Route for Zennie's 2017 US Road Trip, Summer Chill-Out

Summer Chill-Out – US road trip recap

I was sitting in Tucson during June 2017, trying to work on some Zennie projects in temps that reached 115 degrees. :( Eventually, I came to my senses, and realized that I shouldn't be there!

It was definitely time for a US road trip! My first thought was to get to some mountains, FAST, in search of high elevations, tall pine trees, and brisk alpine air... ...
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The coolest canyon you've never heard of

The coolest canyon you’ve never heard of

I didn't even know this place existed until I saw it on a map. How did I miss this for so long? I think there's just so much competition from the spectacular places in southern Utah (Zion, Bryce, Canyonlands, Escalante, ...), that the northern part of the state is overshadowed. But way up north lies Flaming Gorge, and it's a super cool canyon, too! ...
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Free lakeside camping in Wyoming, at Ring Lake

Free lakeside camping by Ring Lake, Wyoming

If you want a pretty lakeside camping spot in Wyoming, and one that is free!, then check out the Ring Lake campground. It's one of several in the Whiskey Basin Wildlife Habitat Management Area, and it's an excellent choice if you're passing through the area ...
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Double rainbow while camping at Robbers Gulch Rd

Boondocking with rainbows! Robbers Gulch, Wyoming

If you're traveling through Wyoming, and looking for a boondocking spot for a night or a week, then think about the free camping along Robbers Gulch Road. It's BLM land, and a nice place to enjoy some solitude and the wide open spaces! ...
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