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AZG23
03-19-2007, 03:16 PM
A HUGE thank you to the High Country Rengades for a GREAT weekend of wheelin' and campin'.

The weather was perfect, the place is SPECTACULAR, and the people cannot be beat...not even with a stick! :D

I had a blast all weekend...drove up Friday morning, no doors n just a safari top...

I was good til just past Star Valley headin' up the rim...there was still snow on the ground, and I had pealed off the long sleeved shirt at S.V....it got a little chilly. (No door comments Rich! )

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/100_1328.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/100_1329.jpg

Anyway....made it up to camp...set up and settled in. We took a tour around the area to get acquainted with it...and got some posuer shots at the woopty doo's and a few other spots

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/100_1332.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/100_1331.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/100_1334.jpg

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http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/100_1338.jpg

The nightlife was a riot...and thats about all Im told I can say bout that..:eek:

Heres Saturday mornings sunrise

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/100_1339.jpg

The next day we headed out after an early lunch and hit the rock...





to be con't..

AZG23
03-19-2007, 03:24 PM
Dan joined in after just getting done installing a 4to1, or a 4:1 or a 4.2 to 1 or a well...I guess ya had to be there..

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/100_1344.jpg

Then came the only break of the weekend..somehow Dan sheared of the rod endlink on his CJ's draglink...feel the powa!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/100_1347.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/100_1348.jpg

He and Bill headed into town to find a suitable replacement since my spare tie rod ends were too short...$cha ching..$75 later and a good parts guy they got it fixed.

While Bill and Dan were in town, Rich, Cliff, me and an un-named wheeler :D headed off for the Snake Pit

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/100_1349.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/100_1354.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/100_1355.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/100_1357.jpg

I didnt get any pics of mine in the pit...but Rich and Cliff did...so they will have to post those up when they get em uploaded.



to be con't...

AZG23
03-19-2007, 03:28 PM
When Bill and Dan got back...we all headed over to the North Wall..

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/100_1364.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/cracks1.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/100_1361.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/cracks5.jpg

We got some pretty good air time...and I almost got fubar'd....my foot slipped off the brake and hit the gas and it popped up in the air and killed it...I thought she was going over..but she didnt...:eek:

Rich got a lotta good pics as did Cliff...post em up guys...GREAT weekend of wheelin'...

Big thanks to the HCR's and their BETTER halves for making me feel welcome in Gods country!

Phx Cobra
03-19-2007, 03:41 PM
Looks like you guys had an awesome time, pretty nice country up there!

T.C.'S TOY
03-19-2007, 03:44 PM
I know that criminal in that 5th shot.I don't know how you lived threw that north wall Brad but you did....T.C.:rolleyes:

SHNIPE
03-19-2007, 03:46 PM
I thought she was going over..but she didnt.. Oh dont be dramatic :D She wasnt even close! Come ride with me once and ill show you where the balance point is... then we'll cross it :D

AZG23
03-19-2007, 03:48 PM
Oh dont be dramatic :D She wasnt even close! Come ride with me once and ill show you where the balance point is... then we'll cross it :D


I think the guys will agree I was pretty close...and uhh...no...:D

AZG23
03-19-2007, 03:50 PM
I know that criminal in that 5th shot.I don't know how you lived threw that north wall Brad but you did....T.C.:rolleyes:


it was GOOD spotting my friend! :cool:

1BLKJP
03-19-2007, 03:58 PM
Great pics fella's. Looked like a smokin time had by all.

Phx Cobra
03-19-2007, 04:05 PM
I think the guys will agree I was pretty close...and uhh...no...:D

What...pretty close to your change falling out of your pocket??:D

Antman
03-19-2007, 04:15 PM
Actually Brad was trying to get out of the jeep, but the seatbelt wouldn't let
him.;) I think Cliff has a picture of that.

