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    Wild Horse through Cathedral Valley (Capitol Reef National Park)

    Day 2 started with a brisk spring morning. No matter, got the propane stove running to brew us all up some hot chocolate. After-which, we hit the trails. Not withstanding how scenic the first day was, it didn't hold a candle to what awaited us in Cathedral Valley: Temple of the Sun...
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    Wild Horse through Cathedral Valley (Capitol Reef National Park)

    We all met up at Temple Mountain Campground, which is an area of group camps just west of Goblin Valley State Park. There is also a really cool Native American Panel nearby: Little Wild Horse is primarily a well-graded trail with occasionally wash-outs that follows a wash north/south. There...
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    Wild Horse through Cathedral Valley (Capitol Reef National Park)

    Mere days before "social distancing" went from an awkward word grouping to a catchphrase, @Backroadexploration led a small group of members of Expedition Utah from Temple Mountain Campground (near Goblin Valley) through Capitol Reef. This was an overnight adventure spanning roughly 70 miles of...
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    Degenerative disk disorder with sciatica. Combine that with a lifted 4x4 truck...

    My wife has DD and occasional sciatic pain. Luckily she is a on a stretch regimen prescribed by the doctor and taught by our work's Athletic Trainer. We were fortunately able to avoid surgery and her quality of life hasn't taken a significant hit IF she religiously does her stretches. If she...
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    Onion Creek to Dewey Bridge: A taste of the Kokopelli Trail and Rose Garden Hill

    We were aired down. The first Jeep (the one with the most footage) was on a new set of KM3s at 18psi. He could have gone lower, but he wasn't that high. Load Range E just doesn't flex unless you are in the single digits, and without beadlocks, he didn't want to go that low. He said he'd try...
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    Onion Creek to Dewey Bridge: A taste of the Kokopelli Trail and Rose Garden Hill

    The Shura road, right before dropping off at the Dewey Bridge.
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    Onion Creek to Dewey Bridge: A taste of the Kokopelli Trail and Rose Garden Hill

    Sunset on highway 128, following the Green River back into Moab.
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    Onion Creek to Dewey Bridge: A taste of the Kokopelli Trail and Rose Garden Hill

    As part of our final trips for 2019, a group of us got together for some trail riding in Moad in late fall. Part of us were to spend the time around Moab, living it large in a Condo (I was part of this group, my son and I bummin' a ride with my Dad in his JK Unlimited). The rest of our group...
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    Tower Arch, Arches National Park

    @VORSHEER , yeah I got a good laugh out of that comment when reviewing the footage! I just compiled a report on the alternate entrances which can be tied to the Tower Arch trail: Willow Springs and Salt Valley. Both are significantly easier. I was going to do a new trip report/review thread...
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    Tower Arch, Arches National Park

    Yeah, I've been going to Moab nearly annually since the late 80's and that was my first time. Embarrassing. It's a great trail!
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    Tower Arch, Arches National Park

    Yeah, we toyed with the idea of running it the other direction later in the year when we started at Salt Valley Road, but we didn't have as much time. I need to get out and do Copper Ridge, that's the only one in the Arches area I haven't really explored. I took footage of Willow Springs and...
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    Tower Arch, Arches National Park

    I took my family to Tower Arch as part of our weekend adventure in the Deadhorse Point/Moab area last summer. I have always been aware of this trail, but ironically have never bothered to take it. Probably because I've always seen the lineup of RVs and cars to get into Arches and figured...
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    Who ordered a New Defender ?

    I'm curious if @Fivespddisco can find a way to trim those wheel wells to accept 35"s, with the posted wheelbase, it's too small for 32"s for the type of terrain I encounter. After personally piloting a stock JKU rubicon across it's belly through the actual Rubicon Trail and talking to folks who...
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    Yellowstone National Park without the crowds??? Take the back roads!

    That would be a sweet place to go for the eclipse. How was it? I'm surprised that even during the eclipse week Cave Falls was desolate. It is SO easy to get to! But it is out of the way, so I guess that's all it takes..
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