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Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 09-27-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,184
Posted By ndcruiser
I'll let Marco give the story, here are some pics...

I'll let Marco give the story, here are some pics that I wanted to get up because I'll be on the road tomorrow.

The trail was pretty technical the last 4 miles (for me), so all pics are from the...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 09-27-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,184
Posted By ndcruiser
I happen to be in Vail for one more day, talked...

I happen to be in Vail for one more day, talked to Marco and I'm going to tag along. RCKHOUND is too it sounds like.

I have a sat phone, so if things go sideways and someone see's a 889.....(16...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 09-23-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By ndcruiser
Reported to Leadville FS. When I told the...

Reported to Leadville FS.

When I told the operator I wanted to make a report about the trail conditions she interrupted me and said "its all clear!" ;)

Sent her a pic too.
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 09-22-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By ndcruiser
Well, the two biggest boulders which are smack in...

Well, the two biggest boulders which are smack in the middle of the trail were a good 3-4' high and wide and a little longer.

I'm thinking something big will need to move those. Lets say you get a...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 09-22-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By ndcruiser
Thanks all - REALLY wanted to try to get around...

Thanks all - REALLY wanted to try to get around the uphill side, but in this situation I knew better than to try.

Stock vehicles won't be getting by anymore. I taped a note to the "Four Wheel Drive...
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 09-22-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By ndcruiser
Mosquito Pass report, rockslide?

Had the whole family (4 daughters) along as we tried to do Mosquito pass from the Leadville side today.

At 7.6 miles, right before the New London Mine (I think) we ran into a rockslide that looked...
Forum: General Chit Chat 09-15-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 298
Posted By ndcruiser
Still would like to get Farnham's contact if at...

Still would like to get Farnham's contact if at all possible, or anyone else in the area. Not sure AAA will be much help ;) Again, don't plan on getting wild, but sometimes ol Murphy's law kicks...
Forum: General Chit Chat 09-01-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 298
Posted By ndcruiser
Thanks Farnham. Been in that area before, but was...

Thanks Farnham. Been in that area before, but was just wandering so I appreciate the advice.

If you're in the Vail area, you might be a good guy to be able to get ahold of if I'm in need of advice...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-29-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 298
Posted By ndcruiser
Stan I'm with you on that. I'm figuring that a...

Stan I'm with you on that. I'm figuring that a day on any trail is a day to be thankful for, especially if I'm exposing my kids to the scenery. The trails/roads you mention, those are listed in a...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-29-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 298
Posted By ndcruiser
I see the Wells books that I already have offer...

I see the Wells books that I already have offer data that will work with my oregon. I think I'll go that route.

I see Farnham is from the Vail area. I tried sending a PM but the mailbox is full. If...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-28-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 298
Posted By ndcruiser
This is one of my concerns from Trail Damage...

This is one of my concerns from Trail Damage description of Ptarmigan Pass Trail: "The trail is usually rocky as it follows the creek, and some sections can be difficult. When the rocks are wet it...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-28-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 298
Posted By ndcruiser
Say, I have an older Garmin Oregon GPS, can...

Say, I have an older Garmin Oregon GPS, can someone recommend a newer one that will work well with the TrailDamage GPS Exchange Files? When I last did a lot of wheeling, it was before ipad, iphone...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-27-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 298
Posted By ndcruiser
Thanks for the advice guys. Did Shrine pass in a...

Thanks for the advice guys. Did Shrine pass in a stock Yukon on my honeymoon, and on a mountain bikes many times since.

I know there are some trails off of it, some looked a bit more technical, any...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-27-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 298
Posted By ndcruiser
Family Trip Suggestions

Hi All -

Heading to CO in a few weeks, staying in Vail with our 4 daughters. Was going to trailer down my 100 Series and do a couple of half day, more mild trails for fun with the family. More off...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 07-29-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,389
Posted By ndcruiser
Thanks for the reply. If you're in Lafayette...

Thanks for the reply. If you're in Lafayette (been studying google maps) how's the Omni Interlocken Resort in Bloomfield? Looks like the area isn't too crowded so maybe trailered FJ friendly.
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 07-29-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,389
Posted By ndcruiser
Hi Guys - last posted on this forum the last time...

Hi Guys - last posted on this forum the last time I took my FJ to CO, back in 2011. My wife and I may be headed to Vail for our anniversary, I could possibly talk her into spending the day on the...
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-22-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By ndcruiser
Thanks Trey, but we're not going to be in Vail...

Thanks Trey, but we're not going to be in Vail until the 30th, and then heading to Aspen after that.

John
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-22-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By ndcruiser
Vail to Aspen

Hi, I posted this on ih8mud (been a member there for 6 years, here for about 6 minutes!), one of your members suggested posting here:

Heading to the Vail area next week for 10 days. Trailering my...
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