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Unread 10-15-2012, 01:39 PM   #91
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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, 01:41 PM   #92
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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?
the trail doesn't really loop around so if you're ok with going back thru the whole trail again to get back to the suburban......am i correct in saying that gary? he would have to go back thru the whole trail to get back to it?
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Unread 10-15-2012, 01:48 PM   #93
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OK here is what I can add to the conversation regarding gas.

On hwy 14 at Jawbone Canyon is the, wait for it, Jawbone Canyon Store. The store is before the Randsburg/Garlock turn off. You could park the burb outside of the fence and be just fine. They do sell fuel and it is spendy.
On hwy 395 in Johannesburg is another gas station and you can park there as well.

Hope this helps!

OOPPSS forgot this, When you come out of Nightmare you will be right at hwy 14, hang a left and your headed back towards LA, continue straight for LA or go left on Randsburg/Garlock road and take it back to hwy 395.
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Unread 10-15-2012, 01:51 PM   #94
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Haven't been on Nightmare gulch myself but from putting around the area some I figured he could grab a trail shooting North like I did last time? I'm cool with coming back out the same way we go in though. Do you remember where the trail lets out? Does it come out on 14? If it does we could just as easy take 14 back to the Garlock cuttoff?

I may take the toy hauler out there in Feb when Mojave Dave goes? I've heard of more trails in that area, including one that starts north of the 14 and goes over the mountain into Kernville area.
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Unread 10-15-2012, 01:53 PM   #95
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OK here is what I can add to the conversation regarding gas.

On hwy 14 at Jawbone Canyon is the, wait for it, Jawbone Canyon Store. The store is before the Randsburg/Garlock turn off. You could park the burb outside of the fence and be just fine. The do sell fuel and it is spendy.
On hwy 395 in Johannesburg is another gas station and you can park there as well.

Hope this helps!

OOPPSS forgot this, When you come out of Nightmare you will be right at hwy 14, hang a left and your headed back towards LA, continue straight for LA or go left on Randsburg/Garlock road and take it back to hwy 395.
Thanks thats what I had thought. I was typing my last post while you were posting.
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Unread 10-15-2012, 01:54 PM   #96
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Thanks thats what I had thought. I was typing my last post while you were posting.
Posting hell, I edited it 3 times! Kept forgetting something.
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Unread 10-15-2012, 01:55 PM   #97
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I do the same thing.
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Unread 10-15-2012, 02:01 PM   #98
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NBMgreg....you have rocker guards?
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Unread 10-15-2012, 02:02 PM   #99
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uh oh you're screwed.... you got a cb?....
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Unread 10-15-2012, 02:04 PM   #100
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uh oh you're screwed.... you got a cb?....
are you serious or just messing around? i thought there were bypasses on each obstacle? i'm not going to push my luck with my DD, but i'm not going to bypass everything either lol.

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Unread 10-15-2012, 02:08 PM   #101
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You'll be ok,he's messing with you. If a obstacle looks like it could do damage just go around it. Nothing wrong with that. However you should put rock sliders at the top of your list.
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Unread 10-15-2012, 02:13 PM   #102
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OK for those of you who have NOT been thru LLC and NMG here is a little something to wet your appetite. I did this same run back in September with a group from the Wrangler forum. A good time was had by all!

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f55/sep...175685-13.html

The pics and videos after the run start on page 13, enjoy!
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Unread 10-15-2012, 02:17 PM   #103
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this is one of the easier obstacles:




......no bypasses for this one....say goodbye to your daily driver......Mr. Hollywood.
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Unread 10-15-2012, 02:19 PM   #104
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sure thing mr. ridgecrest
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Unread 10-15-2012, 02:21 PM   #105
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Where is that obstacle Chris? Anywhere close?
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