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Unread 02-27-2013, 09:47 AM   #16
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Agree with Redmanchew, and add the following. The trails and bypasses around obstacles don't necessarily keep you away from the trees. Some trails are still pretty tight. The brush is a never ending battle. There are plenty of trail sections with no brush at all and sections where it seems to close in on you at times. Send me a PM if you would like to discuss further and get more info.

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Unread 02-27-2013, 09:57 AM   #17
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Guys I'm thinking of heading up from Greensboro and was wondering about lodging. Should we stay in Lynchburg or what would you recommend? Do people camp or stay, or just drive home? Also, is there the ability to do just some trail riding and light wheeling? I was checking out some YouTube vids and I'm really not wanting to do any body damage on a tree. Not being a puss but my jeep is brand freakin new and I want to use it but not tear it up ya know. Im also new to this so im pretty green. Looks like a good time. Thanks in advance
I'll be camping! My wife and I looked into some of the bed and breakfast options because she isn't keen on the whole camping idea but they were all around $100 per night with two night minimum. Camping didn't sound too bad after seeing that and Lynchburg was a little further away than I would have liked.

As previously stated, there are bypasses you can use on the things you don't want to run. CJ-5 hill doesn't look that bad so I don't think you have any thing to worry about. If you are worried about stuff like underbrush, just put on a good coat of wax before the run to help minimize potential mishaps. Washing it up afterwards will be a bit easier as well. Your not being a puss by trying to avoid body damage. Mine isn't brand new and I don't want body damage either (however, if it happens I'll be mad at myself for a bit and use it as an excuse to do something else to the Jeep ) I don't think anyone is going to criticize you for not wanting to tear a brand new rig up.

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Unread 02-27-2013, 12:00 PM   #18
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Sounds good guys. I appreciate the feedback. I'm having my wife hook up someone to watch the dog and as soon as that's done I'll grab a ticket. Looking forward to it!
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Unread 02-27-2013, 01:03 PM   #19
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awesome hope to see you there!!!!! shoot me a PM when we get a little closer and we can swap info.....
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To reiterate for the 1,067th time, when towing...
remove rear axle, xfer in N, trans in 5th, remove neg batt cable, key to Run and go??
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Unread 02-27-2013, 01:54 PM   #20
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Will do.
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Unread 03-02-2013, 09:20 AM   #21
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Guys I'm thinking of heading up from Greensboro and was wondering about lodging. Should we stay in Lynchburg or what would you recommend? Do people camp or stay, or just drive home? Also, is there the ability to do just some trail riding and light wheeling? I was checking out some YouTube vids and I'm really not wanting to do any body damage on a tree. Not being a puss but my jeep is brand freakin new and I want to use it but not tear it up ya know. Im also new to this so im pretty green. Looks like a good time. Thanks in advance
The Amherst inn is not all that bad to stay at thats where i always stay and its about 15 min from the staging area. I believe its around 50 bucks a night and there are good restaurants nearby in town
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Unread 03-02-2013, 09:21 AM   #22
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Unread 03-02-2013, 02:32 PM   #23
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Yeah I just got my ticket and started looking for places to stay. I used to go up to UVA quite a bit on 29 and there's not too much between Lynchburg and Charlottesville. My wife will stay in a motel if its clean. I would rather camp but she's gonna want a hot shower and bed.
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Unread 03-04-2013, 09:59 AM   #24
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Charlottesville is about 45 minutes north on 29. Personally, I'd prefer that over Lynchburg, if there's no place in Lovingston. It's always a blast at Oak Ridge, and the primitive tent city is always fun and well behaved!
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Unread 03-11-2013, 11:43 AM   #25
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To reiterate for the 1,067th time, when towing...
remove rear axle, xfer in N, trans in 5th, remove neg batt cable, key to Run and go??
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Unread 03-12-2013, 09:01 PM   #26
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Unread 03-18-2013, 06:42 AM   #27
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9 tickets left!

If your one who waits until the last minute to register...Don't!!!

Almost sold out!

See ya all out there!!!
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remove rear axle, xfer in N, trans in 5th, remove neg batt cable, key to Run and go??
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Unread 03-18-2013, 10:05 AM   #28
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As of this morning (3/18):
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If your a slacker, GET ON IT! You won't regret it!
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Unread 03-18-2013, 09:07 PM   #29
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Got the last ticket! Looking forward to it. Even though I am local I hope for good weather for camping. That is the best part. Nothing beets hanging out with like minded folks and shooting the bull.
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Unread 03-19-2013, 03:51 AM   #30
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That's right, sold out!
I hope everyone one enjoys this years event!
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