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Unread 08-12-2012, 04:33 PM   #16
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Yeah afternoon would be best for me

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Unread 08-13-2012, 03:17 PM   #17
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I have been up there a few times, its a couple mile long trail, no real obstacles to speak of, but its very bumpy. Also, much of it is very tight for a jeep and there are mountainbikers and hikers on it. be sure to go SLOW and keep your music down so you can hear hikers and other trail users.

I will warn you, many hikers on that trail do not like that they allow vehicles back there, and will give you dirty looks. Be sure to Tread lightly and stay on the trail. When you get to the sign for the wilderness boundary and the last field, dont go any farther as there are not many places to turn around and the trail gets too narrow for vehicles.

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Unread 08-22-2012, 08:50 PM   #18
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I went last year with my son in his Xterra. It was stock at the time, but made it without any problems. There are a few places you can choose to "make" it more difficult.

I'll second the go slowly recommendation, there are hikers, but for the most part they are pleasant. Be respectful and you shouldn't have any problem. We got out to the turn around and I asked a couple of hikers where I-40 was......

I'd go back with my CJ.
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Unread 08-25-2012, 07:30 PM   #19
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Add me to the list I am defiantly game for a new trail… Plus have a new tj (well new to me) that I need to get out)..
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Unread 08-29-2012, 01:46 PM   #20
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would love to join, any plans so far as a meeting place and a set date?
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Unread 08-29-2012, 02:40 PM   #21
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I am off all weekend and would like to get out somewhere...
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Unread 09-10-2012, 05:39 PM   #22
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Hey everyone, sorry i made a thread and didnt follow thru i was in charlotte the past two weeks with the national guard, but if anyone is still interested in hitting this trail or any others let me know. I have a bit of wheelin to catch up on.
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Unread 09-10-2012, 07:14 PM   #23
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I'd like to go but I'm not off again until the 29-30 as far as weekends go. My work schedule has been all messed up from normal for the last few weeks. Not that you have to wait for me to go obviously.
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Unread 09-10-2012, 09:51 PM   #24
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My hopes of getting into wheeling soon are gone until I get the rust next to my leaf mount taken care of. If anyone local has the know-how and tools and would be willing to help me, let me know. http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f11/h...amage-1413520/
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Unread 09-22-2012, 08:30 PM   #25
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Anyone want to go tomorrow?
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Unread 09-23-2012, 06:29 PM   #26
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Lets get a trip up to do this.
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Unread 09-23-2012, 07:24 PM   #27
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Lets get a trip up to do this.
next weekend?
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Unread 09-24-2012, 05:31 AM   #28
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next weekend?
Cant next 2 weekends, Got a ride at Gulches in Laurens SC sat. An the next weekend there are 9 of us riding our Jeeps in the App St. Home coming parade. Maybe the next? Keep us posted.
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Unread 09-25-2012, 09:38 AM   #29
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We are actually going this Sunday the 30th!
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Unread 09-25-2012, 06:11 PM   #30
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We are actually going this Sunday the 30th!
Mind if i tagged along?
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