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Romer
08-12-2007, 08:52 PM
We had a spectacular run today to Red Cone. Thanks to Ben and Dan for doing this. It was great having Ham Radios as even when we were out of CB range, we were chatting crystal clear on the Hams.


It was great to see the FJ team Robbie, Chris, Rod and ? (can't remember), and our new neighbors the Coberly's on a spectacular day.

After many years I was finally able to convince my Father to come along. He always thought of offroad driving like riding a buckboard. He had a great time and was impressed with the driving skill of his granddaughters. He also brought a visiting friend who had a great time.

It was also nice to see Mike's repaired 40 back on the trail and Ige's 80. I wish I got pictures of more trucks, but we had a big turnout (17 trucks) and really didn't stop at obstacles, just when groups in front of us broke down.

Romer
08-12-2007, 08:53 PM
A few more

Romer
08-12-2007, 08:57 PM
But of course wild man Ben had to have some fun and during lunch the Romer caravan happened to be parked next to a mud hole. So Ben came zooming down and went through the mud splashing out trucks.

To be fair, he warned us first, but Sarah still had here window open a crack. The mud splashed with such force that were cleaning it out for an hour when we got home from inside the truck. Ben said something about Uncle Ben owing us some money, not sure what that means.

I know people got pics of this so hopefully they will post them. I know Rod from the FJ team got a picture and drenched in mud getting it.

Romer
08-12-2007, 09:04 PM
As I said earlier, the Hams were a great thing to have. I tried to say good bye to folks on the CB who had stopped a ways back and couldn't reach them, but got ahold of Dan (gunner) on the Ham and he was crystal gear.

I think spreading the Hams out like we did today was a good idea. Course there were only 3 of us.

nuclearlemon
08-12-2007, 09:15 PM
i think the other dude is conner.

anyway, here are a few pics

Nick F.
08-12-2007, 09:20 PM
Awesome run. I had a great time and my family did too. I took a bunch of pics. enjoy:thumb:

He's the group stopped at lunch, 17 trucks in all
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a308/NFerrando/DSCF0068.jpg

This is how LexusBen makes his money
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a308/NFerrando/DSCF0070.jpg
Sign at the top
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a308/NFerrando/DSCF0093.jpg
I took this pic close to the sign above
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a308/NFerrando/DSCF0099.jpg

Nick F.
08-12-2007, 09:25 PM
Coming down the back side of redcone.
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a308/NFerrando/DSCF0118.jpg

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a308/NFerrando/DSCF0110.jpg

Ben at the lead
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a308/NFerrando/DSCF2163.jpg

The view out the window
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a308/NFerrando/DSCF0084.jpg

Back side of red cone, you can just see a truck at top
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a308/NFerrando/DSCF2166.jpg

Tch2fly
08-13-2007, 08:00 AM
IH8MUD
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b378/FJ80FUN/RisingSun/redcone4.jpg

Here is a video of Ben running the mud puddle
Lexusben mudrun (http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v108/livnletdie/videos/?action=view&current=MOV03052.flv)

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b378/FJ80FUN/RisingSun/redcone5.jpg

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b378/FJ80FUN/RisingSun/redcone3.jpg

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b378/FJ80FUN/RisingSun/redcone1.jpg

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b378/FJ80FUN/RisingSun/redcone2.jpg

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b378/FJ80FUN/RisingSun/redcone.jpg

ssmathis
08-13-2007, 01:51 PM
Just adding some that I took. Thanks for letting me tag along on this one. I had a great time meeting you all.

Scott

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m167/ssmathis/RC2.jpg
http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m167/ssmathis/RedCone11.jpg
http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m167/ssmathis/RedCone9.jpg
http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m167/ssmathis/RedCone12.jpg
http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m167/ssmathis/RedCone6.jpg

sno bored
08-13-2007, 02:46 PM
I had a great time on the run. I went home up Radical Hill and down to Breck. I saw about 30 Mtn. goats on the way home. There were 4 or 5 groups with 6-7 in each group. I didn't have a camera so no pictures.

Romer
08-13-2007, 04:17 PM
Awesome pictures and video.

roosterdo
08-15-2007, 05:21 PM
Thanks for the good time guys and gals and the mud bath Ben!


http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1427/1131553232_6cfdc1d3c9.jpg?v=0

Additional pictures of the run here:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/roosterdo/

Convert
08-15-2007, 05:36 PM
Ben that looks like a sweet wallpaper for your laptop:thumb:

Bighead
08-15-2007, 06:38 PM
Nice pics...looks like it was a great time. I'm a bit irritated I had to miss it.