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East Walker River, Rye Patch, Unionville

SNU Spring rallies photo galleries! May 2019 SNU Rally at Walker River SRA  Rally at Rye Patch Reservoir Unionville 2006 to 2019 Unionville in Buenna Vista Canyon See the photo galleries!

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SNU Rally at Unionville June 2010

The SNU had a weekend rally at Unionville County Park. See the photo gallery! The wild flowers were blooming, and a lot of sightseers were out and about.

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Unionville May 2008

Pictures are up! Two photo galleries. Here’s a view of the SNU rally site looking up-canyon. and here’s one from the road looking down-canyon. See the photo galleries – link to gallery 1 – link to gallery 2 –

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Parking on grade, like at Ft Sage or Unionville

When you decide it’s time to park the rig and level it out, you’ll often find that the grade can be deceiving. At Fort Sage, the parking area is estimated to have a grade of 4% or so – about half the limit allowed for freeway construction. Fort Sage – note how low the noses […]

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Unionville Photo Gallery

The WBCCI SNU Unit spent flag day weekend in Unionville. Here’s the photographic tour of the weekend in a Nevada Canyon and ghost town. See the photo gallery of the SNU Unionville Rally! These canyons tend to be rather sparse when it comes to a level parking spot. See how the challenge is met in […]

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Unionville Nevada

Unionville is squeezed in a canyon as you can see in this maps.live.com screenshot. On the right to the east is the valley the heads north to Winnemucca. On the left to the west is the ridge that has a dirt trail over to Lovelock. The county park is on the north side of the […]

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Out I80 way: Unionville

About three or four hours out of Reno on I80 east gets past the 40 mile desert and the Humbolt sink. Winnemucca is a good stopping point if you need full facilities. For the boondockers, the Mill City and Imlay exits are tempting. Unionville has a county park a few miles south of Mill city. […]

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Loads of Unionville Pictures!

The May SNU Rally at Unionville, Nevada was well photographed. Here’s a rundown on the photo galleries with contributions from Don, Jerry, Randy, Bryan, and some others. Unionville Rally Gallery 1 Unionville rally Gallery 2 Brunch at Old Pioneer SNU ingenuity off the grid The Old School Old Pioneer Garden Bed & Breakfast Unioville and […]

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The Old Pioneer Bed & Breakfast, Unionville May 2006

When you do a web search for Unionville Nevada, the Old Pioneer Bed & Breakfast will likely be a featured find. Here’s a photo gallery of the SNU meeting there in May 2006

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SNU Unionville May 2006

See the photo gallery for the Unionville Rally. There was a renunion here a while back, too!

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Unionville on the radar

The Unionville rally planned for the weekend of May 18 is going to be a dry camp and a good chance to make sure you did your Spring maintenance and prep job right. You can find a bit about the Unionville history at them or us.com – Why Indians came to VC in 1861 to […]

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Unionville

Jerry and Dyann Thornburg made a quick visit Unionville this weekend to assure access for those who plan to visit the SNU Rally May 18. They took a bunch of pictures. See the photo gallery!

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SNU June newsletter

SNU Folks The June 2010 Newsletter has been posted! Note: Links to photo galleries and additional information mentioned in articles in this newsletter can also be found at there, too June Rally at Unionville The SNU will hold a rally at the county park in Unionville. Dates for the rally are Thursday June 24 to […]

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SNU September Newsletter

The September 2009 Newsletter has been posted Links to photo galleries and additional information mentioned in articles in this newsletter can be found at there, too. Topics in this newsletter include: * Obsidian Dome rally review * September at Unionville * Unique opportunity for Unionville * Death Valley Rally * Death Valley ’49ers * SNU […]

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One up the guy with the IR thermometer

Technabob describes Fluke’s handheld thermal imager: how cool is that?. It costs about $7500. Instead of just checking the temperature as you scan a thermometer over the wheels and tires, you can see if anything is getting hotter than it should. Checking the running gear is a good thing to do every hundred miles or […]

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Leveling the rig: checking the results

It is one thing to get the rig level (see Parking on grade, like at Ft Sage or Unionville) but you should check more than just the bubble. Anita suggests that you always check the door to make sure that it opens and closes properly before being satisfied with your setup. If the rig is […]

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What are these people thinking?

Chuck is one of those guys who helps manage public lands near Bridgeport. Every winter he encounters some of the more clueless, a group that you do not want to join. Bodie is a nice place to visit but you should make that visit when the road is open. Like many remote areas, especially in […]

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SNU WBCCI Newsletter

SNU Folks: The July 2007 Newsletter has been posted! ** Note: Links to photo galleries and additional information mentioned in articles in this newsletter can be found at this URL -> Topics include: * Upcoming Obsidian Dome rally * Review of the rally at Unionville * President’s Ramblin’s * SNU history – 1980 Caravan * […]

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Sharing the campsite with a bunch of geologists

The SNU was expecting a nice quiet camping weekend out away from it all. The sheep were OK and interesting. The Summer Geology Field Camp was something else. At the University of Nevada, Reno, the geology majors put in an extensive hands-on geology experience in the field for six weeks. The students get up close […]

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Sheep

The sheep are visible in the canyons. On the way to the Unionville SNU Rally site there was a flock of sheep at the entrance to the canyon. Later in the day, an old, beat up RV went up the canyon past the Airstreams. That was the sheepherder moving camp. A bit later the flock […]

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