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Posted: 07/29/15 08:15pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

dakonthemountain wrote:

Were the videos of the truck the "worst" part of the road there? I would SO love to go there. Not with my 2wd dually and monster camper of course, but perhaps a tent and my Subaru Outback. I saw a Honda CRV in one video... was your wife driving separately from the truck, or someone waiting for you "get out of the way?" [emoticon]

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Yeah those are the worst parts. Thats the nice thing with such a huge rig, everybody quickly makes room for me [emoticon] the crv in the pic is a guy who parked there and hiked in. There was another crv at the lake that made it. We saw a subaru up there, chevy tahoe, ford rangers, xterra, several jeeps and a bunch of full size trucks. I doubt you would have any issues.


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It looked like having a longer wheelbase made it pretty tough. It's not the Rubicon but I thought it was pretty impressive to take a rig very similar to mine through there, I sure don't think I could do it.


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Anu,
It is difficult to have a bad time on he Leavitt Lake trail. You made it look easy. Yes, the kids will remember this one, and the many to come after.
Fine work here. The photography was excellent. The short vids make the trip come alive.
One of my goals is to be the last rig into Leavitt Lake before the first big snow. Who knows when that would be without checking the NWS website before going. A range would be from October 1st to October 28th for the first snow of any consequence in a NORMAL year. This being a strong El Nino year, all bets are off on the timing or the temp of the precip.
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Wonderful. Just great. Love the pictures, and the videos. Of the landscape and off-roading :-)

Thanks so much for taking us along,
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Posted: 07/30/15 07:29am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Great, just when I thought my bucket list could not get any bigger. GOT to do this one!! Thanks for posting a great TR!!


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finally time to reply

USAFBILL: My pleasure [emoticon]

hedge: Yes I agree, amazing place

Tiger4x4RV: Thanks, glad you came along

dakonthemountain: yeah I doubt a dually could get up there but it wasn't too bad. That is about as extreme as I would want to put my truck and camper in.

fpoole: yeah fossil falls was a pleasant surprise. When heading up the 395 we are always in a hurry to get to our destination we have always bypassed that area

profdant139: what a great area, I am sure you walking was much faster than me driving.

hedge: It wasn't too crazy, just careful wheel placement and of course I had to post the pictures of the "worst parts". 4 LOW, in Low gear was pretty much norm, but no casualties like jacks hitting, running boards s****es, etc.

jefe 4x4: you were right it was one great adventure. Thanks again. yeah I think the kids are hooked on truck camping [emoticon]

joerg68: your welcome

~DJ~: this place is well worth checking out and a truck and camper makes for one great adventure.

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You may have missed a great thing at Fossil Falls. There are petroglyphs all over the place, and some are very old. ( Think 12-16 THOUSAND years!)
Also, this was apparently a site that the paleo-indians, primarily the Kawaiisu, Shosone, Kitanamuk, Tubatulabel, and Piutes, used for a meeting, and chipping grounds. There are places where points, and s****ers are very common.
( DO NOT take them!, it is a federal offense if you get caught, and the fines can number in the thousands.)

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slickrock steve wrote:

You may have missed a great thing at Fossil Falls. There are petroglyphs all over the place, and some are very old. ( Think 12-16 THOUSAND years!)
Also, this was apparently a site that the paleo-indians, primarily the Kawaiisu, Shosone, Kitanamuk, Tubatulabel, and Piutes, used for a meeting, and chipping grounds. There are places where points, and s****ers are very common.
( DO NOT take them!, it is a federal offense if you get caught, and the fines can number in the thousands.)



I was wondering why there were tons of metates around
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Marvelous!





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Great stuff. Loving the location and the offroad action.

Steve.


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