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Moab / Colorado

Discussion in 'Florida' started by Trident904, Mar 9, 2018.

  1. Mar 9, 2018 at 8:04 AM
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    Trident904

    Trident904 [OP] Touching Drum Sets

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    Postponed to 2019

    Florida Meeting Location:
    Columbia County I-10 Westbound Rest Area
    Lake City, FL 32055
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/C...146931b6834ead!8m2!3d30.2735508!4d-82.7836796

    Day 1:
    Will depart meeting spot by 08:30

    First overnight stop will be at the Texas/Louisiana border on I-20.
    https://koa.com/campgrounds/shreveport/

    745 miles. We could press on depending how everyone feels.

    Day 2:
    Depart by 09:00
    Second overnight I plan on camping outside of Albuquerque.
    http://www.turquoisetrailcampground.com/tent-sites.html
    810 miles.

    Can possibly make the trip in 2 days if people are willing to drive 1000 miles each day.

    Day 3:
    Final 375 mile jaunt to Moab. Arrive Moab afternoon of 10/17/2018.

    Days 4-7:
    10/18 - 10/21
    Play time in Moab.

    Day 7:
    Afternoon departure from Moab and head toward Ouray, CO (150 miles)

    Days 8-10:
    10/22 - 10/24
    Work east through the Colorado passes and Alpine Loop.

    Days 11-13:
    Head home.

    I am planning on approximately $1200 in gas for the trip and I will be hammock or truck sleeping on the way out and on the way home. I will refresh my cooler stock as needed along the way but am planning on non-perishable foods for the duration.

    Strongly recommend bringing some spare parts such as spindles, u-joints, and cv axles.


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  2. Mar 9, 2018 at 3:25 PM
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    JBTacoma

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    If it is an open invitation count me in.
     
  3. Mar 11, 2018 at 10:49 AM
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    The family has been looking to do a trip out west this year, and I wouldn't want to tackle the MOAB alone. We were contemplating Big Bend, however the MOAB is on the bucket list, and would be amazing. Would you consider this to be a family friendly encouraged adventure, or a bunch of dudes looking to cut up? Your proposed trip would add 8 states to our family adventures.
     
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  4. Mar 11, 2018 at 10:57 AM
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    If you need anything while you’re out here don’t hesitate to hit me up, I’m halfway between Moab and the Alpine Loop. If it’s okay maybe I’ll join you for a days adventure.
     
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  5. Mar 11, 2018 at 2:53 PM
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    This one is probably going to be just a bunch of dudes given that we are planning on 10-12 hours each day in the trucks. I’ve attempted the long hauls with my kids and it doesn’t work out so well.
     
  6. Mar 11, 2018 at 2:53 PM
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    That would be awesome.
     
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  7. Mar 11, 2018 at 2:58 PM
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    Might meet up with you guys for a day or two for the Alpine Loop
     
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  9. May 2, 2018 at 12:48 PM
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    Looking through the Moab Forum to get some ideas on what to expect/bring. From a comms standpoint, I have my CB (still have to replace my antenna wire @Timbo's Customs ) but that is simple enough. I also picked up a Boaefeng UV-5RTP, though I haven't gotten my license yet. I was looking at the radios sold by Rugged, and their handhelds appear to be re-branded Boaefeng UV-5Rs, so I'm thinking that should be sufficient. I might grab a magnetic mount antenna for it though...
     
  10. May 2, 2018 at 12:58 PM
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    :bananadead::spending:
     
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  12. May 2, 2018 at 2:58 PM
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    I will not able to go this year. My vacation got revoked for those dates.

    Gonna have to move this to next year most likely.
     
  13. May 2, 2018 at 3:00 PM
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    Boooooo
     
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