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Unread 04-29-2015, 11:02 PM   #1
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For those that have done the Dusy

I want to do the Dusy but only have a weekend, is it possibly to do the entire trail should I only do a portion of the trail. I don't want to rush it and risk a breakdown so I have no problem doing a portion. I could arrive mid day on Friday but would need to be back in the Bay Area by Sunday evening, is this possible ?

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Unread 05-08-2015, 03:06 PM   #2
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Possible, but not advisable. Unless you like hauling *** through trails, might be your thing, dunno. Will you have other rigs with you? It's not advisable to go by yourself, especially if you're new to the trail. It's a WHOLE lot of tail. I've rode with people on a pace that would put us through the trail in two days, it's pretty hard on the body getting tossed back and forth like that.

The most I've done in a day in my rig is 14 miles. The thing to do might be to go and see what happens. If you're not making the pace needed to get through, turn around. It's so much trail that it's common to make plans as you go.
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If you have a capable built rig it can be done in 2 days if you move at a quick pace. Certainly not my thing.
That is NOT counting getting there. Extra gas is needed to do the whole trail.
On the other hand... you can do the north route and just go to Ershim and back. Or take the south route and just go to Thomson lake and back. The trail is 33 miles one way!
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If you were to pick one north or south which would you choose ?
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If you were to pick one north or south which would you choose ?
Tough choice. Both are very challenging and both have different scenery and obstacle's. But I do believe north to Ershim can be done faster than the other way... so I'd choose that one. If fact, if I can get a couple of my Jeep buddy's to join, I may do that later in the summer.
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If you were to pick one north or south which would you choose ?
They're both worth doing. So the question is which one first, toss a coin. I've done it both directions, the difficulty isn't much different one way versus the other way. One thing to consider if you go during peak usage times is going against the flow you could have long waits for rigs to pass, more rigs start at Courtright.
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