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Old 05-21-2011, 05:48 PM   #1
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Tucson FR 143 report...

So I got off work early today and decided to take a run out to 4 peaks south of Tucson on FR 143 that I had seen on google earth.

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&sour...=UTF8&t=h&z=13

It was a fun road. Most of the road can be done in 2wd (a locker would help) but was much more fun in 4wd. There were a few very loose steep area, beautiful scenery. There are a ton of off shoots that look very harsh. I wanted to run a few of them but i didnt have any self recovery gear or anyone in case I broke. There were a few spots along a cliff edge that my rear tire was pushing debris over the side of the cliff. There is on spot I wasnt paying attention and did a little damage to my truck. Nothing major, you will see in the pics.

I think for the Tucson crowd this could be a good exploring place because there are TONS of random turn offs that appear to get very very technical.
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Old 05-21-2011, 07:56 PM   #2
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Here are some pics from my wheeling. Alot of fun

















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Old 05-21-2011, 09:02 PM   #3
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awesome pictures. How you liking Arizona so far?
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Old 05-21-2011, 09:06 PM   #4
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I am really liking it. I dont mind the heat (actually kinda like it) and I grey up in San Diego being a desert rat so I really do feel at home here. I am seriously considering buying a place down here since I am here so much, especially considering how cheap houses are right now.
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I am really liking it. I dont mind the heat (actually kinda like it) and I grey up in San Diego being a desert rat so I really do feel at home here. I am seriously considering buying a place down here since I am here so much, especially considering how cheap houses are right now.
Nice man. Where do you stay when you're in town? Friend? Family?
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I am a hotel junkie when I am in town right now. I work for Raytheon so me being here I am on "travel" so they pay for it. If I move down here it will be on me though. I normally stay in the north end of town. Marana, Oro valley area. I like it up this way.
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Great pics sir!

As far as the heat goes just wait about a month!
Thanks for the pics looks like a good trail to take.
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Great pics sir!

As far as the heat goes just wait about a month!
Thanks for the pics looks like a good trail to take.
Trust me, I am used to the heat. I spend alot of time working in the desert of Yuma and nothing Arizona can throw at me beats 135+ in full body armor of Iraq and the humidity of Afghanistan.

Thanks, I am looking forward to exploring more of the trails and roads off FR 143 but need a second person on some of the more extreme trails in case something goes wrong.
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Trust me, I am used to the heat. I spend alot of time working in the desert of Yuma and nothing Arizona can throw at me beats 135+ in full body armor of Iraq and the humidity of Afghanistan.

Thanks, I am looking forward to exploring more of the trails and roads off FR 143 but need a second person on some of the more extreme trails in case something goes wrong.
Yes indeed we only have hit 122 so fully loaded at 135 is way too hot for me!!!!!!!
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next time you go post in the az section a couple days ahead of time and m most likely there!
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next time you go post in the az section a couple days ahead of time and m most likely there!
I will definatly post up. There are a lot of side roads I want to explore. I probably wont post up any more potential wheeling until after I get back from Yuma. But after that its on. I have guy from work with a mild jeep that wants to hit the trails too.
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Old 05-27-2011, 10:56 AM   #13
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KYOU,
Lets do it... I am off saturday, sunday, monday with nothing to do.

Post upo here.. http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/ari...ml#post3230606
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