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Need help planning a weekend get away/mini expo trip(arrowhead+big bear trails)

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by jonny, Jun 28, 2011.

  1. Jun 28, 2011 at 7:27 PM
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    Hey socal guys
    Going to plan a mini expo trip. Start somewhere below lake arrowhead, hit some trails there and find a camp ground in Lake Arrowhead. Saturday morning make our way (through a trail hopefully) to Big bear. Do some trails there and make our way to highway 38 to come home. (friday-sunday)
    Any suggestions or tips from the Arrowhead & big bear locals would be greatly appreciated.
    connecting trails, camp grounds, anything really.
    Thought we would start at willow creek jeep trail and then hit Devils hole...then...i'm stumped.
    :laugh:
    this is going to be a pain...but should be worth it in the end.I am going to study dirtopia and google maps like a mad man before July 29th :p
    thanks in advance
     
  2. Jun 28, 2011 at 10:12 PM
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    Well, between you & JDunlop (Jon).

    You guys should be able to figure out some nice spots together. I mean, you both have been doing this for quite sometime. Why the random special trip? Are you guys actually celebrating something? Do I hear something official coming soon? Dude, you have to keep TW posted.

    I will say this, its quite a remarkable feeling knowing TW can bring 2 people together like E-Harmony. Two who share almost identical interest.

    I wish you two the best and enjoy your Romantic Get away. . .


    I'm about to shed a tear. . .
     
  3. Jun 28, 2011 at 10:15 PM
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    im gonna rip your tits off when i see you homez


    :laugh:
     
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    ^ :D

    I had to man. . . You left yourself wide open for it. . .


    NO really, hope you enjoy your trip. I need to plan one also w/the GF. If you plan it well, there will be so much to see and do.
     
  5. Jun 28, 2011 at 10:18 PM
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    lmao, kinda did

    **wifey and I***

    :p
     
  6. Jun 28, 2011 at 10:20 PM
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    I will say I did the Lake Arrowhead & Big Bear thing. It was a very nice time and terrific scenery. Hit up ROLAND as he knows those areas well. . .

    He lives in Big Bear City.
     
  7. Jun 29, 2011 at 6:20 AM
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    Dishpan spring and Holcomb valley just re-opened. When I get to my cabin tonight, I'll check my maps and give you the trail numbers. You're 4wd, right?
     
  8. Jun 29, 2011 at 8:00 AM
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    awesome
    thank you
    Yep. 4wd here
     
  9. Jun 29, 2011 at 10:00 PM
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    3N34 from the Pinnacles behind Arrowhead will take you through Dishpan Springs to 3N16 in Crab Flats and then to 3N93 for Holcomb Creek to Hannah Flats and Fawnskin or stay on 3N16 to 3N14 to Fawnskin.

    Pick up the Franko trail map of Big Bear at REI or a Mtn Bike shop before you come. Don't forget an adventure pass if you are going to stop on the trails. Good luck.
     
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    I got a 4wd trails book. Lists these trails in that area Grapevine canyon(medium) Willow creek road (easy) dishpan springs(Difficult) holocomb creek(difficult) butler creek(easy) john bull trail(difficult) jacoby canyon(medium) Gold mountain(difficult) clarks summit(medium) skyline driver(easy) Heartbreak ridge(difficult) Rattlesnake canyon (medium)
    I can send you scans of the pages, but don't think I should post em in the open since its a book and probably copyrighted.

    big bear map.jpg
     
  11. Jun 30, 2011 at 7:42 AM
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    very good info. Decisions decisions...I really do appreciate the info S.J.! thank you

    that looks like a sweet book. where can i pick one up?
     
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  13. Jun 30, 2011 at 10:49 AM
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    posted right above :laugh:
    was in a hurry trying to get ready for work lol
    thanks guys
     
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    Im having the Socal modday12 at my cabin in Green Valley Lake in between lake arrowhead and bigbear on the 16th and 17th. You guys should come! :)
     
  15. Jun 30, 2011 at 11:13 AM
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    maybe a an expo pit stop :spy: :laugh:
     
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    I perfer to overland as oposed to expo'ing :D
     
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    dont you go shitting on my weekend plans

    :laugh:
     
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    Where is your cabin in GVL? I am at our cabin right now in GVL. We are on Juniper. We'll be up here on the 15-17th too.
     
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    ^Perfect timing to stop by for the MOD DAY plans.
     
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