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Have you ever wondered what -37 degrees feels like?

Well I can now tell you!! - day 24

sunny -37 °C
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Today is going to be a pretty lazy day. We are just driving from Craig, back to Fort Collins, finishing out 3,500 mile road trip. It was an extremely cold night, and never really warmed up during the day. When we woke up it was -37 degrees Celsius outside. Needless to say i was very glad we weren't camping anymore. Stepping outside was painful. As soon as we opened the door to outside, a huge stream of steam came flowing through the door. It was like opening a door to a freezer, but colder. Once you step outside, anything that had any moisture would almost instantly freeze. We packed up our room, and then packed the car. It was hard work, and very painful packing the car. We then tried to start the car to warm it up. It was so cold it wouldn't start. It took about 5 minutes of trying, before it finally started. We left it running for about 10 minutes before leaving, to try and warm it up. We then started our 4 hour drive back to Fort Collins. It was a really nice drive. It started going through some pine forrest hills.
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Then through some flat plains, with some huge mountains in the distance.
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Then into the mountains, and through some deep valleys.
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When we got to Fort Collins we emptied the car, dried out all our camping gear, and washed all our smelly clothes. We cooked a nice beef stir fry for dinner.

Posted by vansantjordan 15:07 Archived in USA Tagged mountains snow winter colorado holiday usa camping cold roadtrip craig freezing fortcollins -37

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