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Old June 15th, 2016, 10:00
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Kelly Flat / Crystal Mountain

Anyone want to do a couple runs this weekend, maybe Saturday?

Looking to get the buggy's legs out to stretch, but don't want to quite go down to Indy, BV, etc. at the moment.

Nothing super hard by any means, but has some stuff to play on if you wish.

I'm thinking Kelly Flats and possibly Crystal Mountain.
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Old June 15th, 2016, 10:38
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Re: Kelly Flat / Crystal Mountain

Me and the boy might be able to do Saturday, what time are you thinking?
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Old June 15th, 2016, 10:48
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Re: Kelly Flat / Crystal Mountain

I'd be looking at being up there not super early, but early enough.

We want to check out the CSU Surplus tent sale that morning, otherwise we're free.

I'd like us to get out of there no later than 10AM, and head up after that sometime.
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Re: Kelly Flat / Crystal Mountain

Let me check with the boss, have to get daughters truck fixed but home to finish that Friday night if it cooperates.
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Old June 15th, 2016, 11:06
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Re: Kelly Flat / Crystal Mountain

I might be interested depending on what the surgeon says Thursday. The only issue is that I have a bright and shiny new paint job that I am not particularly interested in scratching up.

The surplus sale sounds fun. It has been years since I was at one.
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Old June 15th, 2016, 11:10
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Let me check with the boss, have to get daughters truck fixed but home to finish that Friday night if it cooperates.
Sounds good, I'll keep you posted as well. I have to get the ORI's put back in and a few other small things.

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I might be interested depending on what the surgeon says Thursday. The only issue is that I have a bright and shiny new paint job that I am not particularly interested in scratching up.

The surplus sale sounds fun. It has been years since I was at one.
Right on Tom. It's a pretty easy trail as far as I know. The only "hard" part is the chutes, which I wouldn't consider that bad from what I've seen. Crystal Mountain is a pretty easy drive as well. Both are right near one anther, one down the highway from the other in the Poudre Canyon.
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Re: Kelly Flat / Crystal Mountain

I ran the chutes many times but that was back before going full width. I'm just not real interested in body damage. I am not afraid of doing the bypass.
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Old June 15th, 2016, 15:24
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I ran the chutes many times but that was back before going full width. I'm just not real interested in body damage. I am not afraid of doing the bypass.
Well then, you'll know it better than I would

I think it wouldn't be hard to get out of there without scratches...
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Re: Kelly Flat / Crystal Mountain

All I remember is that it has a kink in the middle and gets pretty narrow. I had to ride a tire up on a wall/rock and my drip rail was less than an inch away from scraping but that was with normal widths.

That was almost 20 years ago so the obstacle has no doubt changed.
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Re: Kelly Flat / Crystal Mountain

I'll be out at Kelly Flats in the JK trying out the new Atlas transfer case with some friends on Saturday.
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All I remember is that it has a kink in the middle and gets pretty narrow. I had to ride a tire up on a wall/rock and my drip rail was less than an inch away from scraping but that was with normal widths.

That was almost 20 years ago so the obstacle has no doubt changed.
Yeah, that seems to be still pretty close from what I've seen in pictures.

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I'll be out at Kelly Flats in the JK trying out the new Atlas transfer case with some friends on Saturday.
What time are you going to be out there?
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What time are you going to be out there?
Around 9:00 to 10:00 I think. I'll be in the white 2 door JK with 35s. There should be a very obvious green 4 door JKU on 37s as well.
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Around 9:00 to 10:00 I think. I'll be in the white 2 door JK with 35s. There should be a very obvious green 4 door JKU on 37s as well.
Awesome. I'll be in a red XJ buggy

We're going to try and hit the Surplus sale from 8-9 hopefully.

I'll have everything loaded to go so that we can try and be at the trail head at 10.
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Awesome. I'll be in a red XJ buggy

We're going to try and hit the Surplus sale from 8-9 hopefully.

I'll have everything loaded to go so that we can try and be at the trail head at 10.
I'm coming up from Saudi Aurora and meeting people for breakfast on the way. I suspect my arrival time will depend on how fast the coffee kicks in.
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I'm coming up from Saudi Aurora and meeting people for breakfast on the way. I suspect my arrival time will depend on how fast the coffee kicks in.


Fair enough.

If you do have an idea what time you'll get to the trail head, let me know.

I can also PM you my cell number as well.
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