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Old 11-23-2013, 11:26 AM
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I know but one way to find out. CHAIN UP and let's roll !
We have the gear, we could do a December or January run out there.... You could get a cheap plane ticket and I could pick you up at the airport!

Do a little Colorado skiing along the way.

Check out this link, backpacker.com says the maze is among the U.S. 10 most dangerous hikes!

http://www.backpacker.com/october_08...inations/12616
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Old 11-23-2013, 11:41 AM
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Ya'll come back now ya here!
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Old 11-23-2013, 12:14 PM
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Check out this link, backpacker.com says the maze is among the U.S. 10 most dangerous hikes!

http://www.backpacker.com/october_08...inations/12616
Sweet! where are the other 9? anything look good for next year?
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Old 11-23-2013, 01:16 PM
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CHAIN UP and let's roll !
Problem is a roll could be very likely. Most chains don't offer much lateral stability. On a shelf road that could be a recipe for disaster. I would also expect a snow-covered road like that to multiply your travel time by many times. Might be hard to get from site to site in one day? I don't know the routes or distances

Not saying it could not be done. But you would want a VERY experience crew in recovery techniques. As I would expect it could turn into an entire day of recovery operations just to move forward. Leading truck better have a couple land anchors.

Basically like driving around my neighborhood today Wet heavy snow broke the welds on the loader's plow blade. It took both lockers to get out of my driveway and tool around a little.
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Old 11-23-2013, 04:30 PM
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The nice thing about going into the Maze is you can skip the Flint and enter from the south near Hite or via Poison Springs Wash road. So we could do a winter trip in there.

I would be up for it.

I would leave the trailer at home.

I have a real quiet time at work between Christmas and New Years. Family would be in town. Wonder if I could peel off for say 3-4 days. Might be fun to just rollin via Hite. Roll out the same way or Poison Springs.
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Old 11-23-2013, 06:34 PM
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I might be able to make that with the Boy. Marianne has been bugging me to take him winter camping and give her a weekend to herself.
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Old 11-23-2013, 07:37 PM
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Been following this close & would love to join if it shakes out
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Old 11-23-2013, 09:16 PM
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Ok let's check the weather, I could probably go if I took Ben also.
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Old 11-24-2013, 11:38 AM
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Chris, why don't you start a new planing thread on this. I'm really liking the idea and timing is good for me.
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Old 11-24-2013, 08:33 PM
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It'd be cool to be stuck at the doll house for a few days in the snow
I bet Gary and his little Mrs. ranger are snuggled up in the back listening to Al Green.
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