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Old 05-12-2009, 07:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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CO/UT trip help?

Well May be headed to CO in late June. The in-laws have a ranch in Kremmling.. Well this year we may drive out instead of flying. If I we do drive I will deff take the jeep and have a few friends go out with us. I would like to try to make it to Moab for a few day if we are that close.

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Moab gets real hot by June, I was there a few years ago in June and it was 105 during the first week.
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Moab gets real hot by June, I was there a few years ago in June and it was 105 during the first week.
That sucks I was looking to go there in late june.
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i don't go out there between mid-may and late september.
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Old 05-14-2009, 10:10 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Too hot

I don't go to Moab between late May and mid Sept. The summers out here at low elevations really suck.(anything 7000 ft or less) I know people say the old thing.............."but it's a dry heat" yea.............so fucking hot and dry one can't even breathe.

Enough about that.

My suggestion would be to bring the jeep out but hit the higher passes etc. If you can get to the Telluride/Ouray/Silverton area there are some high mountain passes that are incredible. Not much rockcrawling up there but if you are driving the jeep out it is not set up for much of the harder rockcrawling areas in the state. Just my 2 cents.

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I don't go to Moab between late May and mid Sept. The summers out here at low elevations really suck.(anything 7000 ft or less) I know people say the old thing.............."but it's a dry heat" yea.............so fucking hot and dry one can't even breathe.

Enough about that.

My suggestion would be to bring the jeep out but hit the higher passes etc. If you can get to the Telluride/Ouray/Silverton area there are some high mountain passes that are incredible. Not much rockcrawling up there but if you are driving the jeep out it is not set up for much of the harder rockcrawling areas in the state. Just my 2 cents.

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Sorry, I just read the description of your rig. BRING IT!! Forget Moab. I enjoy the rockcrawling in Colorado more than Moab. THere is tons of good crawling in Co. Hit the Montrose Trails, Penrose, Beuna Vista, etc. Enjoy.
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If you do hit up moab and its a lil to hot. You can always make a quick jaunt up to Grand Junction and run 21 Road and Billing Canyon Jeep Trail. An youll even be close to Montrose if you wanted to hit up that area too!!!!
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There are two decent trails just out of Kremmling. trough and sidewinder.
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we have a local club (http://eaglecounty4x4.webs.com/forum.htm) if you want to hit Trough or Holy Cross. Give us a shout...
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Check out www.colorado4x4.org lots of guys here will show you around.
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Moab's not that bad in the summer, yeah its fawking hot, but its MOAB! I go there every summer in either June or July and have a blast. Wheel from morning till 3 or so (I take lots of ice water), then go hit the local swimming hole down by tater salad. Eat once its evening, hit the bar for a few coldies, then pass out till time to wheel again. I may be there at the end of june (25th or so for a couple of days), then I'll be back again in late August after i leave our cabin in South Fork, CO.
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Old 06-12-2009, 04:55 AM   #13 (permalink)
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If i was from GA. And close to moab in anything rock crawler i wouldnt care if it was 150 degres i would go play. If its to hotin the day go at knight its great. My 2 cents have a good trip.
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