|Trekking up the valley,
we were heading towards the
Tree Stand again, only from the opposite direction.
Up a long, steep, rocky trail where we once pulled a
Wrangler with a blown engine up - not too long ago.
This time we didn't have anything serious to
complain about. For a Friday the 13th weekend,
luck was on our side. Plenty of fun to be
had. Plenty of Pictures too. I can't
believe how many pictures Stephen took. That
took a while to edit all those. I thought I had
As Paul made his way back to camp, the toll of
another weekend and 40 years of rust caused the body
to sag enough to make contact between the steering
linkage and the bottom of the [new] radiator, putting
a small hole in it. Paul made it back to camp
but as the vital fluid leaked out into a bucket, Paul
was making funeral arrangements for this old CJ.
Plans are to bring it home and re-enforce the body to
the frame, which is in good shape. What happens
after that are still up in the air. There's talk
of an older Toyota Land Cruiser so the CJ may see
light duty after that.