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Old 05-19-2011, 12:11 PM
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Yes, that place is very cool. I was there 3 years ago & backpacked in from the Hanson Mill site (arrived in my 88 Civic). We camped out along the foot trail about 60% of the way to the geologic area. I plan to go back via the 4x4 trail now that we've got the 'runner. We saw no one on the whole 3 day trip.

We'll definitely have to also check out the Slumgullion Earth Flow this time!

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I was following this thread, knowing I had heard of the place, and when going through maps and articles today for my next trip, found the below article.

How about August 27th weekend? Also, since its not strictly 4-wheeling and gas is $4, I'd be interested in a Cruiser-pool. My 80 seats 4 comfortably and there is plenty of room for gear, both inside and on the roof.
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I think that's the weekend of the Rally. This would be a good Sunday run.
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I think that's the weekend of the Rally. This would be a good Sunday run.
Its 7 hours away......
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Backpacked in from the north side from the Lagarita Wilderness many years ago. Was fascinated with it. Have always wanted to go back there some day.
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There are a few camp sites at the end of the Wheeler road at the trailhead. I camped there last fall. Then backpacked over Halfmoon pass for a few days. We used to hunt the other side up the Middle Fork. A surprising amount of day traffic on the road on the weekends, but very remote when you get back in there. A very special place. Got lost one night, spent a night away from the tent and was stalked and growled at my a mountain lion. Good stuff. I plan on going back this fall.
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Old 05-25-2011, 11:14 AM
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The trailhead is at the Hanson Mill ruins.

This is what the campground looks like, it's not bad. There aren't a ton of spots, maybe a dozen or so established.



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