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Unread 11-29-2012, 09:08 AM   #1
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Wheeling in the Pines

I just bought my xj about 6 months ago took me till september to get all the work done to it that it needed. Im finally getting my 30" BFG A/T's put on next week (DD gotta get decent mpgs). Ive been to the pines once offroading, but fairly familiar to the area since we rented a cabin for a week annually in atsion on the lake. The last time i wound up on some private road and a piney chased me out literally. Wheres the best spot to go? I'm looking to go next weekend sometime. Ive been thinking of Apple pie hill and my friend who wheels his JK on 35s mentioned carranza road off of 206.

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Unread 11-29-2012, 10:32 AM   #2
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You can visit Apple Pie Hill, but
DO NOT GO UP
The signs are all gone but it is illegal on top and you will be fined if caught ;-)
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Unread 11-29-2012, 10:42 AM   #3
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yeah thats what i figured, i heard about all the trash and problems other people were causing..some people. anywhere else?
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Unread 11-30-2012, 11:42 AM   #4
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anyone?
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Unread 12-11-2012, 06:15 AM   #5
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the legal trails are tyhose that are on a map and do not have any signs posted up... but unfortunately alot of the signs do not stay up due to *******s.... For the most part though... if its a "named" trail on your gps or on google its legal to be on.
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Unread 12-11-2012, 03:57 PM   #6
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Just drove around and found some good trails, lotta puddles some too deep and had to turn around and detour
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Unread 12-11-2012, 07:11 PM   #7
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... lotta puddles some too deep and had to turn around and detour
Smart move, too cold to spend the night.

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the legal trails are tyhose that are on a map and do not have any signs posted up... but unfortunately alot of the signs do not stay up due to *******s....
And some have really big nails holding them on
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Unread 12-11-2012, 07:58 PM   #8
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I'm just stock on 30" a/t's there was a puddle that looked like a lake easily a couple hundred feet long,deep and no go around. the tires handled great though. didn't get stuck once
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Unread 12-13-2012, 04:35 PM   #9
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Those puddles can be very deceiving out there, some of the ones that look nasty are only a foot deep and some have nasty rutts...
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Unread 12-13-2012, 08:55 PM   #10
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Those puddles can be very deceiving out there, some of the ones that look nasty are only a foot deep and some have nasty rutts...
There was one that was only about a foot deep which I sank deep into
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Unread 12-14-2012, 11:44 AM   #11
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LEt me know next time you go!
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Unread 01-05-2013, 04:35 PM   #12
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That looks awesome. Im about 2 months before my IRO 3.5 inch lift so I am all stock right now but Seeing you guys stock looks pretty cool.
I do have a love for stock jeep offroading just because it teaches you common sense and the limits of the vehicle. A lift and tires gives people confidence and any new lifts are the ones that get stuck most.
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Unread 01-06-2013, 10:27 AM   #13
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LEt me know next time you go!
short notice i know but I'm headed out tomorrow morning since I'm on winter break
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Unread 01-06-2013, 11:57 PM   #14
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Wharton can be fun, but no way I'd take my new(ish) XK down there. Sure wish I had an old XJ or something to take out.
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Unread 01-07-2013, 03:32 PM   #15
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Wharton can be fun, but no way I'd take my new(ish) XK down there. Sure wish I had an old XJ or something to take out.
Shoulda bought a real jeep. Lol. I haven't found anything to write home about in Wharton but its fun to go cruze offroad. I'm more of a crawler
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