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Unread 05-04-2009, 09:13 AM   #1591
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The road/trail above the reservoir goes about a mile or so and dead ends in the canyon.
Im pretty sure the road goes all the way through up to cross the silver city road if you are willing to push through it. it gets quite hairy in the middle and youll get majorly scratched up, but we have made it all the way through there before and its quite a trail.

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Unread 05-04-2009, 09:14 AM   #1592
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The road we took was south of the Res. and is on BLM land - I'm petty sure the road you were thinking of is north of the Res...

EDIT: Here's the Lat/Long of the road we took.

43.12825,-116.482277
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Unread 05-04-2009, 09:25 AM   #1593
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Im pretty sure the road goes all the way through up to cross the silver city road if you are willing to push through it. it gets quite hairy in the middle and youll get majorly scratched up, but we have made it all the way through there before and its quite a trail.
I believe he's thinking about this road. It's the one that says Dead End on it along with Private Property.

43.139744,-116.491461
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Unread 05-04-2009, 03:48 PM   #1594
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I believe he's thinking about this road. It's the one that says Dead End on it along with Private Property.

43.139744,-116.491461
Gotcha- just checked that with my gps markings on google earth and i see what hes talking about.
we should make a crawling run up through that canyon when your XJ gets done and ive got my axle situation fixed up
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Unread 05-04-2009, 04:55 PM   #1595
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You guys are cheating. Using GPS points and maps and such. I am going off a description on the net and a really old memory.
Lots of places there to explore. I vaguely remember another trail that went farther and up towards the SC road.
Someday let's go to Fossil Butte area and I can show you some mild trails that you would enjoy, along with running portions of the Oregon trail. Before you say it Chili, I will. Yes, I ran that trail in a wagon as a youngster (Not that old yet).
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Unread 05-04-2009, 06:36 PM   #1596
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Gotcha- just checked that with my gps markings on google earth and i see what hes talking about.
we should make a crawling run up through that canyon when your XJ gets done and ive got my axle situation fixed up
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You guys are cheating. Using GPS points and maps and such. I am going off a description on the net and a really old memory.
Lots of places there to explore. I vaguely remember another trail that went farther and up towards the SC road.
Someday let's go to Fossil Butte area and I can show you some mild trails that you would enjoy, along with running portions of the Oregon trail. Before you say it Chili, I will. Yes, I ran that trail in a wagon as a youngster (Not that old yet).
I figured that was the road you were talking about. And are you sure dirt existed when you were a youngster

JPrestin - we'll definitely be taking a trip up that canyon when my XJ is done. It will definitely be done prior to you returning from AK in August and should (better) have a few runs on her by then too!
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Unread 05-04-2009, 07:41 PM   #1597
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Somebody had to be around to help God name it dirt!
BTW, the county will plow the main road into SC; the week prior to Memorial Day weekend.
The Idaho Hotel will open the Sat of Memorial Day weekend. Stop in there and look around, great place and wonderful pie homemade on a wood stove. Pat should open her gift shop that weekend, another great place to browse. Her husband is Paul Nettleton, owns Joyce ranch and most of the grazing land around Murphy. Good folks. He allows us to access many of the trails in the area throughout the SC area.
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Unread 05-05-2009, 09:59 AM   #1598
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Someday let's go to Fossil Butte area and I can show you some mild trails that you would enjoy, along with running portions of the Oregon trail. Before you say it Chili, I will. Yes, I ran that trail in a wagon as a youngster (Not that old yet).
That would be really cool! im on Expedition Portal too, and ive been watching some of the guys over there running parts of the Oregon Trail and it looks like alot of fun. The historical aspect of that would be really neat.

Is anybody else here on Expedition Portal? Just wondering as thats the direction im taking the TJ build.
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Unread 05-05-2009, 05:59 PM   #1599
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I am on it.
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Unread 05-05-2009, 08:11 PM   #1600
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Somebody had to be around to help God name it dirt!
BTW, the county will plow the main road into SC; the week prior to Memorial Day weekend.
The Idaho Hotel will open the Sat of Memorial Day weekend. Stop in there and look around, great place and wonderful pie homemade on a wood stove. Pat should open her gift shop that weekend, another great place to browse. Her husband is Paul Nettleton, owns Joyce ranch and most of the grazing land around Murphy. Good folks. He allows us to access many of the trails in the area throughout the SC area.
Yes, and I hear tales of hauntings.
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Unread 05-05-2009, 08:21 PM   #1601
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BRC action alert...

Here it is again folks. I'm asking all of you to please follow the link like last time and fill out and send this form. Apathy will be our undoing! It costs you no money and very little time.

http://www.sharetrails.org/rapid_response/

Also, if you aren't a member of a local or state club (which is perfectly fine) I strongly urge you to join either the Blue Ribbon Coalition or the United Four Wheel Drive Association. Seriously, we are seeing unprecidented attacks on our sport and areas are closing rapidly. Our little patch of the Owyhees is safe for now but the radical left wing has their sites on it guaranteed. Please, join one or both of the organizations listed if you do nothing else.

Like I said, you don't have to lift a finger so to speak and the cost is minimal, but you need to be counted. Numbers matter!

Thanks for hearing my rant guys. Take care.
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Unread 05-06-2009, 07:26 AM   #1602
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Thanks Griz, done.
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Unread 05-06-2009, 07:35 AM   #1603
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Thanks Griz, done.
X2 Thank you!!
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