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offroading on bald mountain

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by ilove_taco_ma, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. Jul 1, 2011 at 10:32 PM
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    ilove_taco_ma

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    went offroading today at bald mountain with easy to medium steeps. my first time actually doing real offroading with 4wd. before i only do trails, now maybe its time to upgrade suspensions lift? some pictures may be little too light.

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  2. Jul 1, 2011 at 10:34 PM
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    god dammit that looks like fun. Love the terrain.
     
  3. Jul 1, 2011 at 10:42 PM
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    for a first timer offroading this kind of routes its pretty exciting.
     
  4. Jul 1, 2011 at 10:48 PM
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    Still hitting snow???? How high is that?
     
  5. Jul 1, 2011 at 10:50 PM
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    Looks like you guys had a lot of fun. How far is Yosemite from this?
     
  6. Jul 1, 2011 at 11:18 PM
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    last month, there were still snow hitting about 4 inches. but those snows are whats left only. you can still see snow in the shaded areas where sun doesn't hit much. elevation is about 7000 ft.
     
  7. Jul 1, 2011 at 11:20 PM
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    yosemite is about 1 hour away, this is at shaver lake towards huntington, wishon and courtright
     
  8. Jul 1, 2011 at 11:27 PM
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    thanks! i was multitasking because i was the driver and camera man. didn't have a partner to go with me to take pictures so i had to do it myself. at some parts, i wasn't able to take pictures while crawling up the hills. so i miss those parts, wish i retake those moments. there's alot of other trails over shaver lake that people go there. you just have to find offroader guys and ask them. it was my first time offroading there so i dont' really know the area too well. although i always go there too. sorry if i wasn't much of help.
     
  9. Jul 1, 2011 at 11:29 PM
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    yes it is, if you go all the way to the top, you will find a shad about 20 ft high and you will see the overview of shaver lake and the mountains surrounding the lakes.
     
  10. Jul 1, 2011 at 11:32 PM
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    you should man. its pretty exciting...i had fun.
     
  11. Jul 1, 2011 at 11:53 PM
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    This is over in the IE right? Bcuz ive been there just not for off roading, for snow :D
     
  12. Jul 2, 2011 at 12:19 AM
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    yup it is
     
  13. Jul 2, 2011 at 12:41 AM
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    Nice, looks like fun.

    not too far from me either :D
     
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    damn that looks fun !!!
     
  15. Jul 2, 2011 at 2:24 AM
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    I dont think this is the IE Mt. Baldy because yosemite is only an hour from this according to the OP and the Op lives in Fresno. Im pretty sure this is in the Sierra's right?
     
  16. Jul 2, 2011 at 2:41 AM
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    ^ yes it is. Love the pics. I miss the lakes. Haven't been there in a couple of years. I assume this is close to that life tower structure that overlooks shaver? For as many times as I've been up there, it was only in 2009 that I discovered some trails at one of those ski parking lots at the very top of the road passing the lake. Hoping to head back this year. Prerunner friendly? I hope so. Thanks for sharing.
     
  17. Jul 3, 2011 at 3:11 PM
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    yes it is. some area are prerunner friendly, but the uphill will maybe need 4wd. since its my first time, i use 4high on some areas and 4lo on slighty.
     
  18. Jul 3, 2011 at 3:25 PM
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    i got stuck on the first uphill which loosen up my fender flare.
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    then way to the top where i spot my cv axle grease coming out.
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  19. Jul 3, 2011 at 3:27 PM
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    its in the sierra. its baldy mountain for sure.
     
  20. Jul 3, 2011 at 4:28 PM
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    Looks like y'all had a good time. Can't wait to take my truck Colorado some time for some wheeling like this.
     
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