluffing Through Sandstone

I am off again on a trip Out West. I left early Monday, August 8 and arrived at my first destination Tuesday around noon.

Welcome to El Malpais.

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Dismindfulness

I know it’s been a long time since I last wrote here. I’m afraid the Muses have left me. However, I do want to at least do a summary wrap-up post with some observations about the interaction between my last trip Out West and barefootedness.

If you read all the entries, you’ll know that there were times that I donned footwear (even though I had really, really hoped not to resort to it). Here are some observations and realizations I acquired through that experience.

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Wheeler Peak

I’m still working on writing up my visit Out West this past June. (I keep getting interrupted by having to do other things.) As you may recall, last time my son and I were in Great Basin National Park, and we’d hiked to the Rock Glacier and the Bristlecone Pine Grove on the side of Wheeler Peak.

On June 27 it was time to ascend the peak itself.

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Bristling

In my last blog entry, my son and I were touring Lehman Caves at Great Basin National Park. But that was in the morning.

So in the afternoon we went out hiking.

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My Lehman’s Opinion

Our next stop in our trip out west: Great Basin National Park. This sits in Nevada near the border with Utah.

We left out campground at Craters of the Moon on June 25th and it was a good 7 hour drive . . . through a lot of nothing.

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Not Lunacy at All

After leaving Yellowstone we headed to Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve. We were there for about a day and a half (2 nights): June 23 and 24.

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