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Unread 06-17-2010, 06:04 PM   #16
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Great pictures, looks like it was an awesome trip, and you all had a great time.

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Unread 06-17-2010, 08:10 PM   #17
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Thanks for the pics, looks like a good time. Just about every weather condition for you too
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Unread 06-17-2010, 08:24 PM   #18
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I'm a bit jealous of the trip... It really looks like a good time. Maybe in a few years when the boys (2 and 4) are a bit older, we'll do a road trip. They do ok on local trails, but I think that 7 days straight in a loud xj is a bit much
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Unread 06-17-2010, 11:26 PM   #19
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Ouray, Colorado is the best for "scenic trails". July and August are the best times to go. We are retiring this year and hope to purchase an RV for full time living. Summers in Ouray and winters in South Texas.
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Unread 06-18-2010, 08:16 AM   #20
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Freak'in awesome pictures, I go to CO once a year to hunt, I may need to extend my trip and have some wheeling fun! Thanks for sharing the pictures, sweet LJ

Good luck with the future move if it works out.
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Unread 06-18-2010, 12:28 PM   #21
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Great pictures!!! What were the dates of your trip? More specifically, when were you in the Silverton area? We are going to be back there in about a month and are really looking forward to it.
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Unread 06-18-2010, 06:44 PM   #22
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Looks like a great trip! Beautiful pics and a nice Rubi.
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Unread 06-18-2010, 07:15 PM   #23
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Awesome pics. I'll be in both places again the last 2 weeks in July and I can't wait. Might send you a PM about the trails in Moab that you ran.
Thanks man, Feel free to ask me any questions about the trails we have run
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Unread 06-18-2010, 07:17 PM   #24
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Ah man it just pains me to see that picture. I drove that trail about 4 years ago. I was having the time of my life. But I got off to a late start due to a longer than expected hiking trip in the morning and it was about 3pm or 4pm when I left the town of Crystal. By about 5 or 6pm I still hadn't reached the Mill. I was probably going much slower than I needed to. In part because I had my 3 month old son in the back, in part because I was alone and inexperienced. Anyway, it was getting dark and it looked like it was going to rain (again). At that time I was driving my old 99 Sahara with half worn Wrangler GSAs that I just didn't trust in the rocks on those shelf roads in the rain, so I turned around. I think I was probably about 1/2 to 2/3s of the way there when I turned around. That is if I was still on the right trail. So now I feel defeated everytime I see a picture of the Mill. I so much wanted to see it. Some day when the kids are older I will get out there again. There are a lot more trails I would love to drive now. But that trail is the one that really got me hooked on Jeeping. I can skip the offroad parks. What I love is easy/moderate trails with fantastic views that the average tourist can't drive.

Your trip looks fantastic, I want to do everything you did. Your campsites are all awesome. Are you just in the National Forest somewhere or were those actual sites?
I am sure you will find your way back there someday. All of our campsites were designated sites. Hands down the best site was devil's kitchen in canyonlands. There are 4 sites and they all have crazy caves that incorporate each site.
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Unread 06-18-2010, 07:20 PM   #25
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Great pictures!!! What were the dates of your trip? More specifically, when were you in the Silverton area? We are going to be back there in about a month and are really looking forward to it.
We were there from the 13th to the 16th. You will love it. I know that if I could make a living there I would be moving in a second.

My first step of my job hunt went really well, so hopefully thinks will work out to get us up to Colorado for good
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Unread 06-19-2010, 08:01 AM   #26
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I am sure you will find your way back there someday. All of our campsites were designated sites. Hands down the best site was devil's kitchen in canyonlands. There are 4 sites and they all have crazy caves that incorporate each site.

Nice pics!

How do you like the Zodi extreme? Are you able to get a full shower on a onetime pump/pressurize of the cannister? I'm considering replacing my Hot-Tap style Zodi to eliminate the pump/batt's.

I thought that was Devils Kitchen, i have a reservation on Sept 9th, a friend found that camp years ago and he tells me it's his favorite that he's found so far.

Thanks for sharing... and good luck gaining employment there.
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Unread 06-19-2010, 03:48 PM   #27
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Nice pics!

How do you like the Zodi extreme? Are you able to get a full shower on a onetime pump/pressurize of the cannister? I'm considering replacing my Hot-Tap style Zodi to eliminate the pump/batt's.

I thought that was Devils Kitchen, i have a reservation on Sept 9th, a friend found that camp years ago and he tells me it's his favorite that he's found so far.

Thanks for sharing... and good luck gaining employment there.
The shower is great. I was able to get a good shower out of one tank of water. As for pressure, I run my CO2 setup so pressure stays constant. I just set the regulator to 20-40psi and enjoy the shower.


We stayed in campsite 3 at devils kitchen, and 4 seemed really cool too. Hands down the best campsite I have ever stayed at.
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Unread 06-20-2010, 12:26 PM   #28
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Have a thread on the Zodi mod?

Dont know what site we have at Devils Kitchen, i'll have to ask my bud.
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Unread 06-20-2010, 02:14 PM   #29
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Great looking trip. Thanks for sharing. I'm doing the ouray and surrounding trails next summer with my 2 kids. Cant wait.
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Did you camp around Crystal Mill? If so, any recommendations? I'm planning a trip to CO for this summer. Thanks...
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