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©ammy
Wed Apr 27 2011, 11:06AM


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Here are a couple pictures from the past 2 days' adventures. More to come but I'm off now to go be "Where In So Cal Is Cammy San Diego".

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View from a ways off the road - 3N32


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Lumbe® Jill
Wed Apr 27 2011, 11:06AM

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Damn you drive fast when I'm not around!

What doesn't kill me does NOT make me stronger. It makes me anxious, bitchy, and vulnerable...but nobody wants to see that embroidered on a pillow...Lisa Kogan...thx LXL...sorry i stole it from you! Ok, maybe I'm not sorry :-P

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bills grandson
Wed Apr 27 2011, 11:41AM

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Cool video. Forest looks great 3x time would have been the way I like to roll sometimes.
I guess I will have to start learning the numbers for the roads

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©ammy
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2N93 still hasn't opened for the season yet. Also, the gate on 2N13 at 3N14 is still closed. 2N13 is the road to get to Butler Peak.
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©ammy
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©ammy wrote ...

Here are a couple pictures from the past 2 days' adventures. More to come









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Juliann
Fri Apr 29 2011, 09:34PM

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Have you heard if the public will be allowed to drive to Butler Peak this summer?
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©ammy
Fri Apr 29 2011, 09:42PM


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I have not heard either way. I'll let y'all know on here once they reopen it.
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©ammy
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Update from yesterday - The snow patch is barely noticeable on 3N12, in fact we saw a small Honda car (Civic, I think) that I have to assume passed over the snow patch unless they drove up & turned around before it.
We completed the eastern section of 3N08 - map: [Click Here]. 4WD is a must for this part of the road as there is a steep, rocky section of the road.
3N14 from 3N08 to Big Pine Flat is in great shape and I believe a passenger car would have no trouble making it from Fawnskin to Big Pine Flat on this route - map: [Click Here]
From Big Pine Flat you can head East on 3N16 which is supposed to be a good road (green rating, I believe). But there is a section just east of Big Pine Flat that had seen much erosion in the past few years. We did not need 4WD for any of this road yesterday. We went all the way to 2N09 - map: [Click Here] but the higher clearance of the Tundra was nice to have. There was one spot where I tried to cross a rutted section on the road and ended up having only my left front and right rear wheels on the ground! I had to back up and approach the rut from a different angle to get through.
3N97 - map: [Click Here] and 3N04Y - map: [Click Here] have been closed, I believe, since the Butler 2 Fire. They still have closed gates at the A & B markers on the previous 2 map links.
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©ammy wrote ...

We completed the eastern section of 3N08 - map: [Click Here]. 4WD is a must for this part of the road as there is a steep, rocky section of the road.

A change of underwear is helpful, also

What doesn't kill me does NOT make me stronger. It makes me anxious, bitchy, and vulnerable...but nobody wants to see that embroidered on a pillow...Lisa Kogan...thx LXL...sorry i stole it from you! Ok, maybe I'm not sorry :-P

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A change of underwear is helpful, also

Oops! Sorry 'bout that!
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Benny (N6BWX)
Feb 19 : 09:49am
Thx for the info doohickey! Pretty strong winds last night, gorgeous blue-bird day now!

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Feb 19 : 09:17am

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doo·hick·ey
Feb 19 : 08:54am
Was heading west on South Dr or took Baldwin North. Lost track when I got binoculars and phone, at least the sun is out.
We had a 59.3 mph gust late last night night, just under an inch of snow. Hard to tell between drifts and wind.

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doo·hick·ey
Feb 19 : 08:35am
Lost dog? Mostly white collie mix running around Baldwin and Vale. I couldn't catch up to get 'em.

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Fawnskin Thorns
Feb 19 : 08:04am
Thank you !

echofox
Feb 19 : 07:58am
[Click Here]
There you go!

Pkgmaster
Feb 19 : 07:58am

Fawnskin Thorns
Feb 19 : 07:52am
Anyone have the link to the eagle cam?

LA Owl
Feb 19 : 07:26am
Plow just went by

echofox
Feb 19 : 07:22am
It was where my Dad taught me how to fish with 2 lb. test. Great memories, except all the untangling.

echofox
Feb 19 : 07:18am
I can only imagine how spooky it would sound at night, with the rocks tumbling into the fresh water.

echofox
Feb 19 : 07:18am
On the way to the lake there is a rocket skin with NASA painted on it. Prob. from a movie scene. I think one of the state's brown trout records came fom there.

echofox
Feb 19 : 07:17am
The res. itself is about a qurter mile back from parking. It is a large res. with mostly 50 degree incline of rocks heading to the water. While there, the wind blows rocks into the water.


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