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Old 01-17-2013, 04:18 PM
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Default Rampart Range conditions?

I have a friend who just picked up a Jeep. As you can probably guess, he's stoked to do some 4 wheeling. Thing is, it's pretty stock so I don't want to take him somewhere he's going to get into trouble (well, at least reduce the probability some). I was thinking about a little run in Rampart Range, on Hidden Vally / Dakan roads. Has anyone been in this area recently? How does it run in winter?

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Old 01-18-2013, 08:22 AM
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I know there are some winter closures/gates, but I don't have the details. Give the Pike/San Isabel National Forest a call.
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Martin is right, Dakan is closed in winter. Hidden Valley might be open, but it can be sketchy enough in the summer considering how loose it can get and off-camber with the whoop-dee-doos. Slaughterhouse can be run in the winter pretty easily.
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