Monthly Archives: July 2011

July 8 Trip Summary

Final update for our Western Trip

Best purchases before trip

  • GMC truck  .. It would have difficult to tow with previous tow vehicle
  • XM Radio  ..  Prevented radio stations from fading
  • Canon T2I with 55-255 telephoto lens
  • Nikon P500 .. Camera has excellent telephoto lens ..
  • REI Camping Towels  .. soft, absorbant .. dried within a few hours

Summary of our expenses

  • Gas  $2006  ($975 May .. $1031 June)
  • Campgrounds  $1664  (state & private)
  • Food  $1568  (eating out)  $558 (groceries)   Total Food  $2128
  • Gifts/Clothing/Misc    $1547
  • Total Cost  $7346
  • Cheapest Gas  $3.46  (Sioux Falls)
  • Most Expensive  $4.15  (North Rim Grand Canyon)
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