Well now that July is almost over it's time to start our fall run thinking. Last year we all decided that October 5th & 6th would be 2nd Annual Running of Jeeptober. Well it guess its time to start our discussions.
Last year we had ideas of getting some t-shirts done.
This year I want to try to get this done. The guy down the street has the equipment to make them for us. I need an original design that we can put on the shirts. Hellcat03 had one last year that was cool. I am hoping he will pop back in with that design.
Stickers are also a possibility too. I can see what we can get them done for too. We will need a design for them too. I will try to get a price on this as soon as we can decide on a design.
As usual we will be doing all levels of trails from mild to wild. To change it up a little it was thinking of these trails. Keep it to 3 so we don't have everyone going crazy everywhere.
#1 Chinaman's Gulch. This is a great trail for lifted Jeeps. Lockers are not required but recommended. A lift of some kind is highly advised as there are some areas that clearance is an issue. 32" tires minimum is also asked. This can be a fun trail for both veterans and rookies. As you know I "BV Jeep" will be trail leader on this one.
#2 Mt Antero. This is a great trail for all Jeeps, lifted or not. All you need for this trail is 4wheel drive. Easily done in a stock vehicle. You can go to the top of the trail at over 13,000ft, come back down and go to Brown's Lake, Then back down the trail and then go off to Baldwin Lake trail and them back home. This is a good day trip with tons of scenery. The Baldwin trail will be your bumpiest trail but it is not impossible at all.
#3 Grizzly Lake, Ironchest Mine and possible Pomoroy Lake. Great trail for the mild dirver. I do recommend a lifted Jeep for this trip. Grizzly Lake and Ironchest Mine are not recommended for a stock height Jeep. The entrance for Grizzly is a rock ledge that can challenge even the best of us. Ironchest is about a 1/2 mile of a boulder field that will keep you looking for the best line. Once past this it gets back to a normal 4x4 road. Then if time allows you can go up to Pomoroy Lake. This is anoter great trail that goes to the lake. You will go past the Mary Murphy mine and then continue on to the lake. This trail there are no real concerns about having to be a big Jeep.
I have thought of these to keep things changed up. If you have any ideas of what we all want to do just comment on this page. We will need trail leaders for trips 2 and 3
Maybe for a last day trip we can go up to the Mineral Basin up past Cottonwood lake on Sunday. This is a great trail for all rigs. We can be done and back to town by 3pm easily.
Let me know what you think