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Wheeler Lake, Colorado Toyota Jamboree

Discussion in 'Trip Reports' started by NYCO, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. Jul 31, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    Saturday trail run at wheeler lake with a bunch of toyotas


    tons of pics and videos uploading currently


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    Jace checking out his new shackles

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    the crew for the day

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  2. Jul 31, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    NYCO [OP] go explore...

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    first couple obstacles

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    many videos from this obstacle...here's some pics

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  3. Jul 31, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    NYCO

    NYCO [OP] go explore...

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    and on to the next sections

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    great scenery

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    then bowling ball hill area came up...we all got to know the reason why they call it bowling ball hill now..

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    pics at wheeler lake

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    tons of snow in areas still

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    we had some fun while at the lake...climbed up to the top and glissaded down

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    the full crew at the lake

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  4. Jul 31, 2011 at 8:46 PM
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    videos to come
     
  5. Jul 31, 2011 at 8:46 PM
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    reserved for more videos
     
  6. Jul 31, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Looks like fun! :D
     
  7. Aug 1, 2011 at 6:26 AM
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    Never get tired of looking at off road pictures from CO!
     
  8. Aug 1, 2011 at 6:31 AM
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    Video!! :D
     
  9. Aug 1, 2011 at 8:35 AM
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    20 videos so far uploading through the 1st hard obstacle....and i still have another 18-19 videos from the 2nd hard obstacle on through to the top
     
  10. Aug 1, 2011 at 9:21 AM
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  12. Aug 1, 2011 at 9:34 AM
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    some messin around at the trailhead..

    waterfalls that were near the TH
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15uwW4bmW-I?version=3

    jace (lotsoftoys) testing out the flex on his new shackles and shocks
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-o68AEPjyc?version=3

    Bjarker (COTTORA) rollin over some bumps by the mine waiting for the rest of the crew to arrive
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tN6sU4unxCc?version=3

    went up to the first main obstacle and turned around

    Jeff (Dark Knight) heading up the ledge
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzUwFu0Jvf8?version=3

    Bjarker 3 wheelin
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtKJ77wY5m4?version=3

    found a better line this time
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGaEbGrgjnY?version=3
     
  13. Aug 1, 2011 at 9:35 AM
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    Wheeling with the full crew now

    first main obstacle

    ScottyC (COTTORA) from Addicted Off-road
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yCkDuBg_M4?version=3

    drz400smoto (COTTORA)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WcfW34fCOc?version=3

    BigRedToy attempt
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTyVGxsCMNg?version=3

    blair1cn (COTTORA) getting tippy
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    then picking an easier line
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AXyuzpXaYY?version=3

    Bjarker's second time up
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdgPAX6tH0s?version=3

    Cruiser on 40s? attempting the ledge
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZ4qwNbMSE4?version=3

    Cruiser making it up the ledge
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    old 4runner rig making it look easy
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    red 4runner getting tippy coming up the ledge
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    dstrbd2 idling up the ledge
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    second main obstacle

    BigRedToy taking the easy route up
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghQoq5xdJx4?version=3

    blair1cn up the big obstacle
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Fl-LzoGya4?version=3

    Bjarker up the V-notch
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Csk9shG98Zo?version=3

    lotsoftoys attempt on the big obstacle
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDkAmhBaQX0?version=3

    lotsoftoys making it up the big obstacle
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PUFoWiZ2TI?version=3

    Cruiser on big obstacle..came very close to tipping over when he fell into the drop off...forgot to turn off the video while i explained his situation and tried to back him up so he could get out of the jam
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFpQoadvqBA?version=3

    took some careful moves but we got him back on track to finish the obstacle on all 4
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0R6Q2aApqY?version=3

    4runner rig coming up the obstacle
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CkIlXJ9ejE?version=3
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPPyQZfHyqM?version=3

    dstrbd2 coming up the steeper route
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SkgQwvBtoQ?version=3
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTsMt-Yahwg?version=3
     
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  17. Aug 1, 2011 at 12:16 PM
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    rest of trail leading up to wheeler lake

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHemfpv74Zo?version=3

    some water below bowling ball hill
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0KBn2i43qg?version=3

    some obstacles above bowling ball hill coming into the final stretch to wheeler lake...the upper obstacle in this video turned out to be quite the diff eater on the way down!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIRTV-5hvs8?version=3
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDxEZoSBmlA?version=3

    view of wheeler lake
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjsk-hpNI8U?version=3








    that's all folks
     
  18. Aug 1, 2011 at 3:57 PM
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    NYCO

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    FINALLY DONE!!!!!
     
  19. Aug 1, 2011 at 4:01 PM
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    Dark Knight

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    Aww, I got no love on the difficult route of obstacle 2! Ohh well. Good videos!
     
  20. Aug 1, 2011 at 4:03 PM
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    i was too busy spotting you.haha

    took alot of effort to get an open diff limo up that thing
     
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