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Unread 11-12-2013, 04:26 PM   #1
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Any good trails with water crossings near San Diego?

Somewhat new to the San Diego area. Rainy season is coming up, looking for good trails that involve fun or challenging water crossings. Thanks for the tips!

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Unread 11-12-2013, 04:56 PM   #2
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Except for an occasional puddle there really aren't any water crossings.

If you are in the desert when it starts raining you should get to high ground immediately because of the danger of flash floods; those are no joke when they happen. There used to be a water crossing in Borrego Springs on Coyote Canyon but I understand the trail has been relocated.


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Coyote canyon a few years ago

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Unread 11-12-2013, 05:16 PM   #3
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just wait
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Unread 11-12-2013, 05:47 PM   #4
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Hmm, this may not last long.

Could end-up being a "One Touch" thing, Jeff.
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Unread 11-12-2013, 08:09 PM   #5
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Except for an occasional puddle there really aren't any water crossings.

If you are in the desert when it starts raining you should get to high ground immediately because of the danger of flash floods; those are no joke when they happen. There used to be a water crossing in Borrego Springs on Coyote Canyon but I understand the trail has been relocated.


Where did you move from?


Coyote canyon a few years ago


That jeep looks familiar first time I hanged out with you guys.
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Unread 11-12-2013, 08:13 PM   #6
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dont know the circumstance on that jeep cruising down that creek(roberto) but I wouldnt. That doesnt look like a temp water section. That's a habitat and fuel for the greenies to raise some serious brows.
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Unread 11-12-2013, 08:48 PM   #7
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dont know the circumstance on that jeep cruising down that creek(roberto) but I wouldnt. That doesnt look like a temp water section. That's a habitat and fuel for the greenies to raise some serious brows.
Believe it or not that was a legit part of the trail for years. But I have heard reports that it got all washed out this winter and redecorated.
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Unread 11-12-2013, 09:15 PM   #8
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Really~.... with the brushline it looks like a legit creek/fishing type area.... well then, I retract....
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Unread 11-12-2013, 09:36 PM   #9
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just wait
Kevin, that's on the road to CC right? Every time someone tries that they get stuck. Had this guy in a big F250 try that and got stuck up to his floor boards. Took three Jeeps linked together to pull him out of there. That spot is like quicksand when it get wet.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 07:59 AM   #10
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sure is... Not the worst stuck of my life but definetly the suckiest. I had to jump out in just my underwear (you can see my clothes on the rollbar) into super sharp, splintered ICED water up to my damn belly button and winch that tree about 60 ft away. Then as i was walking back in my drawers some chick in a cherokee came by and asked if i was ok. Not exactly in the most complimentary situation. I was like , IM GOOD GET OUT OF HERE!!! LOL . Then I had to drive the 40 miles home and got an ear ache.. it sucked!!!
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Unread 11-13-2013, 10:11 AM   #12
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wow that jeep looked so ... so.. VIRGIN... compared to now.
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Unread 11-13-2013, 10:23 AM   #13
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Feast your eyes on this unmolested beauty.

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Unread 11-13-2013, 10:35 AM   #14
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kinda makes me wanna post some REALLY old pics of my jeep throughout it's life.
BONE STOCK nov of 96
right out of the shop with new lift and tires pos teraflex SA lift.... March 97

mild lift and 32's summer of 97

Tomken bumper set up and a full cage 1999

about 13 yrs ago.

pretty much now...
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Unread 11-13-2013, 11:00 AM   #15
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What trail is that in the fourth pic? It looks really fun.
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