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Old March 26th, 2017, 14:10
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Re: Hackett Gulch, 3-25-17

After spending some time at the river, we headed out while the weather was still warm, and the snow was soft.



There might be some video from this climb...



This is where I smashed my tail pipe. See that one lonley track off to the left? I forgot all about that ledge on the return trip.



Everyone else remembered...




On the way out, we took a little more time to play around.





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Old March 26th, 2017, 14:34
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Re: Hackett Gulch, 3-25-17

DUDE! Great pictures!!! SO bummed I could not come.

Glad everyone had a good time and hopefully the guys that couldn't make it come next month!!!!

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Old March 26th, 2017, 15:30
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Old March 26th, 2017, 18:07
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Re: Hackett Gulch, 3-25-17

For future reference, it makes much more sense to meet in Divide. The Western gas station didn't seem to mind having 30 jeeps in their parking lot.

I'm glad it went well. I do feel shamed and felt guilty, and was worried yesterday. I am glad you took my advice about the water crossing.

Was that downed tree on Cedar Mtn road, or the trail?
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Old March 26th, 2017, 18:36
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Re: Hackett Gulch, 3-25-17

Looks like a good time! Idk how I've never run this trail it's been on my list forever. Doesn't look like the snow was an issue
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Old March 26th, 2017, 18:55
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Re: Hackett Gulch, 3-25-17

The only snow issue was some slick hard packed areas, otherwise it was just fun.
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Old March 26th, 2017, 22:59
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DUDE! Great pictures!!! SO bummed I could not come.

Glad everyone had a good time and hopefully the guys that couldn't make it come next month!!!!

Thanks Andrew! I commented to the guys that my camera takes sucky video. They thought the Chapter should have a nice camera for BOD members to bring on official runs. I saw a few smart phones out on the run, I want to see those videos.

In all fairness, this camera might have been the bee's knees when Windows XP was boss!
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Old March 26th, 2017, 23:49
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For future reference, it makes much more sense to meet in Divide. The Western gas station didn't seem to mind having 30 jeeps in their parking lot.

I'm glad it went well. I do feel shamed and felt guilty, and was worried yesterday. I am glad you took my advice about the water crossing.

Was that downed tree on Cedar Mtn road, or the trail?
Thanks for the insight!

The downed tree...

We got to the intersection of Teller County Roads 51 and 3. There is a big kiosk there that shows CR3 going to Westcreek. We drove that nice gravel road north, where we saw signs that said something about a public right of way crossing private property. The road base was not so good, Led would call it "floaty." After some time driving this road we saw a sign that said "OHV Route, high clearance vehicles only," or something like that. The road got narrower, choppier, and crossed a creek several times before we got to the tree. I think we crossed into Douglas County at the "OHV" sign.
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Re: Hackett Gulch, 3-25-17

So these were the videos from the rock coming out of the far end of the trail.

DirteeXj94 uphill by Adam Nurmi, on Flickr

IMG_7164 by Adam Nurmi, on Flickr
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Thanks Adam!
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I am glad you took my advice about the water crossing.
It was real tempting to run the water crossing, level seemed low enough, but no one wanted to risk it.

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Re: Hackett Gulch, 3-25-17

Awesome! Adam do you mind if we share your vids on our page?
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You are more than welcome to share them.
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Re: Hackett Gulch, 3-25-17

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I was really happy to see everybody at the trail head! While we had our tailgate meeting, a group went ahead of us: a few Grand Cherokees, a JK, a Toyota truck, a stock XJ, and a Kia Sedona. Most of that group was riding on stock tires. I told the guys that if the Kia makes it in and out, the guys who cancelled are due for some crap. Well guess what, it really happened!!!!!!!
Damned, when I saw the pictures on trail damage is looked rougher.

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Old March 28th, 2017, 18:45
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Re: Hackett Gulch, 3-25-17

Hopefully this works. Lmk if they dont

Lorenzo Robinson shared a video with you from the Flickr app! Take a look:
https://flic.kr/p/S81B9t


Lorenzo Robinson shared a video with you from the Flickr app! Take a look:
https://flic.kr/p/S5sE9U


Lorenzo Robinson shared a video with you from the Flickr app! Take a look:
https://flic.kr/p/SLXz1A
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