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lgottler
November 29th, 2005, 07:00 PM
Weekend of the 25-26th. Heading down Thursday the 23nd and leaving Sunday morning Feb 26th. It is roughly a 10 hour drive with a trailer down there from the Detroit area. Take I-75 south then jog over east about 70 miles.

We will be camping at Harlan County Campground (http://www.harlancountycampground.com/) which is on the north side, the Putney Trailhead. I am renting a Cabin for the weekend, but there is RV access and tent sites. The campground is directly on the trailhead, so once you unload, you don't need to drive the road to access the trails.

I'm not trying to find anything too rough down there, maybe trails ranging from 2-3, I'd like to see the area and take out my brother-in-law for his first Jeep trip.

If you had a vehicle on 32's+ I'd say you'd be fine. I have never been down there before, so you would know as much as me!!

Just an informal gathering of people. Wheelin' for a few days, maybe even get a guide from the local clubs to show us around. I've talked with a few down there and everyone couldn't be nicer! Maps of the trails are available at the campground.

There are also some mines and stuff in the area in case your significant other doesn't want to wheel the whole time!

Harlan County Trails (http://www.harlancountytrails.com/)

Lucas

MuddyPaws
November 29th, 2005, 09:33 PM
How about March? Spring break time... :D

lgottler
November 29th, 2005, 09:46 PM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(MuddyPaws &#064; Nov 29 2005, 05&#58;33 PM) 6848</div>

How about March? Spring break time... :D
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But my wife gets winter break in February&#33; So, I can take her down there, she takes off with her sister to shop and sight see for a few days/week and I get my brother-in-law to ride shotgun&#33;

Lucas

kb8ymf
November 30th, 2005, 05:19 PM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(MuddyPaws &#064; Nov 29 2005, 08&#58;33 PM) 6848</div>

How about March? Spring break time... :D
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I&#39;m working on a run to Canada in May/June timeframe and NO........... not Gitchee Gumee area&#33; Something NEW&#33;&#33;&#33;&#33;&#33; Am told will be VERY challenging area.

MuddyPaws
November 30th, 2005, 09:11 PM
Maybe I should work with you....I was thinking of doing something like that or drummond about that time.

kb8ymf
December 1st, 2005, 05:05 PM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(MuddyPaws &#064; Nov 30 2005, 08&#58;11 PM) 6862</div>

Maybe I should work with you....I was thinking of doing something like that or drummond about that time.
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The way I look at it Tim is there are WAY to few places we go to WAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY to often. The place in Canada is with a friend I&#39;ve known for many years. They hosted the United run there back in 2002 if memory serves me correctly. We went to a place called Bobcaygen where they hosted the Jeep Jamboree for many years. They have a great rapport with the MNR and they&#39;ve been allowed to develop challenging trails for their use only. Last time we did Green Mountain. Great trail only a mile or so long, took almost 4 hours. With some of the more capably vehicles around now...JohnnyJ and 95Geo and others could be less of a challenge. However, Henry assured me we would not be dissapointed.
My thought now is to recruit some of the outspoken / active members and help them to host/coordinate events at least every other month.
Something we&#39;ll talk about @ the Board meeting next weekend. If you can make it that would be great.
jim - kb8ymf

MuddyPaws
December 8th, 2005, 06:45 PM
Can&#39;t make the board meeting but i&#39;ll be at the other meeting. I would be willing to go over the bridge just about any time to scout trails. I&#39;ll be over there quite a bit this year leading up to GG. Just picked up a quad also so i&#39;ll be doing trail running with that and the jeep.

T-way
December 10th, 2005, 07:13 PM
If I&#39;m not mistaken Tim......I believe Jim&#39;s talking about hopping over that OTHER bridge to Canada&#33;

You know......that one down on the OTHER end of the state......where all of the people are&#33;&#33;&#33;&#33;

:bigemo_harabe_net-163:

Roadhouse
December 11th, 2005, 10:39 AM
<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(T&#045;way &#064; Dec 10 2005, 06&#58;13 PM) 7016</div>

If I&#39;m not mistaken Tim......I believe Jim&#39;s talking about hopping over that OTHER bridge to Canada&#33;

You know......that one down on the OTHER end of the state......where all of the people are&#33;&#33;&#33;&#33;

:bigemo_harabe_net-163:
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Ya actually there a couple down there...I believe Jim will be heading over the Blue Water Bridge

MuddyPaws
December 12th, 2005, 03:05 AM
WTF is over THAT bridge? You can see mountians from my house.

lgottler
December 12th, 2005, 07:17 PM
You guys are going to make me open a new thread&#33; :P

Lucas

keithshotrodshop
December 13th, 2005, 06:49 PM
I&#39;m definately in. Are you planning on coming home sunday or monday?

lgottler
January 9th, 2006, 01:26 PM
I updated my original post with more details

I&#39;m planning on heading back on Sunday.

Lucas

WhiteRhino
January 9th, 2006, 02:25 PM
Already have plans for that weekend. Would love to go tho.......

I am interested in the run to eastern Canada&#33;

lgottler
January 19th, 2006, 06:24 PM
Pirate4x4 Link (http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/showthread.php?t=433554)

Some pics from a recent run, January. Kinda sideways, but.....kinda an idea of the area this time of year.

Lucas

lgottler
January 29th, 2006, 07:14 PM
Slight change of the plans, I&#39;m knocking off one day from the trip. The relative that I was supposed to meet down there can&#39;t make it. So, instead of doing something with them, I&#39;m just heading down to wheel.

So, plan moved to leaving on Thursday and home on Sunday.

Lucas

lgottler
February 6th, 2006, 02:47 PM
Man this is looking bad&#33; So far, I have 2 people. Me and Keith&#33; Hopefully the guys down there won&#39;t laugh at the Michigan group turnout&#33;

C&#39;mon fellas&#33; All this talk about wanting more runs, here is one, and nobody wants to go&#33; :doah:

Lucas

lgottler
February 19th, 2006, 01:07 PM
Well, the week of.

Were taking off on Thursday morning and heading down to sunny and warm....oh, well, maybe it will be warmer....KY&#33;

We still have room in the cabin if anyone wants to head down...

Lucas