LON Convention Trip – July/August 2018


LEG ONE: NEW YORK TO SALT LAKE CITY


ENROUTE TO SLC: Left New York in the evening to arrive at SLC airport late at night, picked up the rental car and drove to a nearby hotel for the night. Tomorrow begins the adventure …


LEG TWO: SALT LAKE CITY TO MOAB


ENROUTE TO MOAB: Worked all day, first in the hotel, then in the local public library, and around 3pm started the journey to Maob …

ENROUTE TO MOAB: After leaving the urban traffic the journey was smooth, though skies were rather unsettled in the distance …

MOAB: I arrived after dark and took a few minutes to sit out on the terrace and enjoy the full moon …


LEG THREE: MOAB – Day 1


MOAB: In the morning I got to look outside a bit and really see where I am, nestled between the red rock walls in a quiet corner on the edge of town …

MOAB: After work I headed out to explore a route that I found in a pamphlet at Mary’s place. It was a driving route to see Indian pictographs and petroglyps around the area. The first one I went to was not far from the house, but was not so spectacular. But then, setting off along the Potash Road route I got to see some really cool ones …

MOAB: There was also this lizard on the same wall …

MOAB: I stopped off in a cafe to get some food before heading to Arches National Park to attend the evening ranger program talk. Heading into the park at that time there was not too much of a crowd and I did a bit of the scenic driving loop …

MOAB: I got to watch a beautiful sunset before attending the talk at Devil’s Garden …


LEG FOUR: MOAB – Day 2


MOAB: Got out for a fun day on some of the Moab Jeep trails with Twisted Jeep, starting on Metal Masher …


LEG FIVE: MOAB/GRAND JUNCTION – Day 3


GRAND JUNCTION, CO: Spent the day learning and refining skills out on the trail with Bill Burke around Grand Junction …


LEG SIX: MOAB – Day 4


MOAB, UT: Took a drive south of town to explore around the Needles …


LEG SEVEN: MOAB – Day 5


MOAB, UT: Headed north to Sego Canyon to explore …


LEG EIGHT: MOAB TO SLC


ENROUTE TO SALT LAKE CITY, UT: The desert along the way …


LEG NINE: LONCON18 – Day 1


LADIES OFFROAD NETWORK CONVENTION, SALT LAKE CITY, UT: Day one registration activities …


LEG TEN: LONCON18 – Day 2


LADIES OFFROAD NETWORK CONVENTION, SALT LAKE CITY, UT: Welding class on Day 2 …