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post #1 of 11 Old 11-13-2012, 07:40 AM Thread Starter
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looking for new trail in So Cal

We do the Mojave trail 2 times a year looking for something where you need four wheel drive and thats around 100 to 150 miles any thoughts?

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post #2 of 11 Old 11-13-2012, 08:10 AM
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Your 125 miles from Johnson Valley. You might need 4wd there
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post #3 of 11 Old 11-13-2012, 08:12 AM
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I've heard nice things about this little place called Johnson Valley.

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post #4 of 11 Old 11-13-2012, 08:40 AM
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Obviously an over lander so JV won't be his cup of tea.

Try El Camino Del Diablo which runs east/west between Yuma and Ajo Arizona.

You can also run on the backside of Calico between Barstow and Vegas.

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post #5 of 11 Old 11-13-2012, 08:41 AM
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Big Bear... if that's not 4WD enough, then drive down the north side of the mountain to Johnson Valley.

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post #6 of 11 Old 11-14-2012, 03:30 PM Thread Starter
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off road trips

I have done JV and big bear I did not mean 100 to 150 miles from home I ment a trip that was 150 miles long off road
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post #7 of 11 Old 11-14-2012, 05:13 PM
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I make trips similar to what your talking about. Not many marked trails left that are that long so what I do is break out the map and pick a destination with as few roads to it as possible. I guess you could call my trips prospecting more then anything but when I'm off the beaten path I almost always need 4wd.
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post #8 of 11 Old 11-14-2012, 10:41 PM
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My wife & I just did 500miler with 156 miles off road with only 3mi of pavement in that 156. Up to Bishop and stayed the night. Next morning up Silver Canyon to the top of the Whites and down the other side on Crooked Creek Rd. Then to the Eureka Dunes for the Night. Up the next day the back way to Saline Valley Hot Springs for a bath before heading home out the South Pass. Could have made another night of it. Really enjoy those kind of trips.
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post #9 of 11 Old 11-15-2012, 10:54 AM
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Sounds like a good trip.
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post #10 of 11 Old 11-15-2012, 10:10 PM
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post #11 of 11 Old 11-23-2012, 10:51 PM
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Death Valley to Vegas . It's on my list to do this year.

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