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Trail Advice Needed

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by Explor, Dec 25, 2013.

  1. Dec 25, 2013 at 4:54 PM
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    Explor

    Explor [OP] Don’t take the trip ... let the trip take you

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    Next year ( 2014 ) I'm planning to take a month long or more vacation out west.
    One of my first stops will be near Vegas , as I'm going to "Front Sight " for some shooting school polishing up . That will last a week.
    I'm coming all the way from Pa
    After Front Sight I plan on taking the llooonnnggg way home , and doing some off road sight seeing and camping , to get my soul back.
    After looking and looking and searching and looking ... I don't know what to do ?
    I do know that I don't want to Wreck my new 2013 Tacoma access cab., and I will be alone (so far) .... I will look or even wait for others to tag along with on un-familiar trails ... Safety sake
    I really like the photos of the passes in Co , but I'm not sure if I'm capable yet as to my truck .... I have done off road with a Jeep in the 80's , ATVed awhile , road Harley's for many years etc. , I'm an adventurest with caution ! I'm not hooked on Co. , I just use it as an example , I love those old mining and ghost towns , and just beautiful scenery , Meadows are cool too
    My rig is as follows
    2013 TRD Sport
    2 1/2 " level on front
    33" tires
    Brute Force front plate bumper
    Super winch 9500 plus all the straps blocks needed
    Rocky Road Super Sliders
    Pro Comp Rear Differential shield
    Pro Comp transfer case shield
    Shovel , high lift Extreme
    Tupai RTT Kukenam extreme
    CB radio
    Garmin Hand held GPS map 62s
    5 gallon plus water jug

    And that's it for now ..... So .... How bout lending a helping hand with all that said on where to go ?

    When answering Please Remember that I don't know the area ... At All !
    I'm heading in Blind

    Not sure about the start date .... August , September ?

    Sure would be nice to hook up with other Tacoma People. : )
     
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  2. Dec 25, 2013 at 4:59 PM
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    CelsisTaco

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    I wish I didn't have a school, I'd tag along! Have fun man, take a tun of pics:)
     
  3. Dec 25, 2013 at 5:54 PM
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    Canazes9

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    Its not Colorado, but its doable on your way home from Vegas. Doable in a stock truck. August might be a little hot, but September or October would probably be nice:

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/off-roading-trails/304306-big-bend-adventure.html

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/off-roading-trails/308023-big-bend-state-park-next-adventure.html

    Just throwing out another alternative...

    David
     
  4. Dec 25, 2013 at 5:55 PM
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  5. Dec 25, 2013 at 6:04 PM
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  6. Dec 25, 2013 at 6:25 PM
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    Luck you. Going to shooting school and offroading. That'd be sweet.
     
  7. Dec 26, 2013 at 2:22 PM
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    Explor

    Explor [OP] Don’t take the trip ... let the trip take you

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  8. Dec 26, 2013 at 2:58 PM
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    Enjoy Front Sight. I'll be doing a 2 day handgun skill builder myself in Feb. In my opinion late spring is the best out west, everything is still green and all the water is still running. So, if you decide to come out earlier, we have this trip planned for June.

    Nevada Trip
     
  9. Dec 26, 2013 at 3:25 PM
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    snowtank

    snowtank Where the fuck did my beer go!

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    Some stuff here and there....
    You could come thru az. There is a pretty big group of us here that enjoy ghost towns, mine exploration, wheeling to said mines and towns, camping, and of course shooting as well. Just a thought.
     
  10. Dec 26, 2013 at 4:23 PM
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    Get rock sliders. Cab damage is expensive and quite often impossible to fix without replacing the cab.
     
  11. Dec 27, 2013 at 1:52 PM
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    Explor [OP] Don’t take the trip ... let the trip take you

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  12. Dec 27, 2013 at 2:09 PM
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    Explor

    Explor [OP] Don’t take the trip ... let the trip take you

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    This is just the Advice I needed .... I think it would be much nicer green and wet .... Besides I HATE the heat .... so now you got me all messed up there Skidooman .... I'll have to wait and see if June will work around my work ..... !!
     
  13. Dec 27, 2013 at 2:15 PM
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    Explor [OP] Don’t take the trip ... let the trip take you

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    Thank You for the good advice MxPatriot.... I do have Sliders from Rocky Mountain ... Super Sliders .... just forgot to mention them while I was posting the original thread ... If your wondering ... I do like them ... but I also like many others too ... I need more $$$$$ so I can change things up . I really liked my wheels ... but now I like those .... and this would be nice .... Oh Yeah .... lets get some of that Too !! Crazy ... you know what Im talking about !! HaHa ... Hey ... you only live once.
     
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  14. Dec 27, 2013 at 3:19 PM
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    August is bad time to be in pahrump if you hate the heat. Lol. I prefer to go in March or November.
     
  15. Dec 29, 2013 at 10:13 AM
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    I should sell those books for a living, look, I already sold two! :D


    They really are great books though.
     

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