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Old 09-04-2013, 03:18 PM   #31
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That sounds like a fun trip. I've been wanting to do a shooting/wheeling weekend. I figure Calico would also be a good place to do so when the weather cools down a bit.

I have a friend that likes to shoot more than wheel, but keeps saying he'll go if there's shooting.
Yah know Rick, my motorcle budies and I head out to Spangler in the fall for a shooting weekend. Its near Ridgecrest and Trona and mostly BLM land. Last Chance Canyon and Nightmare Gulch is about 30 mins away. You can legally shoot out there and you see pepole set up little ranges all the time. We have a blast, I'll let you know next time we go after it cools down.

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Yah know Rick, my motorcle budies and I head out to Spangler in the fall for a shooting weekend. Its near Ridgecrest and Trona and mostly BLM land. Last Chance Canyon and Nightmare Gulch is about 30 mins away. You can legally shoot out there and you see pepole set up little ranges all the time. We have a blast, I'll let you know next time we go after it cools down.
Yeah, let me know! There were a couple runs for Last Chance/Nightmare last year and I couldn't go. So I've been wanting to run those.

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I could do the 10th or the 17th. I agree that the first week in Jan is too close to the holidays. Looks awesome!
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Updated first post with some links to hotels and campgrounds. Also removed weekend of 3rd-5th, its just too close to the holidays.
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Old 09-07-2013, 10:32 PM   #35
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I'm in but will be staying at the Desert Ironwoods. In the meantime grab your dad and let's go sailing.
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Old 09-07-2013, 11:46 PM   #36
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Hey Gary, Congratulations on your new boat. I told you we don't sail but we will meet up with you at Catalina or? I like to turn the key and look for fish.

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Old 09-07-2013, 11:57 PM   #37
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i'm heading to the isthmus in the morning. come on over.
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Can't make it tomorrow.
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Going out to look at what the recent weather has done to Truckhaven area this weekend. Ill report back
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Going out to look at what the recent weather has done to Truckhaven area this weekend. Ill report back
Are you going out on Saturday or Sunday?
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Hey Mark, Saturday. Can you come out?

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Hey Mark, Saturday. Can you come out?

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Hi Grant, I would like to go Saturday but I have a surprise birthday part I have to attend in Fountain Valley at 4 pm. I just map quested it from Borrego and its 140 miles and 2.5 hours. I was hoping you might be going out on Sunday which I could do.
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Old 09-26-2013, 10:54 PM   #45
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Hey Mark, we have to leave early Sunday morning to get back to Laguna Niguel so Dakota can make it back to Santa Barbara ahead of the weekend traffic. We have all winter to wheel so let's.

The weekend of 10/25-26 is Borrego Days. Come on down.

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Are you down this weekend? Dakota said you weren't.
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Unfortunately not, the weather should be awesome. Have a company dinner on Sat night
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Ok, I have to grade the yard as this might be our last weekend before Borrego Days.


I'll call you from there.
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Wow Grant, last weekend before Borrego Days! I'm disappointed. We will probably be out every weekend in October if work permits. Will miss you guys.
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Forgot to update this thread after going out...
We didnt make it down to Truckhaven but we did find a good place for those who want to arrive early on Friday. Im calling it the "Trenches" and they are not too far from town. They aren't too hard, but you need plenty of clearance, 33" tires, and no fear of beating up the outside parts of your rims. Lockers aren't necessary but if you have them they are nice to have. You get into some really tight places, in some spots I get within inches of hitting mirrors and tub. Otherwise a really fun little trail that we created and will put your nerves to the test. There are also some mud hills, and mini-dunes in the area.
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Old 10-04-2013, 07:37 PM   #51
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Forgot to update this thread after going out...
We didnt make it down to Truckhaven but we did find a good place for those who want to arrive early on Friday. Im calling it the "Trenches" and they are not too far from town. They aren't too hard, but you need plenty of clearance, 33" tires, and no fear of beating up the outside parts of your rims. Lockers aren't necessary but if you have them they are nice to have. You get into some really tight places, in some spots I get within inches of hitting mirrors and tub. Otherwise a really fun little trail that we created and will put your nerves to the test. There are also some mud hills, and mini-dunes in the area.
We have a group that goes out to truckhaeven for New Years. I think we're showing up New Year's Day and staying till the weekend. Hopefully we can meet up with you guys.
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Thinking Ill choose the weekend at the beginning of November.
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Old 10-13-2013, 11:02 PM   #53
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I'm interested once there is a date. Looks like fun!

I'll probably just be a day runner for any camping weekend. Anyone going out the next week or 2?
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Old 10-14-2013, 12:14 AM   #54
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I'm interested once there is a date. Looks like fun!

I'll probably just be a day runner for any camping weekend. Anyone going out the next week or 2?
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:06 PM   #55
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Anyone interested in going out to OW, Boerego springs or truckhaven Friday the 25th??
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Old 11-01-2013, 04:31 PM   #56
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2 More Months!!! Lets pick a date! I put the campground fees on the first post and took the weekend after the new year off because it just seemed too close.

Post up...

PS: Please stop De-railing this thread. Take it to another thread Thanks
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Old 11-03-2013, 05:40 PM   #57
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I still vote 10th - 12th. I'm looking forward to finally checking out this area.
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I still vote 10th - 12th. I'm looking forward to finally checking out this area.
Dude... Seriously? Me too. :laugh:

Just got back for BS. 2 other jeeps and I just did Pinyon Mtn Trail. :bacon: :banana: :carrot: ickle: :andanyotherdancingfood:
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I'm able to camp the 3-5th. I can do a day run on the 11th.
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Old 11-14-2013, 08:12 PM   #60
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I'm in for whatever date. I like it it out there!!!!

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