Wayco
03-19-2007, 04:24 PM
Cracks really is the most awesome place to wheel! Glad to hear you got up there Brad.
Trying to get up there myself next month, but I don't think Antman likes me any more....:(
Yep, really not feeling the love, all the guys that I thought were my buddys go up, have a good time and first I hear of it is this thread. I guess this is what Bill meant when he said "trail maintenance".:rolleyes:

Sorry guys, must be the med's I'm taking for my back, yard work really sucks! I'll probably regret this post later.
On a better note, anyone want to run the Cracks?

Antman
03-19-2007, 04:40 PM
Cracks really is the most awesome place to wheel! Glad to hear you got up there Brad.
Trying to get up there myself next month, but I don't think Antman likes me any more....:(
Yep, really not feeling the love, all the guys that I thought were my buddys go up, have a good time and first I hear of it is this thread. I guess this is what Bill meant when he said "trail maintenance".:rolleyes:

Sorry guys, must be the med's I'm taking for my back, yard work really sucks! I'll probably regret this post later.
On a better note, anyone want to run the Cracks April 6th, 7th & 8th?

Sorry you feel that way Wayco. The run was supposed to be to Martinez Canyon, but on Wednesday night late Cliff decided to go to the Crack's
because it was going to be so hot down there. They came up Friday morning
and we did do "Trail Maintenance". In fact there is still some marking needs
to be done because we got side tracked somewhat.:o Wayne, you are
always welcome up here whether its the Crack's or what ever. I don't have
to be there, but appreciate if I am told as I feel responsible for any thing
that goes down out there.

This goes for everyone on here. Get a couple of friends together for camping
and come up, just please let me know your going to be there.:) If I can
make it out to join the group, I will, as I love the place.

I just can't have 20 plus jeeps out there anymore, as it's too much on the
trail in one weekend.

Thank you, and I hope you still not upset with me Wayco.

azcharlie
03-19-2007, 04:49 PM
Yup, one way or another I'm going to make it this year. Nice pic's!!!

Wayco
03-19-2007, 05:22 PM
Sorry Bill, my bad. I think I understand now. When we start a thread here, sometimes the run gets too big. I have only been to the Cracks one time and feel like some of me stayed there. Didn't mean to make you feel bad, just a little desperate for some wheelin'... Last run on Lower Terminator broke HYJAK, lots of new mod's coming, and can't seem to put anything together. :(
If I can get anyone interested in a road trip up there next month, promise to keep the group small. :)

desertdawg
03-19-2007, 05:31 PM
Sorry Bill, my bad. I think I understand now. When we start a thread here, sometimes the run gets too big. I have only been to the Cracks one time and feel like some of me stayed there. Didn't mean to make you feel bad, just a little desperate for some wheelin'... Last run on Lower Terminator broke HYJAK, lots of new mod's coming, and can't seem to put anything together. :(
If I can get anyone interested in a road trip up there next month, promise to keep the group small. :)

I feel your pain brother! I just got word today my Jeep should be done tomorrow. It's been 2 months since I've been out. You can count me in on that road trip to the Crack's.:)

AZG23
03-19-2007, 05:35 PM
Yup, one way or another I'm going to make it this year. Nice pic's!!!

If you havent been...you will love it...:cool:

T.C.'S TOY
03-19-2007, 05:42 PM
Wayco i spotted you threw there the last time you were there and i would welcome you there anytime you want same as last time....no-one is out of the loop in fact if anyone is interested in running this run p.m. me and i would even be glad to set a run up as long as theres a clean-up factor before we all go home as it is on private land and we are all welcome to enjoy as long as theres a maintanance factor.......The Renegades have always been accused of not inviting others and quite frankly am tired of hearing about it,if someone wants to show interest how the hell are we suppose to know if knowone speaks up........Thom (T.C.'S TOY):rolleyes:

AZG23
03-19-2007, 05:48 PM
Not everyone can go at the same time....its better in a smaller group anyway...I think we all realize that, and have been in that HUGE group and didnt enjoy ourselves...this is a great run...if you want to do it, as TC said..speak up...they'd love to take ya through it if yer rig is up for it..

