NOTES FROM THE ROAD


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Snow again …


Long Island sees another storm…


13 March 2018: Seems like winter is holding on here in New York, with another snow storm wreaking havoc. Planning is in full swing for the next departure and it will feel really good to get back to the Sahara soon…



Finalizing the next segment …


New maps and lots of details…


10 March 2018: A new moleskin and a fresh set of maps in preparation for the upcoming journey. Still a lot of last minute details to work out, but anticipation is building as countdown to departure commences…



Favorite trails close to home …


Long Island out east…


4 March 2018: Enjoying a calm weekend out east on Long Island revisiting a few favorite trails and appreciating the tiny pockets of preserved “wilderness” hidden here and there amidst the suburban sprawl of the NY-metro area…


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Headed back to Paris to connect with friends and favorite places and lay some groundwork for upcoming projects…


COMING UP SOON:
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The next segment of the Sahara scouting will be happening soon. More details will be released as available…


Teaching navigational skills and talking about international overlanding at the second annual Wheelers Overland Adventure, May 17-20 at Anthracite Offroad Adventure Area (AOAA) in eastern Pennsylvania. The four-day overland camping and wheeling event is sponsored by Quadratec and Offroad Consulting, and brings together a diverse group of overlanders for trail runs, skills instruction, and networking opportunities in a festival atmosphere with onsite camping and optional activities the whole family can enjoy…


Participating in the Jeep Invasion and the 8th annual Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival, June 8-10, in Butler, PA. The Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival is a tribute event to the original jeep, the history behind it, the people who created it, and its birthplace, Butler Pennsylvania. The event provides Jeep enthusiasts with on and off-road experiences that embrace the vehicle’s past and the lifestyle it now fosters. The family-friendly event is held at Coopers Lake Campground, about an hour north of Pittsburgh, PA every year with on-site off-road trails, a Jeep “playground” obstacle course, Jeep History exhibit, huge vendor area with 150+ companies and more…



Paris
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humidity: 46%
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MORE NOTES FROM THE ROAD:
February – Coal Country
January – Vegas to Glamis Roadtrip
December – East Coast Roadtrip
16-30 November – Paris
1-15 November – Florida
October – Rausch Creek
18-30 September – Kyrgyzstan
1-17 September – Rebelle U
15-31 August – Arizona
8-14 August – TFT9
1-7 August – Serbia
July – NY and Serbia
June – NY and Paris
May – Wheelers Overland
22-30 April – Algeria
15-21 April – Algeria
8-14 April – Algeria
1-7 April – AOAA
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