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Old 01-30-2013, 07:08 PM   #31
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Correction 8:00AM start time, you guys are going to have to leave really early!!

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Ok sounds good

How do u get from one trail to another

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Old 01-30-2013, 07:23 PM   #33
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Ok sounds good

How do u get from one trail to another
We move between spectator areas in our Jeeps.

I can't find any info yet RE: the course map. We have to wait for that (and which way they are running)to decide where to meet up. I did read that more spectator areas are being made available this year. I'll keep watching for them to post the course map.
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Old 01-30-2013, 08:03 PM   #34
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I'll be there Thurs. night with my brother. Post your location when you get there and we'll try to find you.
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Old 01-30-2013, 08:35 PM   #35
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I'll be heading up Thursday night and meeting XJRichard. Not sure where we're camping though.

We're stay through the action on Friday and then on to Saturday to do some of our own wheelin. Who has wheeled up there before that can speak on trails like Sledgehammer, Jackhammer, etc?
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Old 01-30-2013, 09:08 PM   #36
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I'll be there Thurs. night with my brother. Post your location when you get there and we'll try to find you.
Hey Kim, We could meet up at the lounge or the jumbotron Thursday night. Are you bringing the Cherokee and you brothers Toyota? Mark right?
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Well be leaving Yucaipa early Friday morning around 4:30 is for anyone wanting to cara-jeep
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I'll be driving the Cherokee but my brother and I had a accident in the snow. So his truck is down now.
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Old 01-31-2013, 02:57 PM   #39
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Heading out thursday after I drop my son at daycare.

Camping with a big group with various toys (jeeps,sxs's) Sold my Long travel Teryx and the JK isn't here yet so I'm riding navigator my dad in his Black XJ

Brandin

btw for anyone coming out friday morning leave early...it takes a while to get up bear valley and then the turn off takes forever due to the traffic.

its an amazing experience everyone should go (this is my 3rd year,,,guys only weekend) but its busy and dustier than you can imagine..lol
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I'll be heading up Thursday night and meeting XJRichard. Not sure where we're camping though.

We're stay through the action on Friday and then on to Saturday to do some of our own wheelin. Who has wheeled up there before that can speak on trails like Sledgehammer, Jackhammer, etc?
Anyone?.... Beuller?
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I just had to email the KOH volunteer coordinator that I can't make it for the first time in three years. I broke part of my TJ two weekends ago on the rocks & the last of the parts haven't arrived yet so I could have completed the repair this weekend. What makes it worse is by having been a volunteer several years by now that I would have finally been running one of the better/more exciting check points. My prior checkpoints were pretty tame. Damn.
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I just had to email the KOH volunteer coordinator that I can't make it for the first time in three years. I broke part of my TJ two weekends ago on the rocks & the last of the parts haven't arrived yet so I could have completed the repair this weekend. What makes it worse is by having been a volunteer several years by now that I would have finally been running one of the better/more exciting check points. My prior checkpoints were pretty tame. Damn.

That sucks! Who is the the KOH volunteer coordinator? I would like to know for future reference.
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Was at KOH today lot of setting up in pits big rigs pulling in, firewood guy with a ton of wood, Teams running there rides, people staking there camp spots.
Let the show begin
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That sucks! Who is the the KOH volunteer coordinator? I would like to know for future reference.
Shaun Bootsma, a really good guy.
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Thank You! I will look for him while I am there this year.
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Was at KOH today lot of setting up in pits big rigs pulling in, firewood guy with a ton of wood, Teams running there rides, people staking there camp spots.
Let the show begin
Very cool. I cant wait to get out there.
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King of the Hammers this weekend, rain last night so no dust today

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King of the Hammers this weekend, rain last night so no dust today
Im jealous. I want to be out there. Thursday can't come any faster.
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Im jealous. I want to be out there. Thursday can't come any faster.
So you mean it hasn't started yet and they already have all those rigs and lights out there?
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Rethinking camping Wunderground says 36 degrees for a high with windchill to 12 degrees on Friday and 19 degrees Friday night. News said chance of rain Thursday and Friday. I'll keep watching, may be a day trip.
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So you mean it hasn't started yet and they already have all those rigs and lights out there?
They have stuff going on all week but the main race is on Friday. They have qualifying and smaller races all throughout the week. It literally turns into its own city for a week.
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Somebody going to KOH and to the March WF Calico Meet 'n Greet, please bring me a cool looking KOH 2013 t-shirt in a L (or XL if they run small) & I'll pay you for it. Color? I dunno, black? White? I CANNOT BELIEVE I can't make it to KOH this year.
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This is my first time heading out there. Planning on leavin thurs take my time find a hotel and drive in Friday -

Anything I should bring? Any suggestions
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Very warm clothing and an umbrella!
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In addition to the warm clothing suggested above, you may want (really) some tight fitting goggles as your eyes can get sand blasted out there. And I hope you already have hotel/motel reservations. There aren't many places to stay out there & I wouldn't be surprised if all the hotels/motels in the area aren't already either already booked up or close to that.
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Sonoma Girl, just a heads-up for raceday on friday. I was there 2 years ago, and traffic was a total jam up going in all morning. Plan on getting to Boone RD at dawn to get in and find your way around. It's a 180,000 acres of getting turned around. Best bet is Backdoor for action. Dress for wind, dust and cold, have food and drinks, be safe, and have fun.
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So who's going camping tomorrow night?


That way we can get together
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Thanks on the grapevine right now - been on the road just over 8 hours lol
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Hey Kim , Dakota and I are going out tomorrow in the early afternoon then heading back towards Victorville to find a hotel. We are going to get up early and get back to the hammers on Friday. We will be on channel 22. The weather looks like it is going to be pretty nasty Thursday and Friday.

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