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Wheeler Lake, Colorado Toyota Jamboree

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

  1. May 20, 2013 at 12:52 PM
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    Lumpskie

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    ^If you run the trail, take pics and report back the trail conditions! (I'm guessing there's going to be at least "some" snow up there)
     
  2. May 20, 2013 at 12:56 PM
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    I definitely will. If not wheeler than were doing some easier stuff that we know is possible without too much risk, but what's the fun of no risk ;)
     
  3. May 21, 2013 at 6:09 AM
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    ^True statement. I see you're in Kansas City; are you making a group road trip out to CO?
     
  4. May 21, 2013 at 2:16 PM
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    Yessir, there about 4-5 vehicles heading out. You in the area?
     
  5. May 21, 2013 at 2:32 PM
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    Kind of... I'm down south in Littleton. When are you guys making the trip?
     
  6. May 21, 2013 at 8:15 PM
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    My buddies are for sure leaving next wed, I'm still trying to figure out getting off work, then hopefully coming back Saturday or Sunday.
     
  7. Jul 2, 2014 at 2:13 PM
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    bentaxleracing17

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    We are heading out solo next weekend. What do you guys think about getting to the old building with DCLB w/leveling kit and KM2s. With no company?

    20140613_195140.jpg
     
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  8. Jul 2, 2014 at 2:14 PM
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    the old building isn't far up the trail at all
     
  9. Jul 2, 2014 at 2:18 PM
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    this was 5/30/14

    you can see the dam here
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    middle section
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    bowling ball hill & lake
    [​IMG]
     
  10. Jul 2, 2014 at 2:18 PM
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    as of last weekend a group had made it to the hard right turn at the top of bowling ball hill where the small waterfall is, but was stopped by a large snow drift leading to the lake
     
  11. Jul 2, 2014 at 2:24 PM
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    Thanks, might go on the 18th or 19th. Will be around Buena Vista 12th-14th. Then Breck 15th-20th. Any suggestions?
     
  12. Jul 2, 2014 at 5:35 PM
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    lotsoftoys pavement is boring....

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    bunch of crap
    wow, that trail will be a muddy snowy mess for a while....
     
  13. Jul 3, 2014 at 2:31 PM
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    Did you take those aerials Bob?
     
  15. Jul 3, 2014 at 3:44 PM
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    Thanks, traildamage.com seems to be a great source of info.
     
  16. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:43 AM
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    +1, are you a pilot? (If you're not and you want to take aerials some time, let me know!):p
     
  17. Jul 9, 2014 at 8:53 PM
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    Are there some good camping spots along trail 311 from Buena Vista to HWY285?
     
  18. Jul 9, 2014 at 9:40 PM
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    Yes, the pics below are from that area earlier this year.

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  19. Jul 9, 2014 at 9:42 PM
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    I asked him and he is not, someone else took them. I'll go for a ride :)
     
  20. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:37 PM
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    Is it all public land? Or do they have designated sites?
     
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