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Old 07-06-2003, 01:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Jeep XJ Cherokee Crawl in Tellico 7-9 to 7-12

It's too late to pre-register, but if you are an XJ/MJ owner with some spare time next week or weekend...come on out!

North American XJ Assoc.
Cherokee Crawl
Murphy (Upper Tellico ORV area) NC
July 10-12 2003

Come one, come all to the 5th Annual NAXJA Cherokee Crawl in the Upper Tellico ORV area. Where a bunch of guys, gals, kids, dogs, and XJs, get together to run the trails, hang out, visit local attractions and generally have fun. We invite all NAXJA members, XJ/MJ owners, and their family members to come out for some fun!

The trails in Tellico vary from bedtime prayers to snake-handling revivals. There are trails for stock XJs (although they ain't tame - you will need protection), and others that will test the mettle of the 38¨, dual lockers and winch crowd. This ain't nice dry rock. Oh sure, there are lots of rocks, but they are often surrounded by sweet, gooey TN/NC mud. At least the stream crossing will give you a chance to clean it out of your tires and brakes.

Event Schedule

Wed. 5pm -? Registration, safety check and Trail Assignments
at Crawford's Campground.

Thurs. 7am-9am Registration, safety check, and trail assignments
9am Rides begin leaving

Fri. 9am Rides begin leaving
6:30 p.m. Potluck meal and games at Crawford's Camp under the Pavillion
Sat 9am rides begin leaving
6:30 p.m. Group meal and raffle At Crawford's Camp under the pavillion. Awards will also be given out.

Event T-shirts
Youth sizes $16.00
S-XL $16.00
2XL -3XL $18.00
Extra decals $5.00
<EDIT> there will be limited #s of T's/decals available at the event.

Event Fee:
$15 per person includes Sat. night meal ticket, decal and 2 event
raffle tickets

USFS ORV Trail Fee:
$5.00 per vehicle, per day (self-pay when you enter the trails)

All NAXJA events require the following:
Front and rear tow points
Safety belts for driver and all passengers
Full size spare tire, jack and lug wrench
Tow strap (no metal hooks)
Fire extinguisher
First aid kit
CB (HIGHLY recommended)
Battery secured

Trails are rated for vehicles with stock, mild, and wild modifications. Realistically, you also ought to at least have tires with moderately aggressive ¨all terrain¨ tread and rocker protection, even for stock trails.

Transfer and gas skids
Rocker protection
Aggressive tires
Appropriate lift
Suitable trails 1,3 and 4
Mild ain't tame! You may get some scratches on 3 and 4

Mild stuff, plus
Rear locker
Light body damage possible
Suitable trails 4,5,6 and 8

Moderate stuff, plus
Front locker
Damage likely/ rollover possible
Suitable trails 2,9,11 and 12

NAXJA HQ and registration will be at Crawford's Campground. All non-trail events like the raffle and fine fellowship you've come to expect with the NAXJA members in attendance will be held at Crawford's Campground.

Crawford's Campground
P.O. Box 298
Murphy, NC 28906

Rates (per 2 people per site)
$18.50 for sites with water, electric, Table, trash can, and fire ring.
$6.50 Primitive sites
$6.00 per additional person
Full hookup sites available please call for price

From traffic light in middle of Murphy, go west on Tennessee St.-
Along Joe brown hwy. To flashing caution light, - turn right, go approx. 5.5 miles to intersection of Davis creek road and Beaverdam road. (Davis Creek road is the way up to Tellico ORV/Trail 1) take left road, which is Beaverdam road. Approx. 3.8 miles to large JEEP sign on right. Turn right cause you are here.


Green Cove (TN side) 423-253-2069
Mountain Vista Inn 828- 837-8880 Fax: 828-837-3034
Comfort Inn 800-228-5150 or 828-837-8030
Murphy Best Western 800-528-1234 or 828-837-3060
Mtn Vista Inn 828-837-8880
Cherokee Hills Lodge 800-3343905
Sunset Motel 828-837-5111
West Motel 828-837-2012
Holiday Inn Express 828 837-1111
Morris Motel 828 644-5143

Cottages/ Cabins
Bear Paw Resort 828-644-5743(d)/828-644-5767(e)
Pine Creek Cabins 828-837-4228/4486
River Cove Cabins 828-644-5979
Trout Cove Cabins 828-389-3584

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