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Friday, March 23, 2012

More 4x4 trails

Today we decided to do some more 4x4 trails.  First we drove to the Potash road and took the Long Canyon trail.  The neat thing about this trail was this huge rock that had fallen across the road.  Yep, I got to drive under it.  Then the trail climbed to the top of the mesa and eventually came out to Hwy. 313, the road to Dead Horse and Island in the Sky parks.  From there we picked up the Wipe Out trail.  This one had a lot of sandstone ledges to go up and down and a lot of loose deep sand in between.  A more challenging trail, but when we got to Wipe Out Hill I decided that would be a good place to turn around.  We watched some dirt bikers climbing up and down the hill for a while.  I'm not sure if my Liberty would have made it up as steep as it was!  So we turned around and took a different trail back.  This one had fewer ledges but way more loose sand.  Had to backtrack once when we got to a ledge too high to cross, and went around it.
Then we drove out to Klondike Bluffs trail, this one also had a lot of loose sand.  We didn't make it too far since we got to a ledge  that was really tight with a turn in the middle that I tried 3 times but couldn't get lined up right and didn't want to damage the jeep.  Anyway if I would have made it down I would have had to come back up that one and it would have been even tougher.  So we turned back and came home and had wine and cheese.
Low Clearance?

Had a little trouble, right rear tire kept dropping in a hole, finally backed up and went to the left and got up.

Where we turned around
Another fun day in Moab!

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