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Old 06-14-2014, 12:29 PM   #1
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Devils Peak

Is there any interest in setting up a ride to Devils Peak?

I have heard about this area down by Jean, but I haven't been there yet, and I would like to try to run this trail either this weekend or next.

Let me know if anyone else is interested.

Here is a thread I found with some pictures. It looks pretty fun.
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Old 06-16-2014, 09:43 PM   #2
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I would be interested but I don't have lockers or a winch. Seems like everything I read recommends lockers for Devils Peak. There is also a couple of tight areas that might be a little to close for comfort. Can anyone provide some insight?

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Old 06-17-2014, 04:03 PM   #3
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I would definitely tag along, but I work graveyard weekends.
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I would definitely tag along, but I work graveyard weekends.
I work weekend nights too so it's definitely hard to get out on the weekend.

I have Tuesdays and Thursdays off, so if anyone wants to go out those days I'm game.
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Old 06-18-2014, 12:18 PM   #5
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I think that stillcrazydave, and a few others have done that trail before. I was supposed to go with them, but I had technical issues, and I had to head home early.

Someone else told me that it might be a challenging trail, so perhaps I should take my dirt bike out there first and survey it.
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Old 06-18-2014, 10:02 PM   #6
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Stillcrazydave has done this trail many times without lockers or a winch. If your going to go he would be the one to go with.
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Old 06-19-2014, 12:48 PM   #7
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Ok I'm back haha! This weekend is jammed up but let's shoot for next Saturday. Maybe super early to kinda beet the heat? It's not a threw trail. There is a pretty gnarly bowl at the end. My friend George has a built Taco and wants to conquer it. He broke last time.
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Old 06-19-2014, 11:32 PM   #8
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Would it be to advanced of a trail for a new driver?
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Old 06-21-2014, 10:09 AM   #9
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Experience is always good. How is your rig set up? Clearance and rock sliders are a must. Locker is also helpful
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I went and checked out the trail this morning. It seems challenging, but possible. Let's see if Dave can be our guide, and show us the line. I was by myself, and didn't have a spotter, so I turned around.

Here is the first obstacle: (from the bottom)


Same, from the top:
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I have a 2014 jku, 255's with a 2.5in MC lift. Smittlybilt slider steps.

I went to potato ridge today but couldn't pass through the last obstacle. I was alone and didn't want to risk anything.
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I have a 2014 jku, 255's with a 2.5in MC lift. Smittlybilt slider steps.

I went to potato ridge today but couldn't pass through the last obstacle. I was alone and didn't want to risk anything.
Good Choice! It's passable in a stock JKU, but I wouldn't recommend doing it alone for sure. If you pick the wrong line you might end up high centered with no way of getting off without a winch or help!
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I went and checked out the trail this morning. It seems challenging, but possible. Let's see if Dave can be our guide, and show us the line. I was by myself, and didn't have a spotter, so I turned around.

Here is the first obstacle: (from the bottom)


Same, from the top:
The Second Obstacle is what I would be most concerned about. I'm not quite ready to ride the body along the wall just yet.
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You guys ready to do this!? It's not that bad. People keep stacking rocks so the second obstacle is getting easier.
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Yea lets do it tomorrow? How long does the trip usually take?
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I'm not going to make it out this weekend. I need to go through the whole suspension remove and lube and torque all control arms. I am getting some clunk noise. Heading to Rubicon next month and have been needing to do this for awhile. Sorry.
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Old 06-26-2014, 10:01 AM   #17
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yea I know this trip. maybe next time I want to go out this weekend but havent found a run yet

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