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Rallypics Ketchup from Bishop to McArthur

Gotta’ catch up on the photo galleries?

First up is heading north on California 89 Tahoe to Lassen

The rally planned for Baca Rest was poorly attended due to health issues but that doesn’t stop the scenery

Little Truckee River Valley, Boca

 

Then there’s the Sierra Nevada Unit Rally at Lassen RV Resort, Thursday September 19 to Sunday September 22, 2019

 

Lassen RV Resort Welcomes the SNU

Finally, lagniappe [wikipedia]… Don and Gail’s October 2019 travels from the region rally and then heading north

vintage tow vehicle

no, not Don and Gail’s current tow vehicle: a flathead 6 perhaps used by earlier tourists.

check out the pretty pictures!

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Camping in the hills

It’s the Sierra Nevada Range. There are still a few spots left off the beaten track where a group of folks can gather to enjoy the wilderness and scenery this mountain range offers. The WBCCI Sierra Nevada Unit had rallies at Crocker campground and a dispersed camping area near the Blue Lakes at Carson Pass in Hope Valley.

July 2019 SNU rally at Crocker

Crocker Campground

See the photo gallery!

Crocker is north of Lake Tahoe and serves as an overflow campground for Davis Lake campgrounds near Portola off U.S. 70. Hope Valley is south of Lake Tahoe off U.S. 88.

Rally in Hope Valley is an index page to galleries featuring the SNU rally, the wildflowers, and a 2008 rally in the area.

Hope, Faith, and Charity Valleys

Only a short hike from the camp area, just past where the bunny trail faded out to rocky terrain, the snow is still deep in the crevices.

towards carson pass

 

See the photo galleries!

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SNU rally at Weed Heights June 2019 photos

SNU rally at Weed Heights June 2019 – 

Surf 'n Steak on the way!

 

see the photo gallery!

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East Walker River, Rye Patch, Unionville

SNU Spring rallies photo galleries!

May 2019 SNU Rally at Walker River SRA 

East Walker River

Rally at Rye Patch Reservoir

Rye Patch

Unionville 2006 to 2019

Unionville

Unionville in Buenna Vista Canyon

See the photo galleries!

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Washoe Lake breakout (from winter?) rally photo gallery

2019 March SNU rally at Washoe Lake

 

see the photo gallery!

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Updates, photo galleries, resources …

At Portofinos in Reno, here’s the door prize for the SNU gathering.

See the photo gallery: SNU Portofino’s December 2018

Then there’s the SNU Lunch at the Carson City Plaza November 2018.

See the photo gallery!.

Then there’s some updates and upgrades on the website

A couple of businesses noted our website and requested link updates or citations

50 Best Travel Tips from 10 Years of Travel —  This is an entry on the Your RV Lifestyle blog. definitely some interesting ideas

Jason Noel thinks Big Daddy RV’s in London, Kentucky is similar to another dealer link. Their RV Parts Country makes big claims that might be worth checking  out in trying to find what you need on your next repair and refurb job.

Open Culture notes a copyright expire date in 11,000 Digitized Books From 1923 Are Now Available Online at the Internet Archive. You can not only find free books but also courses and language lessons and movies and other media for your library.

 

 

 

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An SNU rally and a look at the newest NSP effort

Fort Churchill anchors one end of the Nevada State Parks Carson River run that extends to the Lahontan reservoir. The SNU held its October rally there, See the SNU Fort Churchill page for links to photo galleries.

The group took a day trip to visit NSP’s latest river run, the Walker River State Recreation Area. Check out the photo galleries and links! The area is on the East Walker as it runs from Bridgeport to Yerrington between Sweetwater summit and Walker Lake. NSP acquired land from several ranches in the valley for its recreation facilities and river access.

 

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SNU Rally at Lassen RV Resort 2018

beautiful September weekend. The oak trees were showing hints of fall colors. Sky was clear. Temperatures mild. Facilities excellent. So too, people and food and, even, a troubadour to lead with song an guitar at the gathering around the campfire.

check out the photo gallery links on the information page!