Dont hate on the guys...they are a great group of people, and would help anyone thru anything if they can.

desertdawg
03-19-2007, 05:58 PM
I think you High Country chapter HCR's are a bunch of wusses. :p It gets above 90 degrees down here and you guys start crying like little girls. I was hoping to join you guys in Florence Sunday but NOOOOO! You got to go somewhere cool! Whaaaaa! :D

ROKCRLR
03-19-2007, 06:03 PM
Great pics guys! Looks like a fun trip.

If anyone else is putting together a trip I'd love to run the cracks, but I dunno if my rig is up it. Is 3.5" of lift and 33's enough to run it?

AZG23
03-19-2007, 06:16 PM
aight...I got some video of Katvans going thru the tub after I did...I moved halfway thru to get the other angle but it gives a good shot of that obstacle...

enjoy

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/th_100_1362.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v214/azg23/?action=view&current=100_1362.flv)

Antman
03-19-2007, 06:35 PM
Awesome video Brad! Thanks!:D

And yes we're a bunch of wusses when it comes to 90 and above. Why do
you think I live up here?:D

Wayco
03-19-2007, 06:43 PM
Wayco i spotted you threw there the last time you were there and i would welcome you there anytime you want same as last time....no-one is out of the loop in fact if anyone is interested in running this run p.m. me and i would even be glad to set a run up as long as theres a clean-up factor before we all go home as it is on private land and we are all welcome to enjoy as long as theres a maintanance factor.......The Renegades have always been accused of not inviting others and quite frankly am tired of hearing about it,if someone wants to show interest how the hell are we suppose to know if knowone speaks up........Thom (T.C.'S TOY):rolleyes:
Thanks Thom, PM sent.
And you're on desertdawg, pm me for more details. If anyone else is interested, send a pm, this will be a small group and I will not start a thread in the runs section. :)

AZG23
03-19-2007, 07:11 PM
Awesome video Brad! Thanks!:D

And yes we're a bunch of wusses when it comes to 90 and above. Why do
you think I live up here?:D

Yeah....I dunno why I didnt get vids of everyone...:D I guess I gotta make it up there again :D:D

RokNRich
03-19-2007, 08:14 PM
Great pic's and great writeup as well (jeep porn at it's best :D ).

Count me in for some undecided future date as well !

katvans
03-20-2007, 03:00 PM
A HUGE thank you to the High Country Rengades for a GREAT weekend of wheelin' and campin'.

The weather was perfect, the place is SPECTACULAR, and the people cannot be beat...not even with a stick!

I had a blast all weekend...drove up Friday morning, no doors n just a safari top...

I was good til just past Star Valley headin' up the rim...there was still snow on the ground, and I had pealed off the long sleeved shirt at S.V....it got a little chilly. (No door comments Rich! )

Brad

I will make no comments about your doors or many of the other things that went on up there. Only that it was just a great weekend of weather and wheeling and no planes landed on us.

You got some good pics and video, here are a few of mine.

No explanation needed

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10055&stc=1&d=1174427362

Brad in the whoops

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10056&stc=1&d=1174427362

Brad in front of me

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10057&stc=1&d=1174427362

BLKRUBY behind me

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10058&stc=1&d=1174427362

Brad heading for the snake pit

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10059&stc=1&d=1174427362

T.C. going into the pit

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10060&stc=1&d=1174427362

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10061&stc=1&d=1174427362

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10062&stc=1&d=1174427362

Brad in the pit

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10064&stc=1&d=1174427362

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10063&stc=1&d=1174427362

Some better pics of Brad on the north wall next

katvans
03-20-2007, 03:26 PM
Here are a few more

T.C. going up Antman's flop

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10065&stc=1&d=1174428402

Twas a good ol Paddy's Day

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10066&stc=1&d=1174428402

Antman in the tub

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10067&stc=1&d=1174428402

T.C. always makin it look easy

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10068&stc=1&d=1174428402

Brad just gettin into the tub

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10069&stc=1&d=1174428402

He's doing good so far

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10070&stc=1&d=1174428402

Oh yeah, he's feelin c'ocky

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10071&stc=1&d=1174428402

Then he says his foot slipped off the brake onto the gas just like some ol lady who drives through the front of a store. He also came off the clutch, leaped into the air and died, was lucky to come back down on the rubber.

