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Welks Run (Drug Airport) Saturday 7 Apr 12

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by imsikotic, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. Apr 7, 2012 at 11:24 PM
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    David K

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    Randy, see if you can find me one of these... ;)

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    Hey, there's my truck!

    Okay, break for the next group...
     
  2. Apr 7, 2012 at 11:36 PM
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    There are even more trails on the Welk Run/ Drug Airport area that even Randy may not climb!

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    I got tired of leading, so here is the view from the back of the line!

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    Some DEEP ruts up there!

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    Besides off road vehicles, there is some neat rock formations up there...

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    Hey, how did I get in front again??

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    Okay one more break, the last group is next!
     
  3. Apr 7, 2012 at 11:51 PM
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    Randy did get over halfway back up the 'big drop', on his own... it was his amazing skill and ability of the 2WD Tacoma on this 4WD trail that he almost completed the entire 13 mile run without any help!

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    No worries, you did great Randy... better than I expected! I have a tow strap, and it was recently tested on James at the Diablo Dropoff!

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    That is the first tough grade and is where I started taking photos at the top of this series... we returned the same way we drove in.

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    It was a great day, great people and great trucks!
    Thanks for posting this run Randy, I was itching to go four wheeling, and this was only a dozen miles from my home.. beats driving 100 to Ocotillo Wells... and it was more challenging, and much tougher than last time I was in there!

    VIVA THE WELK RUN, VIVA TOYOTA!!
     
  4. Apr 8, 2012 at 12:16 AM
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    So awesome guys! I used to be out there every day. Haven't been in a while glad its still open. I used to always come in from the old twin oaks side, is that still open?
    Next time you guys go up there hit me up I'll roll out on my Supermoto
     
  5. Apr 8, 2012 at 12:25 AM
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    You just drive over a curb, above the Deer Springs Exit AM/PM... they added a rock pile along part of the curve, but there is still a place next to it to leave the pavement... up from the AM/PM.

    My first time in was off Twin Oaks... Mayor Rd.... had deep ruts climbing up. Last time I tried (a few months ago) it was bulldozed and gated.
     
  6. Apr 8, 2012 at 12:29 AM
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    Hmmm yeah there are so many ways in. Last time I was up there was about six months ago when my buddy bought a 06 4wd tundra and wanted to pop its cherry and we made it up the back no problem.
     
  7. Apr 8, 2012 at 12:45 AM
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    Holy fuck Randy! I didn't even recognize your truck in the first few pictures posted!! Truck is looking amazing man. Still stationed at Miramar? Lucky!
     
  8. Apr 8, 2012 at 1:49 AM
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    Damn , those are some nice looking trails guys , great pics !!...:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
  9. Apr 8, 2012 at 8:42 AM
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    It was actual the best I have seen/ driven there... and by 'best', I mean worst! You know as in toughest... the ruts were bigger and deeper, and more rocks... and even a big mud puddle by the 'Drug Airport'... So the 'youngsters' could splash and get the 'covered in mud' look.

    They tried to get me to play in there, but I did drive in the deep one and make some waves... LOL
     
  10. Apr 8, 2012 at 9:12 AM
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    Great pics David! Holy crap you got a lot of me. Lol. I'll get my pics up as soon as I finish editing.
     
  11. Apr 8, 2012 at 9:45 AM
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  12. Apr 8, 2012 at 10:18 AM
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    Looks like the Derby was a good time. Cool pics.
     
  13. Apr 8, 2012 at 6:07 PM
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    Randy, how's it coming along? Does Brent post on TW or email his pics to you?
     
  14. Apr 8, 2012 at 9:55 PM
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    there are a buttload of rock anchors in those rock formations because of me ;)
     
  15. Apr 9, 2012 at 7:11 AM
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    Looking forward to Brent and Randy's pics!
     
  16. Apr 9, 2012 at 7:43 AM
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    And now for my pics:
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  18. Apr 9, 2012 at 7:57 AM
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  19. Apr 9, 2012 at 3:29 PM
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    Brent is going to send me his pics eventually.
     
  20. Apr 9, 2012 at 3:55 PM
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    looks like you guys had a blast great pics.
     
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