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SNU Rally at Glass Creek

Glass Creek campground near Deadman Pass on US 395 was the site for the August gathering

Glass Creek Rally Page

See the photo galleries and links to additional information!

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Weed Heights

A gathering in an old mining community.

Good times. Good friends. Good food.

See the photo gallery!

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Crocker on the Beckwourth Genesee Stage Route

The SNU May Rally met at the Crocker Campground for a relaxing weekend in the pines with friends.

Crocker Campground

See the photo gallery!. Lots of rocks and trees make this a bit difficult for RV’s but …

Here is a document about the road project prepared for Plumas County.

For a rundown on historical markers in the area, see the Plumas County Museum Association newsletter.

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SNU November News

SNU Folks,

*The November 2017 Newsletter has been posted*
http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/2017/17-news/index.html

Links to photo galleries and additional information mentioned in articles in this newsletter can also be found there.

_Topics in the November newsletter_
November lunch in Fernley -|- Boca Rally Review -|- Airstreams in the news -|- Caravans, Clubs, & Rallies -|- Pet Friendly RV’s -|- Fun & Games -|- Wally Byam Foundation -|- Numbers Ideas

*November Lunch at Black Bear*

Saturday November 18, 2017 the SNU luncheon will be at the Black Bear Diner located east of downtown Fernley at 1190 E Main Street. Please let us know if you plan to attend. Email: hq@sierranevadaaristreams.org

Although plans are nebulous at this time, there has been talk of having an impromptu campout at Rye Patch Reservoir East of Lovelock either before or after the luncheon. Whether or not this occurs depends on weather and other factors. If you are interested let us know.

Keep Informed about the SNU

* SNU Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/groups/178368645651150

* What's new on the SierraNevadaAirstreams.org
http://www.sierranevadaairstreams.org/snuze/index.php?cat=14

*Email: hq@sierranevadaairstreams.org
— SNU HQ

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SNU Rally at Boca Rest October 2017

October weather! Warm for prep, gusty with rain and cold on first night out then sunny afternoons and warming. 

See the photo gallery!

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SNU Rally Photo Galleries – Lassen RV Resort and SNU October News is up

SNU Folks,

*The October 2017 Newsletter has been posted*
http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/2017/17-news/index.html

Links to photo galleries and additional information mentioned in articles in this newsletter can also be found there.

_Topics in the October newsletter_
Lassen Rally review -|- October at Boca Rest -|- Salem in 2018 -|- Trash -|- Historic Bridges -|
- The SNU 1980 Mid-Nevada Caravan -|- SNU Business, Renew your membership, October Annual Meeting -|
- Dyann’s Memories -|- Wheels Dry Camping -|- Tinker Toys

*October Rally At Boca Rest*
Thursday October 19 to Sunday October 22, 2017 the SNU rally will be at Boca Rest near Truckee, CA. 
Take the Hershdale exit off I 80 head north over the bridge and past the dam. 
Continue around the east side of the reservoir about a half mile. 
The campground is just off the road on the left. 
Bring wood for campfires (but see http://www.firewood.ca.gov/ and
 https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/tahoe/recarea/?recid=55534).

Keep Informed about the SNU
 * SNU 2017 Rally Schedule – Mark your calendars
 http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/2017/17-events/17-rallyschedule.html
* SNU Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/groups/178368645651150
* What's new on the SierraNevadaAirstreams.org
http://www.sierranevadaairstreams.org/snuze/index.php?cat=14
*Email: hq@sierranevadaairstreams.org

SNU HQ

Also – See the Pictures!

See the photo galleries: 2017 rally photo gallery 1 -|- 2017 rally photo gallery 2 -|- 2017 rally photo gallery 3 -|- Video of Doris singing -|- Video of Russell singing

This isn’t the usual full service RV resort. They have a number of features to make a rally something special, including this layout.

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SNU September Newsletter

SNU Folks,

*The September 2017 Newsletter has been posted*
http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/2017/17-news/index.html

Links to photo galleries and additional information mentioned in articles in this newsletter can also be found there.

