Inland Crossing

A Vehicle-Based Adventure Project

Massacre Cave Overlook

Lt Antonio Narbona, leading a Spanish military expedition, fought a winter’s day battle against a group of Navajo in 1805. The Navajo people fortified themselves in a cave in Canyon del Muerto, a canyon within what is now the Canyon…
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Mummy Cave Overlook

Mummy Cave Overlook was our first stop along the north rim of Canyon de Chelly. Mummy Cave represents the largest ancient Puebloan village preserved in the Canyon. The village ruins, comprised of some 70 rooms, are situated about 300 feet…
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Canyon de Chelly National Monument

While the Grand Canyon is the first to come to mind when considering canyons to visit, there are others to consider when planning a trip to the southwest. I came across Canyon de Chelly on Google Maps while taking a…
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Low Tech Navigation – The Road Atlas

In a world of high-tech navigation options at one’s disposal, it’s often easy to overlook the need for a backup means of finding one’s way around. GPS in purpose-built devices, as well as in phones, tablets, and computers only go…
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K&N Air Filter

I’ve been using K&N air filters since the early eighties on my vehicles, and have found them to be a good value based on their re-useability, if not for their claims of superior filtration. While shopping for an air filter…
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Trailer Accessories

No camper is complete without an accompanying collection of accessories. Some are practical and necessary, while others might be comforts. I picked up some of each. Chocks for the wheels are on the necessary side – particularly with the large…
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Winch Isolator

When I first installed the synthetic rope onto the drum and wound it up on the bench I noticed that the hook didn’t exactly snugly mate against the hawse fairlead. Unable to tension it any further, the hook kind of…
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