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11/28: Thanksgiving #3 Chilito Mine Road - 4x4 Advanced

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TRIP INFO:

This is run #61 from the fun treks 3rd Edition page 152.  The part noted in the middle of the run as "red" is steep in places and the rocks are loose.  At least 1 locker is recommended unless you are very experienced with loose rock hill climbs.  The trail is also narrow in places.  We can lunch by the "Tree House".

 

Meeting Location: 

Take AZ177 south from Superio from the Valley to the  Speedway Gas Station intersection of AZ177 and AZ77 in Winkleman.

 a map link to the meetup spot...  @theksmith Thanks!

32.98761342795878, -110.77043634328058

 

Timing: :9:00am meet up

We will drive to the air down spot from the gas station (about 3 miles).

Duration is approximately 5.5 hours

 

 

Trail Difficulty: This trial is mixed to  Advanced 

This trail "changes" in its complexity in multiple places.. 

Extensive trail information/description and map track downloads can be found here:  https://funtreks.com/off-road-trails/chilito-mine-road/ 

STATE LAND TRUST PERMIT REQUIRED. Get yours here.

 

 

Additional Considerations:

  • Dress for the weather (layers).
  • Bring a chair, lunch and plenty of water
  • Bring a camera!
  • Recovery gear/traction aid
  • Emergency supplies / Med kit
  • Bring a positive attitude!

 

 

VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS:

Vehicle Minimums:

  • All vehicles are required to meet state legal requirements, (i.e.: current registration and insurance)
  • Have functional seat-belts for each occupant
  • Must have suitable recovery points front and rear
  • Each vehicle must have a GMRS or Ham Radio in good working order
  • High-clearance 4x4's with low-range
  • 33"+ aggressive all-terrain or mud-terrain tires
 
Vehicle Recommendations:
Skid plates on important areas such as transfer-case & gas-tank, sliders/rock-rails, aftermarket differential covers, high-clearance metal bumpers, low axle gearing, 33"+ tires.
 
 
COMMS:
GMRS: 20
Ham Frequency: 462.6750 MHz
 
 

SIGN UPS:

Rig Limit This trip is limited to 6 total rigs. Once the limit is reached, anyone asking to sign-up will be placed on the standby list. Please don't hesitate to sign-up as a standby because people often do drop-out so you may get to still go.

 

Post a reply in this thread saying you'd like to go and I'll put you on the roster!

 

Attending:

  1. @CAVU2 (Lead)
  2.  @SonoranWanderer
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count me in please! and @defectivemonk will be riding shotgun.

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I’d like to join the group. 

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5 hours ago, jasonasteele said:

I’d like to join the group. 

See you Sunday!

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hey Kevin, sorry i have to cancel on you... mangled my steering on the run today somehow.

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12 minutes ago, theksmith said:

hey Kevin, sorry i have to cancel on you... mangled my steering on the run today somehow.

 

And I was there to witness that...  😬

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22 minutes ago, theksmith said:

hey Kevin, sorry i have to cancel on you... mangled my steering on the run today somehow.

Oh no!  Sorry to hear that! 😞 

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Hey guys, I’ve got to drop out of tomorrow’s run also. I’ll pick up another trail with the group soon.

 

Happy Thanksgiving!

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