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Alaska Trail/Day Drives

Discussion in 'Alaska' started by WingNut55, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. WingNut55

    WingNut55 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys anyone know of any good places to take a scenic drive with a stock truck? I drove up to Hatcher Pass last weekend to where the road is closed. This is my first year here in Alaska and I'm assuming that it will be a few more weeks before trails become snow free/passable.
     
  2. SnowroxKT

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    If you like :mudding: try Jims creek yet? iirc some guys were going to head out there or already did...
     
  3. WingNut55

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    I haven't been there yet. I might head over there this weekend.
     
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    hatchers has a few fun trails off of the road. But they are in the closed section of the road. Jims Creek is doable, but I don't like bringing my vehicles there in the spring. Too much water to cross for my liking.
     
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    Too much water is a problem almost everywhere right now...

    I really like beach driving down by clam gulch, just WATCH THE TIDE BOOK, and park up above high tide lines.

    But thats kinda far to drive.
     
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    lol yeah water is going to be an issue for a while this year...I've heard Petersville has some sweet trails as well. I went up one in Sutton last summer and it was fun. Its where the pic in my sig was taken. It was really an ATV trail though. I added a few custom pinstripes in the process :eek:
     
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    Sutton is tons of fun.
     
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    OK! We need a muddy trail day! I got my bumper replaced today from the hit and run. They washed my truck ( which is fine ). But they shined the shit out of my tires. MY TIRES!!! Ugh!!! I HATE people's shiny shiny tires!! Now I look like some rich asshole driving around! Soooooo, let's meet up and drive! Av8er? Let's do it! Lol
     
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    Went to Knik yesterday and played around a bit. Jim Creek was too crowded with ATVs for the spring clean up. I didn't want to get in the way, so I stayed closer to the old Glenn side. Was fairly fun. Even the wife enjoyed it.
     
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    I may have seen you on the Glenn coming back last night. 3 or 4 muddy toyotas passed me on the highway :eek:
     
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    Haha. Possibly. I drove back to Anchorage around 4ish. AV8ER and I are trying to get a meet up together soon. You should come.
     
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    Yeah I'd be down if I have the time and there is not a ton of mud involved haha. I hate cleaning that crap.
     
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    What's everyone up to this weekend? I'm down for a drive.
     
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    I would be done for a drive! just give me a shoutout!
     
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    Hey OP, we are both in Wasilla, and it's also my first year in AK, and my truck is pretty much stock too. Maybe we could go explore together, at least we'll be able to pull each other out if one gets stuck, lol
     
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    I'm going to be moving to fairbanks soon so i'll be down when i have the time to spare
     
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    I am atempting to orginize a day trip THIS weekend! (7/14/2012) All are welcome. The destination will be Hatchers Pass! If you whish to come a long just let me know!
     
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    Can stockers make it up those trails?
     
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    I might be up for the Hatchers Pass
     
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    Yes. I've gone up a few trails up there last summer and I'm stock other than slightly larger tires. It is an awesome drive. I was actually thinking of headed up there to sight in a rifle this weekend before I read this. I may have to do it now, lol.
     
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