Southwest Exploration—USnomads: FEB 2020 — part6


SOUTHWEST EXPLORATION: Day 6 — BEATTY TO DEATH VALLEY


Beatty, NV — 14 February 2020: Another cold morning and we went back to the diner for breakfast before packing up the Jeep and heading down to Pahrump for groceries on our way to Texas Springs campground in Death Valley …

Mesquite Springs, Death Valley, CA — 14 February 2020: Left Beatty in the morning and headed back to Pahrump for groceries and supplies then on into Death Valley. The Texas Springs campground was completely full, so we drove on up to Mesquite Springs which was the campground we were originally going to stay at anyway — we had only made the decision to go to Texas Springs instead because it was at a lower elevation and we didn’t want to be too cold at night. We were able to find a spot at Mesquite Springs and the whole campground was much nicer with more space between the sites and just more of a real “camping” feel to it. We picked a spot along the wash, and Niki had the idea to put our tent facing the Wash as opposed to facing the camp road, which was a good idea. We got all set up and settled in for the next few days …