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baja1d 05-24-2010 11:53 AM

multi day Colorado trip
 
Hello everyone-

Now that my daughter is almost a year old, the wife and I are thinking of taking a 4x4 trip through Colorado. I'm familiar with most of the state from a dirtbike (singletrack) stand point but not from a 4x4 view. The plan is to mix camping with hotels. We'll be heading out in July and then again in Sept so I don't think snow will be much of an issue. Each trip will be approximately 13 days long. Does anybody have any GPS Tracks or suggestions for a route.

We'll be leaving out of Pine Junction and heading North for the first trip and South for the second, or vice versa. We've got a lifted and locked FJ80 but I'm hoping to have the '64 FJ40 ready to roll by Sept. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. My e-mail address is baja1d@msn.com

Thanks in advance,
~Travis

baja1d 05-24-2010 11:57 AM

We're also considering heading out to Utah during the winter months when it cools down a little. Any multi day routes through Utah's desert would also be appreciated. Bye the way, if anybody needs singletrack dirtbike GPS tracks I'd gladly trade info.

wesintl 05-24-2010 10:34 PM

lots of stuff out there... ouray is always nice, the passes around st elmo... pearl, schofield, crystal mill, all good stuff.

SteveH 05-25-2010 11:59 AM

You might consider purchasing the Charles Wells books on Colo and/or Utah, as they provide great information on trails and difficulties and are better than most other books out there. Type 'Charles Wells' in Amazon's search window and specify 'books'.

Loki 05-25-2010 04:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SteveH (Post 150558)
You might consider purchasing the Charles Wells books on Colo and/or Utah, as they provide great information on trails and difficulties and are better than most other books out there. Type 'Charles Wells' in Amazon's search window and specify 'books'.


I second this, I think the guides are under the name FunTreks

Lars 05-25-2010 07:15 PM

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Originally Posted by wesintl (Post 150531)
lots of stuff out there... ouray is always nice, the passes around st elmo... pearl, schofield, crystal mill, all good stuff.

I agree, the Ouray, Silberton area is awsome. Lots of stuff down there. All levels


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