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bill moore lake, empire, co

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by NYCO, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. Mar 4, 2011 at 6:27 PM
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    NYCO

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    found some pics from off-roading near empire, co up to bill moore lake...one of my favorite trails...here's some pics

    beginning of trail up old mining road..
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    then you get into more wooded sections of the trail
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    the trail then opens up when you get closer to tree line
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    and some run sections start to pop up
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  2. Mar 4, 2011 at 6:32 PM
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    Nice!

    I like that trail only been there once though, I plan on trying to run that sometime soon hopefully
     
  3. Mar 4, 2011 at 6:33 PM
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    I also like that trail. I went with ^^.
     
  4. Mar 4, 2011 at 6:38 PM
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    during the wet season this fills in nicely with mud
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    the lake that is surrounded by mountains...great place to get away
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    storms rolled in at that point
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    straight ahead is where the trail leads into the lake, you can see the snow fields in the distance that are next to the lake...

    some pics of the trail coming back out
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    i love my truck...
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    and back to the trails...
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    and some closing shots looking toward the divide
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    thanks for checking out the post...i'll see what else i can find for pics on the trail...great trail for slightly modified trucks and there are some features along the trail to offer a little more for those who want...snow sticks around there through july up high and can offer some fun snow riding, just dont travel alone because up high, trees are scarce to help pull you out...i'm usually always down to travel this trail if anyone would like to roll up there over the summer...
     
  5. Mar 4, 2011 at 6:44 PM
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    yea it's not a bad trail...definitely not a hard or technical trail but good to get out and run over sh!t while surrounded by great views...i usually run it 3-4 times a summer/fall...it's quite the change from spring time with snow up high to the wet season to dry summer and then transition to the fall with the leaf changes and colder weather/snow...

    how's the trails down in Co springs?
     
  6. Mar 4, 2011 at 6:46 PM
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    :woot: for spring time!
     
  7. Mar 4, 2011 at 6:49 PM
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    yea man, would be good to run this trail with the snow and a few more tacos to pull each other out of the deeper snow....some good trails up by you too jeff...i haven't had many chances to run up there but i heard montezuma area has some good trails
     
  8. Mar 4, 2011 at 6:51 PM
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    I was scouting a map and google earth last night drooling over all the trails up here. Its insane how many you can link. I will be out every day I have off when the snow goes away.

    Camping ftw
     
  9. Mar 4, 2011 at 6:58 PM
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    Sounds fun Jeff you should keep us posted
     
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    This is a yearly run and an awesome trail. You should take it from the Elephant Hill side. We have been up there when it was all muddy in near the top. Quite a challenge to get through but fun. I have to make sure to get there again this year. :D
     
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    All the Colorado Guys will be updated. I'm ready to go roaming.
     
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    Didn't see any camping spots at that lake, can you camp there?
     
  13. Mar 4, 2011 at 7:08 PM
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    Not sure. There are plenty of spots elsewhere though.
     
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    When Sean and I went there, some people had a camp set up there... Don't know if it's allowed..??
     
  15. Mar 4, 2011 at 7:24 PM
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    it doesn't look like set campsites up there but i dont see why you wouldnt be able to...i'd keep some distance from the lake and stream to keep any rangers happy, but seems like it'd be fair game IMO
     
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    Man I'm really anxious to go wheelin again! I sold my Jeep in Nov. and with the stock rugged trails on the Tacoma we haven't been out all winter. Hopefully we can get some good turnouts on some trail rides this summer.
     
  17. Mar 5, 2011 at 4:22 AM
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    Awesome scenery man. Thanks for the pics!
     
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