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Right Back to the Owens Valley (Jan 2021)

I'd been home less than a week after Tragedies in the Tablelands, and I still had the itch to get out and see everything I'd planned before things went all wonky. Even as we'd been driving home from that trip, I was ordering a new camera and lenses, and I was already checking the weather forecast to see how long it would be until snow rendered the area impassable for the remainder of winter.

The good news was that the camera equipment showed up in a few days. The bad news was that there were only a few more before snow would blanket the area. I needed to get back down there before that!

 

It's True What They Say About Alabama Hills It's True What They Say About Alabama Hills - Owens Valley #1 - I'd been home less than a week after Tragedies in the Tablelands, and I still had the itch to get out and see everything I'd planned before things went all wonky. Even as we'd been driving home from that trip, I was ordering a new camera and lenses, and I…
Plunging into Darkness - Owens Valley #2 Plunging into Darkness - Owens Valley #2 - Morning didn't bring completely clear skies, but dang if it wasn't nice to wake up to more blue than gray, the sun streaming in beneath the clouds that still filled the eastern horizon. Temps were chilly - in the low 30s °F - but I was a happy camper since…
So We Meet Again, Tablelands - Owens Valley #3 So We Meet Again, Tablelands - Owens Valley #3 - It was almost exactly noon when I rolled into the southeast corner of the Volcanic Tablelands from US-6. It was the same location that exactly a week earlier, I'd run over my Canon 80D and favorite lens, that I'd been using to shoot for the last three years. Needless to…

 

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2 Comments

  1. Russ Vawter
    Russ Vawter February 25, 2021

    I like your website.
    Spending 40 years in Northern Nevada and being in the off road business, it's good to see someone out exploring and enjoying their equipment!
    Tread Lightly and enjoy what we fought to keep access to over the years!

    • turbodb
      turbodb February 26, 2021

      Hey Russ, glad you found the site and enjoying the stories! Northern Nevada is a great place, we just passed through again and can’t wait to go back!

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