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10072&stc=1&d=1174428402

Here he is not so c'ocky anymore, I think I heard him yell "Oh mommy, help" He just wants to get out now.

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10073&stc=1&d=1174428402

Brad finally settles down and we convince him to stay in the jeep and he drives out of it. Four hours later by the camp fire his hands are still shaking

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10074&stc=1&d=1174428402

OK, that's all I got

AZG23
03-20-2007, 04:14 PM
LOL....I NEVER yelled for "MY" Mommy! :D

T.C.'S TOY
03-21-2007, 07:16 PM
LOL....I NEVER yelled for "MY" Mommy! :D

WHAT ARE YA TALKIN ABOUT ???I HEARD YA.....T.C.:rolleyes:

DFRacing
03-21-2007, 07:23 PM
Here are a few more

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=10073&stc=1&d=1174428402





It is alot easier to drive if you have aleast one hand on the steering wheel: :p D

AZG23
03-21-2007, 07:42 PM
It is alot easier to drive if you have aleast one hand on the steering wheel: :p D

It was kilt by then....:D Somehow my damn seatbelt wouldnt let me jump out and run home...:D:D

Sean K.
03-21-2007, 08:01 PM
I would LOVE to go on this run in the future. Please let me know.

:)

Sean

ademster
03-21-2007, 08:13 PM
Directions to this run would be awesome... if someone could pm me directions from flagstaff to this rail would greatly appreciated...

thanks
Adam

AZG23
03-22-2007, 04:28 PM
Directions to this run would be awesome... if someone could pm me directions from flagstaff to this rail would greatly appreciated...

thanks
Adam


Its up north of Heber....get ahold of Bill (Antman) or TC ....

T.C.'S TOY
03-26-2007, 08:13 PM
TODD THIS IS CALLED TRICK DRIVING.....HAH...T.C.'S TOY:rolleyes:

AZG23
03-26-2007, 09:33 PM
TODD THIS IS CALLED TRICK DRIVING.....HAH...T.C.'S TOY:rolleyes:

TC....I sure didnt think YOU'D be so impressed with my skillz! LOL.....Im justa pup...and Im "almost" potty trained...:D

Wildcat455
03-26-2007, 09:49 PM
Wow, Brad.

Auto pilot for your Jeep?

Too Funnee!! :D

Devil Man
03-28-2007, 01:55 PM
I would LOVE to go on this run in the future. Please let me know.

:)

Sean

me to:mad: :mad:

Antman
03-28-2007, 02:00 PM
TC....I sure didnt think YOU'D be so impressed with my skillz! LOL.....Im justa pup...and Im "almost" potty trained...:D

I think you were just trying to impress Rich so you could keep his pillow.:rolleyes:


Devilman speaks! Eric, git a jeep!!:D

Devil Man
03-28-2007, 02:05 PM
I think you were just trying to impress Rich so you could keep his pillow.:rolleyes:


Devilman speaks! Eric, git a jeep!!:D

then could i make some new trails :confused:

Antman
03-28-2007, 02:14 PM
then could i make some new trails :confused:

NO! But you could go to Moab with us on the 14th of April! ;)

Devil Man
03-28-2007, 02:16 PM
NO! But you could go to Moab with us on the 14th of April! ;)

i dont want to show you up in my stock chevy:rolleyes:

Devil Man
03-28-2007, 02:24 PM
+ you cant spot http://http://thumb7.webshots.net/t/56/156/1/9/36/511710936AbAMDr_th.jpg (http://rides.webshots.com/photo/1511710936038900007AbAMDr)

Antman
03-28-2007, 02:54 PM
+ you cant spot http://http://thumb7.webshots.net/t/56/156/1/9/36/511710936AbAMDr_th.jpg (http://rides.webshots.com/photo/1511710936038900007AbAMDr)

Maybe not, but I made you Famous!!:D :p

Devil Man
03-29-2007, 02:47 PM
Maybe not, but I made you Famous!!:D :p

yes you did;)