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Old 01-06-2015, 05:39 PM   #15
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Hope to meet everyone there! We will be finishing up a bat project for Bureau of Reclamation along the lower Colorado River, based in Blythe.
Depending on how the bats cooperate with the radio tracking work with the project starting Feb. 3rd it may be 14 days or 21days but definitely heading to Furnace Creek with our 16' Scamp.

Plan to be there a week (or more?) to meet everyone, learn about Samping, walk, paint & enjoy the desert and trek over to Saratoga Spring for at least a partial day trip where I worked as a budding zoologist in the early 70s.
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Old 01-29-2015, 01:36 PM   #16
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We're getting closer to Death Valley. Right now we're sitting in Katherine Landing. The plan is to get to Death Vally 17th or 18th of February and staying for 30 days.
Hope to see some you there.
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Old 01-29-2015, 04:07 PM   #17
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We hope to stop in too. Too soon to guess dates.

Cheers, John and Jill
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Old 02-18-2015, 01:45 PM   #18
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We're in Death Valley Now.. Hope to see some fiberglass trailers soon.
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Old 02-18-2015, 01:51 PM   #19
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Hi Byron....

We are still south in Blythe wrapping up the bat project.
Looks like we may be heading to Furnace Creek on the 23rd.

See you and rest of the crowd then.
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Old 02-18-2015, 06:54 PM   #20
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We'll be there on the 23 and look forward to meeting you all.
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Old 02-25-2015, 07:48 AM   #21
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Hi All,

We are still planning to head that way next but have been delayed with the bat project here in Blythe, CA.

Are folks still in Furnace Creek?

We are afraid we may have missed everyone.

We hope to be able to head there Thu.

Cheers, Bruce AKA Bat Dude
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Sorry every one but we had to cancel our trip. We were working on our Burro pushing it to get it ready and it seemed that if it could go wrong it did for us. The last straw was the fuse pannel needs to be replaced.
I hope you all have a wonderful time
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Hi All,

We are still planning to head that way next but have been delayed with the bat project here in Blythe, CA.

Are folks still in Furnace Creek?

We are afraid we may have missed everyone.

We hope to be able to head there Thu.

Cheers, Bruce AKA Bat Dude
We're in Sunset, near the campground hosts. Trailer is a 13' Scamp, pulled with a blue Dakota. We'll probably be here are another 2 to 3 weeks.
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Old 03-01-2015, 02:29 PM   #24
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We'll be headed out West to CA end of May/beginning of June. Is Death Valley too hot those months to consider stopping a couple of days?
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Angry Some Like it Hot

"Weather is too hot in summer for all but the hardiest of souls, with daytime highs topping 120F and surface temperatures approaching twice that. The best months are December through February, when days are mild. Check the monthly Death Valley weather to get an idea of what things are like, on the average."

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Yikes, just read about that weather. I'm not one of the "hardiest of souls" when it comes to heat. Guess I'll start researching Seqouia for my next stop after Las Vegas.
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According to the NPS web site, many campgrounds close April 15 for the season, which indicates when it gets too hot to tolerate. We were there a few years ago the first week of May and were glad we were staying in Furnace Creek Ranch. As I recall, it was over 100 degrees so all our activities were in the morning when we could tolerate it.
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We'll be headed out West to CA end of May/beginning of June. Is Death Valley too hot those months to consider stopping a couple of days?
We left Death Valley a couple days ago because it was getting too hot. We're now home in Oregon. Sunset campground closes the 15th of next month for the season. Check with the Death Valley National Park site. You might be able to get into the Furnace Creek campground with full hookups.
Better yet plan a trip in the winter. FYI 2 days is not even close to long enough to see the park.
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