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Unread 09-10-2008, 09:03 PM   #46
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okay, um, so does anyone in Colorado have a job opening for a slovenly Vegas bartender?

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Unread 09-11-2008, 11:05 AM   #47
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just curious...how built up does one's Jeep have to be to go somewhere like that? With recovery mods of corse...!
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Unread 09-11-2008, 11:17 AM   #48
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just curious...how built up does one's Jeep have to be to go somewhere like that? With recovery mods of corse...!
A stock jeep will do fine on most of the trails out there. My brother's TJ sport with a 2" lift on 33s and my friend's stock Rubicon did fine out there. A stock vehicle would just need to go a little slower and pick your lines more carefully. Black Bear Pass and Poughkeepsie Gulch are the only ones that you really might need some modifications. A couple inches of lift will help a little on Black Bear but is not necessary if you're careful or don't mind hitting the ground a little. Poughkeepsie Gulch is the real difficult trail where lockers and some lift help a lot. And if it's wet like in our case, a winch will be necessary to continue the trail. Hope that helps.
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Unread 09-13-2008, 12:38 PM   #49
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Had to take another look and give it bump....and a crawl.
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Golden Spike, Gold Bar Rim, Hell's Revenge (2), Baby Lion Back, Cliff Hanger, Moab Rim, Kane Creek Canyon, Strike Ravine

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Custom trunk Rokmen 1" Billet spacers JJ track bar Rokmen Adjustable Control Arms Currectlync Steering
Rokmen Trail Corners Metalcloak Overlines Kentrol Hood Latches JK Turn Signals Xenon 4" Flat Flares Hood Decal Duratracs
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Unread 09-14-2008, 05:49 PM   #50
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Wow great trip, thanks for sharing!!!
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Unread 09-18-2008, 09:09 PM   #51
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I couldn't resist.....bump...crawl.
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Golden Spike, Gold Bar Rim, Hell's Revenge (2), Baby Lion Back, Cliff Hanger, Moab Rim, Kane Creek Canyon, Strike Ravine

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Custom trunk Rokmen 1" Billet spacers JJ track bar Rokmen Adjustable Control Arms Currectlync Steering
Rokmen Trail Corners Metalcloak Overlines Kentrol Hood Latches JK Turn Signals Xenon 4" Flat Flares Hood Decal Duratracs
Derale Tranny Cooler DieHard Factor 55 Thimble Ten Factory Front Chromo Shafts

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Unread 09-19-2008, 06:03 AM   #52
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ONe of the most enjoyable threads I have read in a long time.


Thanks for sharing.
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Unread 09-21-2008, 10:39 AM   #53
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Awesome. Inspirational. Thank you.

I would love to drive out there but NJ is an eternity away. Any place rent jeeps out there?
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Unread 09-21-2008, 11:45 AM   #54
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Awesome. Inspirational. Thank you.

I would love to drive out there but NJ is an eternity away. Any place rent jeeps out there?
I know that Ouray and Silverton have Jeep Rental places. I am sure the same is true in Durango and Telluride.
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Unread 09-22-2008, 09:45 AM   #55
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Awesome. Inspirational. Thank you.

I would love to drive out there but NJ is an eternity away. Any place rent jeeps out there?
There's TONS of places to rent Jeeps in Ouray, which is right in the middle of that whole trail network. Just google "Oura, CO Jeep rentals" and you'll get a list of a bunch of them in the city.
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Unread 09-25-2008, 11:58 AM   #56
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Awesome pictures and sights....that house or whatever it is is sick up on top of the mountain.
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Unread 10-08-2008, 07:50 PM   #57
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I live in Alamosa, CO and have not done any of those trails. I have to get the CJ reliable first.
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Unread 11-11-2008, 09:18 AM   #58
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I will bump this thread, for the sheer beauty of the pics. It looks like an awesome time, for sho'.
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Unread 11-11-2008, 11:03 AM   #59
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Thanks for sharing these pics. This seems to be one awesome vacation. I wish I lived somwhere near trails like this.
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Unread 11-13-2008, 06:50 PM   #60
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truly amazing. the epitome of a jeep off-road adventure.
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