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Holy Cross 8-13-11

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by NYCO, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. Aug 15, 2011 at 10:32 AM
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    Jace (lotsoftoys) and I met up with some toyota guys up at holy cross this past saturday...what a sick trail! met up around 7am to air down and catch up...made it up to french creek around 1030am and stayed there til around 330pm watching numerous rigs going through the creek..not a bad way to spend a sunny saturday in the rocky mountains!

    full album can be found here...http://s106.photobucket.com/albums/m260/hollidayinn/Holy%20Cross%20Trail%208-13-11/

    here's some pics from the day....

    rolling in nice and early to be welcomed by blue skies..going to be a good day

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    lower trail is very treed

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    first major obstacle

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    jared making the approach difficult
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    matt's turn

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    little matt's turn

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    jace leading the way on the "easy" route

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    my turn

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    then dan came in and showed us non-rigs up like the other rigs did

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  2. Aug 15, 2011 at 10:33 AM
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    got to french creek around 1030am and was treated to a lot of rigs making their way through


    at the creek

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    some large rocks in the creek!

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    zane was first of our group to attack the creek

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    using his armor

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    to clear him off a high side

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    talk about stuff!

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    almost through

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    made it through with no damage

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    jared chose to hit up option D

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  3. Aug 15, 2011 at 10:33 AM
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    then we sat back to watch some more rigs roll through for a few hours

    some nice people we rode with on the way down in some older 4runners

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    shut up & fish

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    this buggy was BA!

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqrD1zd9BvU?version=3

    a clean (except for a large dent) 4runner

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    woody

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    heep

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    this used to be a toyota....

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    heep taking option D and almost flopping

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  4. Aug 15, 2011 at 10:34 AM
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    and back to our group...

    dan's turn at option D

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    little matt's turn at option D

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  5. Aug 16, 2011 at 8:14 AM
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    then jared decided to go back through option A and pose

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    now time for matt to hit up his option D

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    jared analyzing some damage

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    then these assholes came through

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    nice rigs, most likely $100k+ but talk about douchebags...they didn't understand the whole concept of "stay on the trail"

    more to come on this later....


    saw this nice rig on our way out

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    that's all she wrote...great time with the guys..glad i was able to run the trail with who i did..
     
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    looks like a good time! What size tires are you running?
     
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    i'm on 285/70/17 duratracs
     
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    Nice, looks like a lot of fun! Good job with the pics.
    Supposedly the previous owner of my '84 took it to Holy Cross. Really looks like all he did was beat it up there though. I need to get some sliders on it before I go crazy with it.
     
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    bob should have tried the creek LOL
     
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    hahahahahahhahahahahhahaha....NO!

    that shit would be terrible...definitely need 35s and a high clearance rear to even entertain that idea
     
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    At the cottora takeover some guys were talking about a 2nd gen that went through it on 33 and a 3'' lift
    He may have been the best driver ever or just stupid lucky if you are saying 35's are needed
     
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    or just doesn't give a shit about his truck
     
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    Looks sick!

    Side note: Wish I could wear jeans and a t-shirt during august. So jealous of your weather.
     
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    They said he made it through with very little damage most was done to the skids and sliders
     
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    honestly Dot theres a line "option A" way to left that may be possible. i was thinkin about it but i would want skids forsure. but thats with already KNOWING my sliders and rear bumper where gonna get use.... i was close to trying it.... next time with skids :)
     
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    I know the line you are talking about I have been thinking about trying it myself maybe when you are ready we can make a run at it
     
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    i would like to see a video or pics of this 2nd gen who made it through...
     
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    i would contemplate it with:

    diff armor
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    shackle flip
    new t-case skid (about sick of my allpro snagging shit!)
     
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    Littleton CO
    Vehicle:
    2007 FJ
    3'' toytec lift
    green truck is Jay there should be some new stuff out there as they just ran it about a week ago
     
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