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Old July 18th, 2013, 10:25 PM
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Smile planning trip to CA, OR WA

am planning on going to CA then up the coast OR to WA 600 miles off off road
would like to hit CO SLC aspen, etc . I have a month to do it......
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Old July 18th, 2013, 10:31 PM
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Start by shipping your vehicle out there and save a week driving!
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Old July 18th, 2013, 11:29 PM
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Where do you want to start in CA?
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Old July 18th, 2013, 11:31 PM
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Im partial to Astoria Oregon
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If you come through Portland (and like Bourbon) let me know...
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Old July 19th, 2013, 07:18 PM
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time frame is about 3 to 4 weeks on the road,,,
may take you guys up on the offers. don't want to do anything heavy wheeling more overlanding.
but I do have a winch sliders and some under carriage protection. was going to go with a RTT but pulled the rear seat and will make that the sleeping area

------ Follow up post added July 19th, 2013 11:18 PM ------

time frame is about 3 to 4 weeks on the road,,,
may take you guys up on the offers. don't want to do anything heavy wheeling more overlanding.
but I do have a winch sliders and some under carriage protection. was going to go with a RTT but pulled the rear seat and will make that the sleeping area

------ Follow up post added July 19th, 2013 11:20 PM ------

Neill, I was going to head down towards San Diego, but not sure ill have the time..
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Old July 19th, 2013, 07:26 PM
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Whichever way you go, its going to be awesome!
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Well if it's later this year all of California has some great stuff. You could do the Mojave Road east to west, stop at the Phone Booth and the Mailbox, then head up into the Sierras, Dusey-Ershim and the Shaver Lake area, Yosemite, Tahoe and the beginning of the Rubicon before it gets stupid hard, Mt. Lassen, and then over to Crater Lake in Oregon.

If you want the coastal route it's harder as its much more developed.
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Old July 19th, 2013, 07:50 PM
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Also if you end up needing anything in the desert or San Diego, there are lots of us crazy Rover Folk with tools, parts, and beer.
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Bend is fun, plenty of lakes and mountains and a bunch of good breweries. On the coast, Florence dunes and sand lake up by Tillamook are fun, in addition to the Tillamook state forest as Jeff said. Let me know if you make it to bend.
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north of aspen Red Stone Co. have a friend at base of mountains great trails great people. by the way if you want to make a few bucks i have a 110 pickup cab that needs a ride east
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We love Oregon. More to do there than you can pack into 10 days. Bend is a great area, and the Sisters area is a pretty drive. If you stop in SLC overnight PM me and I will send you in the right direction for beverages.
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Old July 28th, 2013, 08:59 PM
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ok headed off at 5 Monday morning hope to meet some people along the way . please email phone# if you want to be contacted.

only goal right now is CA then up to the Washington back country discovery route. but ALOT can change
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