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Old July 20th, 2005, 01:40 PM
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CO and UT guys!

Heading out West from NYC. Heading towards MOab but am going to spend some time in Colorado. I should be out in colorado (if nothing breaks) on the 16th. of august. My plan was to hit Webster Pass and Redcone on the 16th. On the 17th I was going to do Holy Cross and Wheeler Lake. I know the double trail is a bit ambitious but if it's possible then i'll go for it. I would prefer to not drive these trails alone especially the ones on the 17th so if there is anyone around the might be able to go, please let me know. I have never been on either of these trails and would benefit greatly from someone who has driven them before. As for MOab, So far I had planned on Hells Revenge, Metal Masher and a few others but nothing set in stone. If anyone wants to do some wheeling during this time please let me know. As of right now it's just me and the woman. (maybe the dog too)
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Old July 22nd, 2005, 10:34 AM
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As of right now it's just me and the woman. (maybe the dog too)
You shouldn't talk about your dog like that!

I did Holly Cross a few weeks ago with Yousef, JP and Jabber. Do not drive this trail alone. It is one of the toughest I have ever run. JP drives it alot, but he has one of the best set up Defenders I have seen.

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Old July 25th, 2005, 12:30 AM
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Hopefully I will find someone to go with. Do you know if there are any guide services or anything out there? ALso, what made the trail so tough, certain obstacles or the whole thing in general?
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Old August 7th, 2005, 06:39 PM
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Lots of carnage on the day the Rally ran it, don't try it alone.
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Old August 7th, 2005, 09:39 PM
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Here are some pictures Holy X during our scouting trip

Red ST - JP
Yellow ST Kristy and Yousef
Black ST Jabber
Green SW Me

Pictures cannot do this trail justice as to how hard it really is.
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Old August 8th, 2005, 09:58 AM
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Yeah, I can see were someone might rack up some carnage from those pictures. What did you break? TOo bad, all the defender owners in Colorado and nobody seems to be free. I hope i'm don't have to stoop to the point of posting on a Jeep board...
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Old August 10th, 2005, 10:51 PM
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TOo bad, all the defender owners in Colorado and nobody seems to be free.
My Guess is that most of us work for a living and just burned vacation on the Rally. Weekends are always better to find trail buddies.

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I hope i'm don't have to stoop to the point of posting on a Jeep board...
Knock yourself out! There are alot of built Jeeps out here. Many just may leave you hanging on a rock somewhere.
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Old August 11th, 2005, 12:21 AM
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ehh work who needs it. I did investment banking all this summer and sometimes i found myself thinking that watching grass grow had more intellectual stimulation than that. One of my bosses had a defender 110 and he didn't even know what off-road driving was. I mean is that not self explanatory? As for Jeeps leaving me hanging? Not a problem, most of the time when i get myself stuck i'm soo stuck that only my winch and some elaborate rigging system gets me out not another can and certainly not a little CJ or something
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