Mordor v5.0 Back to Mordor. June 5-9 2020

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Re: Mordor v5.0 Back to Mordor. June 5-9 2020

Postby Wolffarmer » Tue May 12, 2020 12:38 pm

Wolfgang92025 wrote:Jen,

Guess it's my new supper power.
Crash the world economy and throw in a pandemic for good measure. :shock: :lol: :D


Don't mess with the Wolfgang.
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Re: Mordor v5.0 Back to Mordor. June 5-9 2020

Postby Photophobic » Tue May 12, 2020 1:28 pm

ghcoe wrote:What is your planned route?


It doesn't make too much difference to me, I can head south on US95/55 down to I84 or I can come south I15 and back west.
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Re: Mordor v5.0 Back to Mordor. June 5-9 2020

Postby Wolffarmer » Tue May 12, 2020 8:56 pm

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ghcoe wrote:What is your planned route?


It doesn't make too much difference to me, I can head south on US95/55 down to I84 or I can come south I15 and back west.


Last March found a decent place 4 miles east of Richfield Idaho. Come down the goat trail ( US 95/55 ) get on the I84 then get off I think exit 142 to Gooding. Keep going on to Shoshone. Then the Highway to Carry, Craters of the Moon, Arco. Four miles past Richfield take the Jim Brown road on the right. Cross the bridge and about 1/2 mile further there is a place where dirt was dug out years ago. Kind of a depression that will help if it is windy. You might have to share it with some shooters but they are on one end. Or most any place around there you like. It is BLM ground. Next morning back to Shoshone, fuel up and then Highway 24 going east to Minidoka
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Re: Mordor v5.0 Back to Mordor. June 5-9 2020

Postby robfisher » Wed May 13, 2020 6:41 pm

Wolffarmer wrote:Four weeks away. Weather is looking great. At least today it is.

For some reason I have it starting on Friday June 5 and runs for 5 days, 4 nights. I can not remember why I did that. I can stay out that long if any one else wants. Does starting on a Friday cause a problem for anyone?

Also bring a mask and be prepared to wear it if we start to bunch up. If you refuse to wear a mask for any reason then I respectfully request you do not come. Its my party. And that's my rule. I do not expect we will always be wearing masks and I know I won't but if we get close be prepared.

2nd rule. Have a good time.

See you in Minidoka Idaho. June 5th about noon.

I can live with that first rule, but don't tell me to have a good time. Being forced by rule to have a good time just goes against my grain somehow. :NC
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Re: Mordor v5.0 Back to Mordor. June 5-9 2020

Postby Wolffarmer » Thu May 14, 2020 8:20 am

robfisher wrote:
Wolffarmer wrote:Four weeks away. Weather is looking great. At least today it is.

For some reason I have it starting on Friday June 5 and runs for 5 days, 4 nights. I can not remember why I did that. I can stay out that long if any one else wants. Does starting on a Friday cause a problem for anyone?

Also bring a mask and be prepared to wear it if we start to bunch up. If you refuse to wear a mask for any reason then I respectfully request you do not come. Its my party. And that's my rule. I do not expect we will always be wearing masks and I know I won't but if we get close be prepared.

2nd rule. Have a good time.

See you in Minidoka Idaho. June 5th about noon.

I can live with that first rule, but don't tell me to have a good time. Being forced by rule to have a good time just goes against my grain somehow. :NC


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Re: Mordor v5.0 Back to Mordor. June 5-9 2020

Postby Wolffarmer » Sun May 17, 2020 10:29 pm

I was out on the desert today. Very nice out there. Temp was just right. High clouds. No wind and early enough in the year there was no dust but roads was not muddy at all. BUT I did not hear a single meadow lark singing. I have only heard one so far this year.
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Re: Mordor v5.0 Back to Mordor. June 5-9 2020

Postby Lithosis » Mon May 18, 2020 10:23 am

Photophobic wrote:
ghcoe wrote:What is your planned route?


It doesn't make too much difference to me, I can head south on US95/55 down to I84 or I can come south I15 and back west.


I live down in Twin. If you wanted to pull up and stay the night in front of my house you're welcome to. I'd offer up the guest room if it wasn't for the whole pandemic thing. I'll still offer a couple beers and dinner out back if you do though. Let me know and I can PM you details. Otherwise, I can think of a couple options. Three island crossing is a nice state park that is close to the interstate. A detour on 30 into Hagerman has a few hot springs with campgrounds that I expect will be open by then (Miracle and Banbury). I would probably go with Miracle if I were in your shoes.

I had a repeat trip out to crystal ice caves with my parents this weekend and it was nice out in the desert. Saturday in particular was great weather. We really did struggle with social distancing even though we entered it with the intent of being pretty strict, so I'm supportive of mask usage. A bit of wind can really mess with the whole "6 ft" rule.
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