Today we started off running the car through the Coconino Forest. We had a few problems from the start when the steam valve jammed open and we had to jump off, block the wheel, take off the seat and use a screwdriver to ping it back to the stop position. Basically, when that happens we lose control of the vehicle until it loses steam. It happened quite a few times. Luckily not through sections where we were going downhill on a badly rutted road. We also had a moment when I said that there was a funny noise…” […]
After a 1500 foot hike up the mountain trail, this is the reward. A mere summer trickle, but still some awesome geology.