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Charlou Gap attempt in Prerunner

Discussion in 'Arizona' started by NelsonTacoma, Aug 18, 2012.

  1. Aug 18, 2012 at 8:42 PM
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    NelsonTacoma

    NelsonTacoma [OP] This is my derpawayinator!!!!!

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  2. Aug 18, 2012 at 9:27 PM
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    extremachn1

    extremachn1 I am an asshole, deal with it!

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    Why didnt you post this up, I would have gladly gone out the Charlou, I didnt even know this was out our way? How hard was the run? You need to show me this place...
     
  3. Aug 18, 2012 at 9:36 PM
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    Sublime

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    Nice man, it's not as hard as it used to be since they bull bozed the spot but how far back did you make it? Did you go from Oracle or the front way? Still want to check that out soon.....we should plan something for next month?
     
  4. Aug 18, 2012 at 9:39 PM
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    extremachn1

    extremachn1 I am an asshole, deal with it!

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    Yea, I have been reading that the dozed it a while back. WTF is with them dozing all of the offroad areas.
     
  5. Aug 19, 2012 at 7:40 AM
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    NelsonTacoma

    NelsonTacoma [OP] This is my derpawayinator!!!!!

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    I went with some guys from my work and it was a last minute thing. They invited me on Friday at the end of the day.

    Here's the GPS coordinates I got off the AZFJ forum.

    Catalina Side
    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=...521378,-110.883529&spn=0.008775,0.019312&z=16

    Oracle Side
    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=...0.77491&spn=0.008767,0.019312&z=16&iwloc=addr

    We started from Catalina. It's not that hard especially for a 4WD. But we only made it that sign that says 4WD required, which is basically where all the boulder crawling starts, which is a big problem for 2WD. Plus we had a stock Jeep Cherokee on street tires with us as well, double handicap.

    Yeah, I was looking at a lot of the local forums and they all had posted pictures of the bulldozing work but those pictures are old and the trail is still pretty rough.
     
  6. Aug 19, 2012 at 7:48 AM
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    NelsonTacoma [OP] This is my derpawayinator!!!!!

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    This one of the cool obstacles they bulldozed.

    Before
    [​IMG]

    After
    [​IMG]

    This is how it looks when I went yesterday.

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Aug 20, 2012 at 12:27 AM
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    Shit, it's getting rutted out again!
     
  8. Aug 20, 2012 at 10:23 AM
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    I still want to run this sometime
     
  9. Aug 20, 2012 at 11:02 AM
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    I am definitely down to run this.
     
  10. Aug 20, 2012 at 5:19 PM
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  11. Aug 20, 2012 at 8:24 PM
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    It's an awesome trail. Just no Prerunners :anonymous:
     
  12. Aug 20, 2012 at 10:12 PM
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    Well it's a good thing I'm locked, 4x4 and a-trac for front/rear with KM2's and all armor ;)
     
  13. Aug 20, 2012 at 10:32 PM
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    Jake.. lets do it. and the trail up north.. :D
     
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