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post #16 of 79 Old 09-21-2012, 10:47 AM
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Never been to R&V. What's the mud situation out there? Some of the pics on their website look like stuff I'd generally avoid.

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post #17 of 79 Old 09-21-2012, 10:56 AM Thread Starter
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I've seen some big rigs out there don't hit the mud pit

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post #18 of 79 Old 09-21-2012, 10:59 AM
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Is all that deep mud confined to a mud pit somewhere? Are the trails and what not pretty dry otherwise?
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post #19 of 79 Old 09-21-2012, 12:34 PM
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Is all that deep mud confined to a mud pit somewhere? Are the trails and what not pretty dry otherwise?
All the deep mud is confined to pits. There's mud on some trails, but it's usually avoidable. On trails where it isn't avoidable, you can just roll through it slowly without issue. Of course, this is somewhat dependent on the weather.

Bottom line, I wouldn't hesitate to go if you don't like mud. I don't like it either, but still have a great time when I go.

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post #20 of 79 Old 09-21-2012, 12:52 PM
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Thanks, that's basically what I was looking for. It sounds like the ORV trails; some tire-deep mud dependent on the weather.
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post #21 of 79 Old 09-21-2012, 01:03 PM
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Anyone from Grand Rapids area gonna try to make this trip?
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post #22 of 79 Old 09-21-2012, 01:27 PM Thread Starter
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With 3-5 other Jeeps oh well I'd you get stuck in mud well pull you out!

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post #23 of 79 Old 09-21-2012, 02:30 PM
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Anyone from Grand Rapids area gonna try to make this trip?
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Sorry, I'll be on my way to Moab.

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post #24 of 79 Old 09-21-2012, 06:51 PM
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Have to work that day otherwise I would go. Rocks and Valley's is awesome!

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post #25 of 79 Old 09-25-2012, 03:25 AM
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Who is planning on going this Sat Sept 29 to R&V about 10:30am? I plan on going but brother is up in the air yet, he is still looking for computer for his wrangler.
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post #26 of 79 Old 09-25-2012, 04:32 AM Thread Starter
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I'm in plus my uncle is going to come with his Jeep for a while.

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post #27 of 79 Old 09-25-2012, 04:44 AM Thread Starter
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Anyone else? Don't forget your flags

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post #28 of 79 Old 09-25-2012, 08:30 AM
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I and my father and my girlfriend going. my father is going in his red xj.

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post #29 of 79 Old 09-25-2012, 12:55 PM Thread Starter
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I and my father and my girlfriend going. my father is going in his red xj.
Are you bringing yours out too?

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post #30 of 79 Old 09-25-2012, 07:00 PM
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Are you bringing yours out too?
yeah i am going to bring my xj. my dad might not make the trip he is saying he cant afford to go since he is off of work due to knee surgery leave. but i am trying convince him to go. he is going to let me know by friday hopefully.

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