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My off road trip

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by ABES, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    Well me and 2 friends decided to go on an off road trip to the iron range off road park in Gilbert MN this past weekend what a blast definately best vacation ive been on. The jeep and the tracker are owned by my 2 friends I just went along for the ride and used my truck to tow the jeep. Hopefully I will have a K5 blazer or bronco to bring along next year.

    2500 and YJ clean.jpg

    Broken tracker.jpg

    Flex jeep.jpg

    Jeep on cliff.jpg
  2. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    It's good to have an off road only truck, I'd love to have one, looks like a lot of fun.:drinkup:
  3. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322


    Jeep trailer.jpg

    Jeep water.jpg

    Teds revenge.jpg
  4. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    last few.........

    Tracker Mud.jpg

    Tracker mud 2.jpg

    Tracker no fender.jpg
  5. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    dang your fast at the reply JD :D
  6. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,264

    That looks like alot of fun...nice pics!:redbounce
  7. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    found some more


  8. mike psd

    mike psd PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,028

    man that brings back that days of wheeling :D imo a jeep or yota pickup or 4 runner is where its at for wheeling nothing against full size guys
  9. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    Most def. The trails were preety tight and all the trees along the trails had all the bark rubbed off from people hitting the trees. Thats why my plan is to get an old K5 or bronco thats already dented and beat so I wont cry when the body gets dented rubbing against the rocks and trees.
  10. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    something ive always wanted to do, but dont have enough people with trucks. great pics man :cool:
  11. farmerkev

    farmerkev Senior Member
    Messages: 849

    Looks like fun! Do you have anymore info on the place you were? The pics are great, but I was hoping your truck wouldnt be so clean. :D
  12. deere615

    deere615 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,919

    Nice pics looks like fun
  13. LawnProLandscapes

    LawnProLandscapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    looks like a good time, too bad theres nothing like that here in NY, were lucky to have a few wheeler trails left.
  14. nicksplowing

    nicksplowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,226

  15. VBigFord20

    VBigFord20 Senior Member
    Messages: 686

    They have anymore hardcore trails there? I am going to the Badlands in Attica, IN this weekend as we do every year. I love going off road, its about my only hobby when I am not working.

    Heres my rig, unfortunately it has not moved since 10/07 since I have not had time or desire to work on it.

    How she looks now wasting away in the barn.:(
  16. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    you have a quad lawnpro? because I am getting a ride going this fall if interested.
  17. affekonig

    affekonig Senior Member
    Messages: 909

    Awe, memories. Just curious, why'd you trailer the Jeep? It looks driveable.
  18. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    Long gone are the days of driving my wheeling rig anywhere. I trailer it everywhere it goes.

    If you don't have to rely on it to get home, you are going to be much more relaxed and fearless towards actually trying different trails and routes.
  19. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    The trails are way way to tight for a fullsize if you care about the body at all. Plus I couldnt risk breaking the truck it was the tow rig home.
  20. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    Definately we did almost all the trails but there was about 3 (teds revenge money talks and the UA alley) that were just too extreme for anything under 35" tires. I dont know if you read petersons 4 wheel and off road magazine but they were at this very park back in 2004 and they named the UA alley after them really tough trail for mildy built rigs.