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Superchargers Visited

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  1. Big Earl

    Big Earl Supporting Member

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    I’ve done Weston to Mt. Jackson and it was spectacular. I’ll have to give Weston to Staunton a go ... perhaps on the way back from Custer if timing and weather allow.

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  2. Darren S

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    I grew up in WV and just south of the Mason-Dixon Line and always enjoyed riding around the hills. I haven't yet done Weston-to-Staunton but have done Mt Jackson to Fredericksburg. It is still fun but certainly the mountains of central WV are the fun ones.

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    The map below are the drives I've done (per Teslafi tracking) and clearly I need to do some more WV mountain driving. That area is usually the first few hours after leaving on a trip or the last few hours returning so I'm typically trying to get a bit farther away before ending the night but one day I'll tackle the areas close to home.

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  3. tes-s

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    This was my route. Dropped my wife and mil at Newark Friday morning, then took the long way home.

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    Visited my alma mater. Seeing my dorm reminded me of why we chose that room. Blue is my window, red is a flat roof we used to hang out on. No railing and the drinking age was 18, what could go wrong? I'm sure that "terrace" has been used by students for 100 years. There is another flat roof on the other side of the peak - and you can just make out the top of the window we went through to get to the roof.

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    Finally, a photo of the view from my room up the hill to campus (taken from the ground).

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  4. bmah

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    I so need to retire.

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    dgpcolorado high altitude member

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  6. Big Earl

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    Correction: that was Weston to Strasburg. I’ve yet to visit Mt. Jackson, but I can pick it up if I do the Weston to Staunton leg on the way home.
     
  7. StefanSarzio

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    Did a small road trip to Amsterdam this weekend. Added five SuCs to my list.

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  8. Darren S

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    @StefanSarzio, can you actually list out the superchargers that you visited so someone can update your list if needed? I see 7 possible superchargers on that map and don't know which 5 you visited.
     
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  9. Half Dollar Bill

    Half Dollar Bill Traveller, teacher, poet, accountant

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    I hear California has great weather and a TON of superchargers ;)
     
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  10. theflyer

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    Where were you able to get so close to a wind turbine for that photo? I'd love to get that shot.
     
  11. Big Earl

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    If you navigate from the Weston Supercharger to the Strasburg Supercharger, you’ll find it. Lots of great photo ops along the route.

    That particular picture was taken here:
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    You can hike down the wind turbine access road. The sound of them spinning and the blade tips cutting through the air is interesting.
     
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  12. theflyer

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    Thanks. I've driven that route. It is beautiful. Didn't realize you could get so close to the turbines there.
     
  13. Bighorn

    Bighorn Top Supercharger

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    I hope you don’t get cancer now;)
     
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  14. Big Earl

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    Yep, you can pull right up to the gate that blocks the access road, as seen in my picture. I'm a mere 100 feet from the base of the turbine in that picture, which is about as close as you can get to one with a car with in most parts of the country (short of driving through a farmer's field). I've come across a few others where you can get closer, but the view isn't as nice.
     
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  17. PLUS EV

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    You're gonna be pissed when they open a new supercharger in Campbell River and you have to go back!
     
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  18. theflyer

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    Was the ground littered with dead birds? I heard we can't do wind because they kill all the birds. :(o_O
     
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  19. Big Earl

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    Picked up Parkersburg, WV this evening. Nice little 6-stall just off US-50. Off to Madison, WI tomorrow!
     
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  20. StefanSarzio

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    Sorry for not being clear. I meant to say that I already entered them into the spreadsheet.

    They are: Apeldoorn, Badhoevedorp, Leiderdorp, Gouda and Bunnik
     
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