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Old April 24th, 2008, 09:48 AM
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Trails Checklist

I am fairly new to four wheeling and haven't tried out many trails. Most of what I have done is in Eastern Idaho near the Tetons and Rexburg area nothing very technical, Moab once but was by myself and didn't want to venture too far out.

I was wanting to find more about favorite trails. Get details like, how technical? What is the best time of year as far as weather or to avoid crowds? How long to plan/prep to enjoy the trail or destination? Not wanting a top ten list, but maybe a checklist of trails and maybe events to do before you die type of idea.
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Old April 24th, 2008, 11:09 AM
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Backcountry Adventures, by Massey and Wilson and is available for most western states.
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Old April 24th, 2008, 11:27 PM
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My top 5 that I have done... Not all that tech...

1. Elephant Hill Into The Needles District - Canyonlands N.P.
2. Imogene Pass -Black Bear Pass - Colorado
3. The Dollhouse - Canyonlands
4. Skutumpah Rd. - Utah
5. The White Rim Trail - weird another Utah
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Old April 25th, 2008, 07:21 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by montanablur
weird another Utah

Not weird...

Utah is the mecca of overland travel in the US

The Beef Basin, Needles, Elephant Hill is my favorite too

Additional overland trails are

1. El Camino Del Diablo: AZ
2. Mojave Road: CA
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Old April 26th, 2008, 07:46 PM
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When I lived in Rexburg, I use to go dirtbiking every April in Caineville, UT, near Capitol Reef NP. It takes about an hour to get to Moab from there, just because you have to go north to Green River then south to Moab. The temperature is the way I like it chilly mornings and nice afternoons.

What time of year is best for Moab, when it isn't overcrowded? I know not to go around Easter. What is a good amount of time to plan to spend?
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Old April 26th, 2008, 08:15 PM
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Scott,

White Rim looks nice.





I wasn't able to get any trail time when I was in Moab from a damaged timing belt and rotten hose.

Skyler Neibaur
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