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Unread 10-15-2012, 10:57 AM   #76
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It'll be good though. I've not been wheeling all summer (to hot, I'm weak, haha!), accept for a few dirt roads in the Willys. Can't wait!

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Unread 10-15-2012, 10:59 AM   #77
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yeah this will be my first real trail in CA.. should be interesting.
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Unread 10-15-2012, 11:07 AM   #78
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yeah this will be my first real trail in CA.. should be interesting.
beats doing "C" list commercials anyday.
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Unread 10-15-2012, 11:09 AM   #79
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that commercial doesnt belong on any list
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Unread 10-15-2012, 12:28 PM   #80
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So how far is the beginning of the trail from the end of the trail (by paved road)?

If I bring my kids, I might tow the Jeep behind the Suburban so they can sleep while I drive. So I'm wondering where I'd leave the Suburban and how far away we'd end up.
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Unread 10-15-2012, 12:31 PM   #81
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Look - I'm on the list twice. Does that mean I get two tries at each obstacle?

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Well, 95 - I get two spots in line.
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Unread 10-15-2012, 12:48 PM   #82
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So how far is the beginning of the trail from the end of the trail (by paved road)?

If I bring my kids, I might tow the Jeep behind the Suburban so they can sleep while I drive. So I'm wondering where I'd leave the Suburban and how far away we'd end up.
It depends where we plan on coming out at the end of the trail. Or if we do the trail backwards and come out where we went in if that makes any sense.

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Unread 10-15-2012, 12:48 PM   #83
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Yeh I just noticed that. I'm still unsure where they
Turn off is for nightmare gulch but I guess with all thirty jeeps going one of us should know lol. And just to be clear we're meeting up at the trailhead off of garlock road correct?

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If anyone is interested, I found a GPS track showing Last Chance Canyon and Nightmare Gulch: http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1386766
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Unread 10-15-2012, 01:01 PM   #84
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Nice, I'm sure someone has a GPS
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Unread 10-15-2012, 01:02 PM   #85
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It depends where we plan on coming out at the end of the trail. Or if we do the trail backwards and come out where we went in if that makes any sense.

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Maybe I'll drop the Suburban in Mojave, so I don't have to backtrack.

Where do you guys gas up before hitting the trailhead?
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Unread 10-15-2012, 01:04 PM   #86
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Maybe I'll drop the Suburban in Mojave, so I don't have to backtrack.

Where do you guys gas up before hitting the trailhead?
umm usually anywhere that has gas.....would be my guess...
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Unread 10-15-2012, 01:05 PM   #87
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Unread 10-15-2012, 01:33 PM   #88
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umm usually anywhere that has gas.....would be my guess...
You don't say...

I usually like to start a trail run with a full tank, so I try to find a nearby station just before the trailhead. I should have asked if Mojave is the last stop for gas on the the way there. Looking at the map, it looks like it is...
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Unread 10-15-2012, 01:35 PM   #89
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You can get gas in Mojave. You could drop the burb off closer to where we'll be wheeling. There's a store right on 14 near Jawbone. Can't remember if the store is before, or after your turn for the Garlock cuttoff? Should be safe there though. Then you could meet us at the trail head?
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Unread 10-15-2012, 01:38 PM   #90
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I'll probably top off at Karamer junction, worked last time. If the gas station is open at Red Mountain I may top it off there again just to be safe. I'm not packing a fuel can anymore. I cut the brackets off for it.
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