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The Epic WY/MT/CO Adventure!!

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by Blackdawg, Feb 10, 2013.

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I will be attending...

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  1. May 24, 2013 at 11:54 PM
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    Blackdawg

    Blackdawg [OP] Dr. Frankenstein

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    Poughkeepsie Gulch will be and Imogene and engineer are supposed to be pretty rough. :notsure:

    I imagine they will be worse then independence pass we did last year and that pushed Lisa way out if her comfort zone a few times..
     
  2. May 26, 2013 at 2:41 PM
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    Man if you are referring to me, the best I can commit to is "We might cross trails".

    Things should look a bit clearer on our end as the time grows near, but still, we go where the weather is good. If it's bad we just go somewhere else (perks of retirement)
    Heck, the "last leg of any major trip is usually the one that ends up getting "adjusted" at the last minute anyhoo.

    Till then I am happy to answer any questions and or spew advice. Keep in mind most all the main trails are well marked, maintained, stocker friendly and will be well traveled at that time of year, most likely crowded by Wyoming standards.
     
  3. May 26, 2013 at 8:05 PM
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    Blackdawg

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    Everything is crowded by wy standards haha hopefully since it'll be Monday through Wednesday traffic will be low.

    Honesty I'm game for whatever as long as we do blackbear and engineer. Anything else is whatever for me. It'll be fun. :cool:
     
  4. May 27, 2013 at 5:20 PM
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    Infra

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    Lisa on your part of leg 1, do you plan on camping near or spending any amount of time at these lakes?
     
  5. May 28, 2013 at 1:02 PM
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    MTgirl

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    We'll probably have a little time to kill on Sunday and will be passing by both of those areas. I wouldn't recommend stopping too long...unless the wind is blowing 30+ the mosquitoes are likely to pick you up and carry you away.
     
  6. May 28, 2013 at 2:38 PM
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    I love WY's alpine lakes, they are SO beautiful, but I agree with Lisa. The Mosquitos are the reason Californians and the rest of the world haven't all moved there. They are insanely bad
     
  7. May 28, 2013 at 3:44 PM
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    Well I'm lucky I guess. Mosquitoes don't like my blood, it's contaminated with too much alcohol and narcotics :D
     
  8. May 28, 2013 at 3:46 PM
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    I assure you, these wont care, they are demons
     
  9. May 28, 2013 at 3:57 PM
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    Well my alcohol and narcotic contaminated blood combined with mosquito repellant clothing and a head net should suffice me to wet a line in a few of those alpine lakes for a while
     
  10. May 28, 2013 at 4:21 PM
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    Oh for sure, I braved them for a week cuz the scenery was far too breathtaking not to. But my dog's eyes swelled shut after a half hour of me sitting there from all the bites. I had never seen anything like it before. But I would go back!
     
  11. May 28, 2013 at 4:47 PM
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    MTgirl

    MTgirl too many frogs, not enough princes...

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    I camped there last July (when I took those pics) and I wasn't out of the truck 5 minutes before I was swarmed. I doused my pants, long sleeve shirt and boonie with bug spray and they finally started to go away. But I had to respray every couple of hours and still came home covered in bites!
     
  12. May 28, 2013 at 5:00 PM
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    So I should buy stock in bugspray before this trip?:D
     
  13. May 28, 2013 at 5:05 PM
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    I think I told Monte that he should put bug spray on the must have list for this trip....or those of us smart enough to pack extra can sell it for $50 a can :drevil:
     
  14. May 28, 2013 at 10:26 PM
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    I did put it in the gear list.,but I doubt people read all of that shit haha

    Yea the mosquitoes are epic some years. You can kill upwards of 20 with one hit. This year I think is gonna be a buggy year. Been very moist and no late freeze.
     
  15. May 28, 2013 at 10:48 PM
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    Hopefully by august they will have spent themselves a little. :eek:
     
  16. May 28, 2013 at 11:11 PM
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    Blackdawg

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    Hopefully..it's possible :notsure:
     
  17. Jun 5, 2013 at 9:37 PM
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    59 days and counting until I head for this epic event.

    :)
     
  18. Jun 5, 2013 at 9:42 PM
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    Jesus that's it??

    Fuckkkkk so much to do haha
     
  19. Jun 5, 2013 at 9:48 PM
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