Originally Posted by edatlanta
Rain starting here right now, but you can keep the frozen stuff. 64 degrees at the moment.
LOL! Weird thing, I'm 500 miles north of where I was then, and it's warmer here.
I hit the road from Spanish Valley, UT (south of Moab) this morning at 5AM. Planned to stop in Salt Lake City for the night, but it's too darned hectic in that big, long valley. Kept driving until I passed Twin Falls, ID. I'm parked for the night at Walmart, in Jerome, ID. Twelve hours and 527 miles later.
Northern Utah has some incredible scenery. The reef area on I-70 is magnificent. Worked the truck on the drive, hitting passes at around 8000 feet a couple times. Lots of ups and downs, actually. Even drove though some falling snow, and there was still quite a bit of snow on the ground (and in the mountains) along the way.
And yes, I used my emergency flashers SEVERAL times! No diesel, you know.
I got a little nervous when the snow was falling. Thermometer on the truck showed that it was just above freezing outside, and I sure didn't want to drive over an ice patch. I didn't, so the day ended well.
Haven't had a beer since early January. After today's drive, I decided it was time to slip over the side of the wagon. Bought ONE
can of beer to relax. One of those big-ass Foster's Lagers!
Tomorrow's destination- my (part-time) home, WA state. Probably end up in Kennewick, but might go on to Yakima. I know of a few free camping spots along the river on HWY 12, to the east of White Pass.