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Unread 02-14-2011, 03:08 AM   #1
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Bay Area (SF / San Jose) Easy Trails?

Anyone know of any easy trails between San Francisco and San Jose, or as close to that as possible? Ideally unmaintained dirt roads that are legal to drive on.

I'm also interested in Jeep clubs in the area but need to upgrade my equipment first.


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Unread 02-14-2011, 12:49 PM   #2
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Hollister would be my first suggestion. I "think" it would be about an hour from SJ. There's a lot of clearly dirt trails and an offroad playground play it but always bring a buddy would can pull you out.
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Unread 02-17-2011, 10:32 PM   #3
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yea hollister is pretty much it around here. go to its a pretty dead site now, some of the guys are dicks but dont let it scare you away. kinda a hazing.
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Unread 02-17-2011, 11:43 PM   #4
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Carnegie SVRA is a good place to start out too. There are also some dirt roads up off hwy 17 and summit road.
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Unread 02-18-2011, 08:28 AM   #5
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Hollister is the closest to you, I would check it out for sure. There is suppose to be a scenic dirt road off hw 17 close to SC you can try looking up. Also try this web site may give you some roads
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Unread 02-19-2011, 12:00 AM   #6
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If you check out the norcal thread they're planning a trip to hollister March 12-13 I think.
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