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Offline Xstar

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Re: Rubicon Trail 2018
« Reply #15 on: April 04, 2017, 07:19:59 PM »
I spoke with Angela today and she would be interested in going as well


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Re: Rubicon Trail 2018
« Reply #16 on: April 05, 2017, 08:27:40 AM »
I'm just going to type something and hit "Post" so I get alerted on what's going on with this thread... 


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Re: Rubicon Trail 2018
« Reply #17 on: April 05, 2017, 09:08:50 AM »
I'm just going to type something and hit "Post" so I get alerted on what's going on with this thread... 


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Re: Rubicon Trail 2018
« Reply #18 on: April 05, 2017, 11:03:05 AM »
i would recommend Bronco Canyon, NV as a trail to visit on the way to/from Rubicon/Fordyce

here is the requirements/recommendations for it- (posted on 7OR)

LOWER CANYON - Requirements:
33"+ Tires
Rear Locker
Winch
Tow Points Front / Rear
Rocker Guards
Recovery Gear
Full Size Spare
CB Radio or VHF Radio
Fire Extinguisher
Spill Kit
Fluids
Great Attitude!


LOWER CANYON - Recommendations:
35"+ Tires
Front Locker
Spare Parts


UPPER CANYON - Requirements:
37"+ Tires
Rear Locker
Front Locker
Winch
Tow Points Front / Rear
Rocker Guards
Recovery Gear
Full Size Spare
Spare Parts
CB Radio or VHF Radio
Fire Extinguisher
Spill Kit
Fluids
Great Attitude!


UPPER CANYON - Recommendations:
A BUGGY!!


and here are a couple of guys i know on Upper Bronco from last year

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYOH5IFLEQw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3QjP06oVUg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArGEtKi9PZ4

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Re: Rubicon Trail 2018
« Reply #19 on: April 05, 2017, 01:41:04 PM »
Guess that's out of my league.

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Re: Rubicon Trail 2018
« Reply #20 on: April 05, 2017, 01:43:22 PM »
Guess that's out of my league.

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Rubicon is recommended at front and rear lockers 33 inch tires and a winch and they recommend a skid plate for the rear differential on stock axles.  The other Trails I honestly don't know about.

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Re: Rubicon Trail 2018
« Reply #21 on: April 05, 2017, 01:49:13 PM »
I'm sure I could run the Rubicon as I'm equipped.  The other trails, not so much.

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Re: Rubicon Trail 2018
« Reply #22 on: April 11, 2017, 01:56:51 PM »
This is high on my Jeep's bucket list. Of course, now I want to get the axles swapped, tires, and other things done by this trip.


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Re: Rubicon Trail 2018
« Reply #23 on: August 09, 2017, 01:37:14 PM »
I'd be in for running the Rubicon and hanging out in Rubicon Springs for a day or 2 before we finish the last 5 miles for so.   I'm not sure if I care about the other trails mentioned.   If I'm going on a club run it's mostly just because I like hanging out with you guys and not necessarily the wheeling by itself.  This is how I allow Weaverling to owe me multiple days of vacation.   
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Re: Rubicon Trail 2018
« Reply #24 on: August 09, 2017, 02:08:25 PM »
I would really like to do this.  What time of year are we thinking?  Sept/Oct would be good for me(I think that was mentioned here already).  I would vote for stretching our time out on the trail and camping along it.  I would also be up for spending a day or two in Rubicon Springs like  uncleben03 said.

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Re: Rubicon Trail 2018
« Reply #25 on: August 09, 2017, 04:21:03 PM »
I just had 6 friends return from the Rubicon last week.  6 flatfenders ranging from mild to wild.  Go to CJ2A Page Forums,
Scroll down to Shows and Get togethers, Go to Vintage Willys at the Rubicon 2017.  Great Pictures and videos.  You can't believe the tools, parts, and equipment they took with them, including using their batteries to power  a welder which was used twice.  They also ran it between the two Jeep jamborees so porta potties and parts and service was available at the springs.

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Re: Rubicon Trail 2018
« Reply #26 on: August 10, 2017, 09:52:01 PM »
I didn't even know this was a thread until Atch told me.
I've already been talking to others about this, but someone in this thread is responsible for putting a bug in our ears if he recalls or not, but we were in his garage when this started. :-)

I've heard talk about stopping at trails on the way out or after the rubicon is done. Talk of driving stright through, 1 night stop, 2 nights stop etc... I want this to happen with our Jeep family, but with all of the different potential plans, I say we just nail down the dates that we're actually going to do the Rubicon and everybody can make their own way there or home and convoy and stop as they see fit. Similar to how Colorado was this year, small groups intersecting all over.
Mainly because if I drive all the way out there I'm going to see some redwood trees and may stop to see my son in Utah.

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Re: Rubicon Trail 2018
« Reply #27 on: August 11, 2017, 08:12:59 AM »
I am very interested in this trip too. Posting for updates


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Re: Rubicon Trail 2018
« Reply #28 on: August 11, 2017, 08:29:00 AM »
From what I've read the best times to go are between mid June to mid September to avoid potential snow. I've also heard it may be 1 - 3 days of camping depending on how much site seeing you do on the trail and size of groups. I think late July early August would be ideal, but open to suggestions

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Re: Rubicon Trail 2018
« Reply #29 on: August 11, 2017, 05:43:02 PM »
Personally I would think mid to late August as the best time. 70/80s during the day. 40/50s at night

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