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Unread 08-03-2011, 02:40 PM   #1
Dino03TJ
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Made it to CO!!

my family and I made it to BEAutiful CO this past sunday. I can not wait to get settled in and hit up the trails in these amazing mountains surrounding me! we are in Pueblo which is very nice, a huge resevoir to boat and fish in, the mountains are 25 minutes away, and the weather is great. I hope to catch up with some of you Jeepers in the near future, I am always ready to wheel, so make sure it is posted up and I will be looking for a trip. If anyone knows of any trails close to Pueblo, please let me know where they are so I can hit them up. Thanks!

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Unread 08-03-2011, 02:46 PM   #2
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My family and I are planning a trip to Colorado next summer. We don't have an exact date set yet, but I was planning to place a post here and in other forum sections to find others that may be interested in wheeling together, if they are in the same area of CO when we choose a specific date, time, and location.

I am currently fixing up my 2001 XJ to handle the long drive and the awesome trails that I intend to persue while we are in CO.

I can't wait to wheel in CO.
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Unread 08-03-2011, 03:14 PM   #3
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to bad your not farther up towards denver, hitting the trails tomorrow
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Unread 08-03-2011, 03:47 PM   #4
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gotta work tomorrow, but I am not at all against a trip to Denver area to wheel and meet some people. I am always off on Sunday's and usually Tuesday's as well. Just post up a trip heads up on here and I will hopefully catch you guys soon. Dino
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Unread 08-03-2011, 08:19 PM   #5
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Moved to the springs last december here, just joined the jeep clan recently here, so still learning the trails. Theres plenty all over, some up here, a few straight west of you. Theres a book you can get with some trails in it, think the publisher is a sponsor and posts here... funtreks.com.
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Unread 08-03-2011, 08:36 PM   #6
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Thanks man! i have found a killer site called traildamage.com also, TONS of trails listed, check it out.
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Unread 08-03-2011, 08:39 PM   #7
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Thanks man! i have found a killer site called traildamage.com also, TONS of trails listed, check it out.
traildamage is great for reviews but doesnt help with current openings, for that try www.bushducks.com
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Unread 08-03-2011, 10:15 PM   #8
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Thanks man! i have found a killer site called traildamage.com also, TONS of trails listed, check it out.
I took a look at traildamage.com also from someone's link. There is a lot of cool photos there and looked like pretty good info. Now that 2005X posted about the www.bushducks.com I am going to check that out.

I am looking for useful information about Colorado trails near Denver to plan our trip next summer.

Thank you.
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Unread 08-04-2011, 09:49 AM   #9
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I've got an Android phone, HTC Thunderbolt, and have installed a program called Backcountry PRO ($9.95). I've been d/l'ing the gps tracks from Traildamage.com and using them. Works great. Displays the track on maps from mytopo.com.

I've also imported a lot of the Google Earth .kml files from traildamage.com and am keeping a record of the trails I've completed. I'm slowly working on a table in MS Excel of all the trail ratings from traildamage.com - to give an idea of which trails are tougher than others (basically so I can determine which trails are more suitable for taking my wife along )

So far I've been focused on Clear Creek & Gilpin Counties.
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Unread 08-04-2011, 11:13 AM   #10
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I've got an Android phone, HTC Thunderbolt, and have installed a program called Backcountry PRO ($9.95). I've been d/l'ing the gps tracks from Traildamage.com and using them. Works great. Displays the track on maps from mytopo.com.

I've also imported a lot of the Google Earth .kml files from traildamage.com and am keeping a record of the trails I've completed. I'm slowly working on a table in MS Excel of all the trail ratings from traildamage.com - to give an idea of which trails are tougher than others (basically so I can determine which trails are more suitable for taking my wife along )

So far I've been focused on Clear Creek & Gilpin Counties.
i see you from henderson, thats like 1 mile from my house. 128th & quebec
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Unread 08-04-2011, 01:47 PM   #11
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Finally someone else from Pueblo
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Unread 08-04-2011, 05:11 PM   #12
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Finally someone else from Pueblo
are you out in Pueblo? i have seen a ton of Jeeps out and about but no one waving me down to wheel. do you wheel any trails around here at all? i need to hit some up and test out the new set-up on the Jeep.
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Unread 08-04-2011, 06:22 PM   #13
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2005X - I'm in River Oaks SE of 120th & 85 - I work at Schlumberger at the corner of 104th & 85 (where all the freakin construction is!) you can see Lucy (my Jeep) in the lot there.

We'll have to get together for a ride.
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Unread 08-04-2011, 06:36 PM   #14
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2005X - I'm in River Oaks SE of 120th & 85 - I work at Schlumberger at the corner of 104th & 85 (where all the freakin construction is!) you can see Lucy (my Jeep) in the lot there.

We'll have to get together for a ride.
Holy Cow!! I just looked at your photos - if the krawler is yours, I'm not goin' trail ridin with you!!
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Unread 08-04-2011, 07:08 PM   #15
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The trails I like to do around here are Eagle Rock, Chinaman Gulch, Medano Pass, Longwater Gulch, and Hackett Gulch. All are very fun.
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