MAY 29, 2013 – Always Have a Back Up: Plans B & C

Posted: May 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

#1 on my bucket list…

Dweeb's Diatribe

The new desert megatrails in Nevada and Arizona are safely out of the range of my solo weekend excursions. But f0t0m0m’s Cadiz Cache4xing (CC4X) Series of 400, South of the Route 66 Shield was juuust within reach. And I couldn’t pass up the $32./night holiday weekend rate at the Days Inn (Barstow). After a late Friday arrival, I woke up early and drove 80 miles to the Kelbaker Road off ramp. Coincidentally, this is also the off ramp for the Route 66 Shield Series. More on that later.
Some new caches on Route 66 at Cadiz got me started.
Just as I thought that my Prius would’ve been OK here, the pavement ended at a railroad crossing and the CC4X series began.
This sign was a reminder that other cachers reported flat tires and getting stuck in sand.
Immediately the road was rocky. Most sections were very wide, enough…

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  1. Sounds like a great trip.

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