_Topics in the September newsletter_
Green Creek rally review -|- Lassen in September -|- SNU Business (rally ideas, board nominations, time to renew, form 990) -|- Boondocking -| Williams Travelogue -|- Family, Friends & Visitors -|- From the Archives – Elenere Amidon

*September Rally At Lassen RV Resort*

The annual rally at the Lassen RV Resort is September 21 to the 24th. Please make your reservation with and submit payment to: Randy Grossmann 2345 W. Washington St. Carson City, NV 8973 775-883-3603 email: Randyg@pyramid.net Randy is old fashioned so he can only accept paper checks either handed to him in person or sent to him via snail mail. The cost for this rally is $120 which includes three nights of full hookups, a catered gourmet lunch and dinner, a waffle breakfast, and entertainment. Randy can email you a reservation form

For more information and pictures check the website
http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/2017/17-events/17sp-lassen.html

Keep Informed about the SNU
 * SNU 2017 Rally Schedule – Mark your calendars
 http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/2017/17-events/17-rallyschedule.html

* SNU Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/groups/178368645651150

* What's new on the SierraNevadaAirstreams.org
http://www.sierranevadaairstreams.org/snuze/index.php?cat=14

*Email: hq@sierranevadaairstreams.org
— SNU HQ

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SNU August Newsletter

SNU Folks,

*The August 2017 Newsletter has been posted*
http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/2017/17-news/index.html

Links to photo galleries and additional information mentioned in articles in this newsletter can also be found there.

_Topics in the August newsletter_
Review of Weed Heights rally -|-  Green Creek August rally -|- Visit to Jackson Center -|- Welcome Douglas and Dawn Dale -|- Lassen in September -|- The “Other” SNU members -|- Torgue Them Wheel Bolts! -|- Trailer Park Troubadours. -|- SNU Business – nominations, rally schedule & dues -|-  Don & Gail’s Adventures -|- SNU Group Pictures

*August Rally At Green Creek*

Thursday, August 24 - Sunday, August 27, 2017  the  SNU August rally will be at Green Creek which is about 6 miles south of Bridgeport, CA off US 395. Green Creek is an NFS dispersed area  Be sure to follow Wheels directions to the rally site. Green Creek is close to Bodie and could be a great day trip. Activities as always are up to the whims of the rally participants. Plan to join us a Green Creek

RSVP’s  phone: 775 972 9392 or Email: hq@sierranevadaairstreams.org.	If you can’t come for the whole rally, come for a day or come for a visit whatever fits your schedule. For more information and pictures check the website
http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/2017/17-events/17ag-greencreek.html

*2018 WBCCI International Rally in Salem, OR*

The WBCCI is expecting the 2018 International in Salem Oregon to fill up as did this year at Escanba. It's the perfect location to get a large contingent of Sierra Nevada Unit members at an International. Register now to make sure of a spot with water and electric.

http://wbcci.org/international-rally/caravans/rallies/international-rally/2018-salem-or

*Keep Informed about the SNU*
 * SNU 2017 Rally Schedule – Mark your calendars
 http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/2017/17-events/17-rallyschedule.html

* SNU Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/groups/178368645651150

* What's new on the SierraNevadaAirstreams.org
http://www.sierranevadaairstreams.org/snuze/index.php?cat=14

*Email: hq@sierranevadaairstreams.org
— SNU HQ

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SNU July 2017 Newsletter

SNU Folks

*The July 2017 Newsletter has been posted*
http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/2017/17-news/index.html

Links to photo galleries and additional information mentioned in articles in this newsletter can also be found there.

_Topics in the July newsletter_
Weed Heights in July -|- Crocker Canceled -|- 1965 Laramie Rally -|- Fridge Ideas -|- Foam Noodles -|- Africa 1959 -|- Environmentally Sustainable Camping -|- Lassen Rally -|- Summer Camping with Pets

*July Rally At Weed Heights*
The July rally will be at the full service RV park in Weed Heights Thursday July 20 to Sunday July 23, 2017. The RV park is located in the Township of Weed Heights just west of Yerington, NV off Hwy Alt 95. Dinner plans include Jerry’s famous Nevada surf-n-turf BBQ on Friday with ice cream for dessert. Hope to see you all at Weed Heights.

