Monthly Archives: October 2011

Come fly with me

Today Camphost Dave and I took a trip with Ranger Scott aboard the Big Bend park plane into the wild blue yonder. As a volunteer it is another perk of working here to get to fly with Scott who is … Continue reading

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South Rim

Today I went back to the South Rim for the third time because Molly really wanted to go there. We got a late start (9:00 am) but the weather is much cooler now (mid 70’s) so it didn’t matter. We … Continue reading

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Maple Canyon hike

I have been trying to figure out a way to get to the top of the ridge north of the Chisos Basin for some time. Yesterday I decided to try a new route up Maple Canyon which is 3 miles … Continue reading

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Casa Grande Peak

Well we finally climbed to the top of Casa Grande. It is the large steep peak that overlooks the Chisos Basin. We had been looking at it every day and wanted to climb it. There is no official trail due … Continue reading

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Chimneys Trail

Today Molly and I did 3 hikes. The original plan was to hike to the South Rim but Molly was not up to it. So off we went to the Chimneys trail which just basically travels across the desert to … Continue reading

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RV Problems

This week there weren’t any new adventures because of problems with my RV. I noticed water on the bathroom floor and saw that it came from the back of the toilet where the inlet water line is. After tightening the … Continue reading

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