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Kokopelli Trail run - April 28-29, 2012

Well the trail was MUCH tougher than I had imagined.

Had more than a few scary moments out there but it was a blast and very beautiful.

Thanks to Jess for putting it together and to everyone else for the spots and camaraderie.

Jess and her trailer.


Bob and his trailer.


We took a wrong turn and ended up in a tight wash - here is Jess getting out.














Looking down on the backside of Fisher Towers from Top-Of-The-World.


















Rose Garden hill.


The end of the trail, back down into Moab.
 

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Obviously, I missed out on a good time. I know things can change over time but I'd be curious what the really tough spots were.
 

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Well, there was a really tight spot going around a large boulder on a marrow shelf road very near the start of the trail just after Castle Rock that I got real tippy going around. It was my bad, I turned up into the hill way too much and nearly soiled my pants there.

Then we took a really tough section after we came down from Top-of-the-World that we probably should have gone around. I got way to close to the edge going up a series of hairy ledges and started to bounce right and got pretty close to going off the ledge. I was following Jess who had made it up with her trailer, but she is a better driver than me, and she has 35's as well. Several folks decided to go around after seeing me get close to the edge at this spot. It was a pucker factor 5 for sure.

Then in this same section I again turned up into the hill in another really tight narrow spot with a little wash out and got real close to going over again. I really need to stop doing that. :)

Then the Rose Garden was pretty tricky as well - Jess got high centered and we had to tug her back with my winch while I was in a place that was less than ideal - pointing nose down a lot - but this wasn't really that bad compared to the other stuff.

Anyway - it was just much tougher than I was expecting I guess.

Always a thrill - :cheers:

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The trail is just under 150 miles long and took us 2 full days.

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Thanks for the info Vince. I think I know where you mean on that first one but can't picture the others soooo . . . guess I'll have to check 'em out when I get a chance.
 

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Getting ready for summer here in SoCal - Surf's Up!



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:bigthumb:awesome. do it x3.

Only thing i might change is make the angle of the trim match the angle of the front body line behind the fender flare.
 

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On the beach and on the dunes, Pismo Beach, Turf 'N Surf 2012.









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Beautiful pictures, as always! :)

A little disappointed that you didn't go ahead with the woody mod. :lol:
 

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:rofl:

Hey Jess - cheers...

:cheers:

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If you check out the pics Ace recently posted from his Kokopelli trip in October, he's got some nice shots of the difficult areas you mentioned a number of posts ago. I just posted a reply in it, so it should be near the top of the active topics. :cheers:
 

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Ivan and I have teamed up to produce a bunch of FJ themed T-shirts.

Please like our page and buy a few T-shirts too! Cheers...

Look at the photo "Albums" for all the T-shirt designs being offered.

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I just tried to order one, but I'm a facebook retard, so let me know if the order went through :)

BTW: Love the tilt-shift - looks like a die-cast with mods!
 
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