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#1 WalkerSkyRanch

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 06:55 PM

After a few years of shopping for the right Spirt Deluxe at the right time, we finally found one. We have named her the HündeHutte because we travel with 3 dogs, yes.. you read that right ... 3 dogs!!  

 

so after getting the trailer and adding all the things we felt we needed, the valvectomy, a generator, new faucets and a few other small items, we took her out for her maiden voyage. destination Kernville California. Why Kernville, well it is in the lower part of the Sierras along a river, and not to far away from home if we needed to retreat back because of operator error with the HundeHutte.  And we had never explored that area before so off we went.

 

Boulder the Love Sponge enjoys the breeze as we leave our little mountain town

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already well on our way we stop for a little break and snacks. The Slash X cafe in Johnson Valley Ca. The Mecca for off-roaders in southern Cal, people ride hours through the desert to grab a cold one and a burger here!

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We arrive in Kernville well into the evening, and awoke to river Fun with the kids! 

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 06:58 PM

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This lead to some great camp napping, and most found the cool breeze atop the picnic table to their liking 

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 07:06 PM

The mountain flowers where in full bloom, It was great to see many different colors all around

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And a few Flower Children

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 07:17 PM

The area was fun to explore, from Mountain town to farm land, all very interesting!

and a short drive to a must do walk called the Trail of 100 Giants

100.jpg   this picture does not do it justice, the Giant Sequoias are difficult to photograph! what beautiful giants!

 

 

 

There is plenty to see in the area,

from barn watching 

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 07:23 PM

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to being watched by the locals

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or watching the locals play on the river

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 07:26 PM

and on our way back home we stopped in at Randsburg Ca. an old ghost town still somewhat alive!

 

I love rusting metal and old buildings!

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we made it home, safe, tired and happy with our new Casita..

Great Fun!!!!


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Posted 22 April 2014 - 05:16 AM

Ach du Lieber, ein Hundehutte.  Well, why not; it's an original.  Congratulations on your new to you, uh, BarkPalace?  

 

I had two mice aboard some time ago and I thought it was getting pretty crowded. :o

 

Happy camping. Great pictures, 

 

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Posted 22 April 2014 - 05:33 AM

Dank je wel, Dutchman
It was a fun trip, and a great learning curve on the trailer,
Hope to be out again soon.


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Ach du Lieber, ein Hundehutte.  Well, why not; it's an original.  Congratulations on your new to you, uh, BarkPalace?  
 
I had two mice aboard some time ago and I thought it was getting pretty crowded. :o
 
Happy camping. Great pictures, 
 
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Posted 22 April 2014 - 10:46 AM

I'd say I see some happy puppies and some very happy campers.

 

Casitas rock!  B)



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Posted 23 April 2014 - 08:12 PM

MarksAlot, truly fun, and we are now planning our next adventure.


I'd say I see some happy puppies and some very happy campers.
 
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Posted 24 April 2014 - 03:04 AM

Great shots, Les!  Can't wait to get up to that area for some exploration. Thanks for posting about it!

 

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Posted 24 April 2014 - 08:46 PM

Eileen, thanks so much, I hope to get out again soon.
The Kernville area is nice but go an hour further north, your in the Sequioas !!!!

Great shots, Les!  Can't wait to get up to that area for some exploration. Thanks for posting about it!
 
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Posted 25 April 2014 - 04:09 AM

Les,

 

Thanks for an excellent trip report with high quality photos.  I look forward to more of your reports.



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Posted 11 May 2015 - 11:12 AM

What is your tow vehicle? Any problems in the mountains?

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Posted 11 May 2015 - 02:18 PM

Welcome!

 

Wonderful pics. Must confess, though, that I never saw a dog pic that I didn't like. :)

 

I travel with three pups, too. They are great fun and the best of companions, as I'm sure you'd agree.

 

Keep those fine pics coming!


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