RSVP’s  phone: 775 972 9392 or Email: hq@sierranevadaairstreams.org.	If you can’t come for the whole rally, come for a day or come for a visit whatever fits your schedule.

For maps, more information and pictures check the website
http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/2017/17-events/17jy-weedheights.html

Keep Informed about the SNU
 * SNU 2017 Rally Schedule – Mark your calendars
 http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/2017/17-events/17-rallyschedule.html

* SNU Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/groups/178368645651150

* What's new on the SierraNevadaAirstreams.org
http://www.sierranevadaairstreams.org/snuze/index.php?cat=14

*Email: hq@sierranevadaairstreams.org
— SNU HQ ……………………………………………………….This email should only be sent to those who have asked to receive it.Manage your subscription by using the form at http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/news/index.html or sending an email request to hq@SierraNevadaAirstreams.org

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SNU June 2017

SNU Folks,

*The June 2017 Newsletter has been posted*
http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/2017/17-news/index.html

Links to photo galleries and additional information mentioned in articles in this newsletter can also be found there.

_Topics in the June newsletter_
Eagle Lake Rally Review -|- June rally at Crocker -|- 2018 Rally Planning -|- Lassen in September -|- Awnings -|- Region 12 Rally -|- Nevada Challenges -|- Comments about Airstreams

*June Rally At Crocker*

June the SNU rally will be at Crocker campground Thursday June 22 to Sunday June 25, 2017. Crocker Campground is off of Highway 70 at Beckwourth, CA. At Beckwourth (coming from US 395 and Reno) turn right on Rt 177, the Beckwourth-Genesee Road. The campground is about ten miles up the road. On Friday we will visit a nearby Farmer’s Market and be depending on how it goes, we might have a dinner of Farmer’s Market products on Friday. Plan to join us.

 RSVP’s  phone: 775 972 9392 or Email: hq@sierranevadaairstreams.org. If you can’t come for the whole rally, come for a day or come for a visit whatever fits your schedule.

For maps, more information and pictures check the website
http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/2017/17-events/17jn-crocker.html

*Keep Informed about the SNU*

 * SNU 2017 Rally Schedule – Mark your calendars
 http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/2017/17-events/17-rallyschedule.html
* SNU Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/groups/178368645651150
* What's new on the SierraNevadaAirstreams.org
http://www.sierranevadaairstreams.org/snuze/index.php?cat=14
*Email: hq@sierranevadaairstreams.org

SNU HQ

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SNU Rally Eagle Lake May 2017

The pictures are up! The rally this time was at the North Eagle Lake BLM campgound. See the Eagle Lake Rally Page for gallery links and other information.

Eagle Lake Rally May 2017

This from collection #2 – See the photo gallery! The link to collection #1 is on  the Eagle Lake Rally Page.

The campground is ‘old style’ BLM which means the camp sites tend to be rather small and maneuvering rather difficult. Phil, the host, says this rally had more campground visitors than he’s seen before. It’s usually a quiet place without too many visitors.

The California DOT has quite a rundown on CA 139 (PDF) which is the route from Klamath Falls to Susanville and goes by Tule Lake and the Lava Beds National Monument before it gets to Eagle Lake then over Antelope Pass to Susanville. The scenery is special but the road is rather difficult for larger, modern RV’s as the lanes are narrow and shoulders nearly non-existent. It is an old road.

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Water water (almost) everywhere

Silver Fox took note of the High Water Across the West: Honey Lake with a lot of pictures. She has links to pictures of the lake from previous years, too.

I’ve recently had the opportunity to travel across part of the Great Basin of eastern California and northern and central Nevada, and have noticed a lot of high water, almost everywhere. Honey Lake, which has been dry to only partly filled during the last several years, is once again a lake.

There’s also a new photo gallery: 2017 – A wet year in Northern Nevada with pictures of the ‘dry’ lakes on U.S. 395 north of Reno (but south of Honey Lake). Here’s White Lake near Cold Springs and Bordertown as seen from the freeway.

 

White Lake

 

The rally this weekend will provide some more pictures of Honey Lake and Eagle Lake so stay tuned!

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