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post #1 of 26 Old 09-19-2008, 07:34 AM Thread Starter
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Easy trails??? any suggestions (new to a Jeep)

i am very new as a Jeep Owner and I was curious if there is a list of real easy trails in the southern california area. You know, real beginner stuff. I just got my Wrangler!!

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post #2 of 26 Old 09-19-2008, 08:34 AM
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If you are really interested in easy trails, I would check out the forest service roads in your area. I also hear a lot about Borrego Springs area, but honest have not wheeled there...great to have you aboard as a new Jeep owner and one that wants to wheel...let us all know how it goes the first few times until you get the feel of it.

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easy trails go to the mall
I think there is a go around for the speed bumps

you can start exploring the mountains checking out your local area maps

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easy trails go to the mall
I think there is a go around for the speed bumps

you can start exploring the mountains checking out your local area maps
hey hahaha

thanks for the reply's, i'm going to start looking into it now
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post #6 of 26 Old 09-22-2008, 07:36 AM
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Hey Kurri, where are you located? Im willing to do some easy trails with ya, if your close. I'm out in Riverside.

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Yeah, what part of socal are you?
Hungry Valley has some easy stuff as well as some moderate stuff. It's a pretty good place to see what your new jeep and you are comfortable with. Also there is an area on the other side of the 5 fwy just south of Quail Lake that has a lot of real easy dirt roads.

There are also some easy trails up near mt wilson. Fire road type stuff.

If you are near L.A. / SFV I will do some easy trails with you.

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i am very new as a Jeep Owner and I was curious if there is a list of real easy trails in the southern california area. You know, real beginner stuff. I just got my Wrangler!!

Thanks!
Your profile does not have much info about you and your Jeep. Are you stock height, lifted, tires street or A/T, etc...?

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Hey Kurri, where are you located? Im willing to do some easy trails with ya, if your close. I'm out in Riverside.
I'm just south of you in Murrieta. There is a group in the Elsinore area that has easy, medium and difficult GTGs too.

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Rik, I really haven't done anything hard, just the easy trail stuff. But would like to go out with others on some harder stuff, just incase something happens. I'm always looken for someone to trail with, as long as I have nothing going on, im in..oh and if the wife lets me....lol
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Rik, I really haven't done anything hard, just the easy trail stuff. But would like to go out with others on some harder stuff, just incase something happens. I'm always looken for someone to trail with, as long as I have nothing going on, im in..oh and if the wife lets me....lol

I've gotta' finish my 8.8 and SYE swap, plus my 2.5 inch lift out and the 4 inch lift in so I can put my 33's on.
Then I'll be ready to rock and roll. Or roll on rocks.

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Rik, I really haven't done anything hard, just the easy trail stuff. But would like to go out with others on some harder stuff, just incase something happens. I'm always looken for someone to trail with, as long as I have nothing going on, im in..oh and if the wife lets me....lol
If you can get out wheeling without the signif. other.. You are golden.. lol


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check out this web site. I have found it very informative!

http://www.4x4trailmaps.com/

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check out my sig. our group has done a variety of wheeling events, from easy to moderate. someone mentioned hungry valley, and yes that is a fun place for a beginner. we just did that a few weeks ago, when i was still on stock setup.
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post #14 of 26 Old 09-24-2008, 11:53 PM Thread Starter
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Sorry I have not checked the boards in a while. I am in ventura county (camarillo to be exact). Probably not too close to everyone??

I have the unlimited sahara, its all stock for now - added some info on my profile
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post #15 of 26 Old 09-25-2008, 06:07 AM
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Yep just a lil too far Kurri.

MEinSoCal, I am planning on going to the Oct 11th run in Big Bear with your group. Hope to see you there.

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