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C6Rubicon 10-23-2012 06:59 PM

Hackett Gulch
Anyone know anything about the guy that was killed wheeling Hackett Gulch on Saturday?

chrisfp88 10-23-2012 07:46 PM

How in the hell?

Oldguy 10-23-2012 07:59 PM

News isn't reporting anything other than confirming the death. The legal part of the trail is not that big of a deal. However a lot of people go around the barrier at the Park County line. The hill they use is extremely off camber and a long drop to boot. This will pretty much finish off Hackett. Been too many problems out there and a death is going to close it for good.

C6Rubicon 10-23-2012 08:06 PM

Always bad news when someone dies. There is a post on the FJ forum that says he was in a Grand Cherokee and there is a photo that shows the Jeep rolled on it's top in a flat part of the trail.

bigcountry0711 10-23-2012 08:51 PM

It looks like he steered away to miss that tree and hit that huge rut and that thing that is stinking out looks like his steering broke where it connects to the input shaft on the steering gear box but i am not sure. It is sad to see this such a young kid barely started living.

Cpearson_11 10-23-2012 10:47 PM

I got on the fj forums and that is very sad. It's a horrible thing to happen to anyone. my prayers are out and everyone be safe to.

Justin04Lj 10-23-2012 10:51 PM

Yes I am very glad it wasn't any of you guys in that article. Please be safe everyone. Thoughts and prayers go to his family.

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