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    What trails do you think are the best in the snow?

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    Snowboarding trails in fresh powder
    Lefthand Canyon seems to be workable pretty much all year. Central City is fun because much of trails are wide enough to not be worried about trees.
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    I enjoyed Bunce School (the northern end that was open) last year a couple times. Ironclads could be good but the group was kept back by snow depth. Some parts might be a tad steep if slick. Rock Creek is great if you're looking for deep snow (though the trail is used by hikers/skiiers and some do frown at vehicles).

    You might enjoy some of these pic's:
    www.JimWilliamson.net/automobile/2011-12-04--trail-bunce-ironclad-rock-creek/

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    Miller rock

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    What about the Rampart Range area?

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    Paul previously posted:
    "What trails do you think are the best in the snow?"

    Mine, because I am close to home(Yankee, Cumberland, Chinns/Sherwin, Kingston, etc.). I have only snow wheeled around my neck of the woods, total blast until the inpassable season hits :(, then I break out the atv and snowbash!

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    ExplorerTom previously posted:
    "What about the Rampart Range area?"

    There's little left that hasn't been graded in the Rampart Range area Tom. At least that's what I found last time I was there. The good old days of Wheeling Dakan Road are gone forever.
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    Chris previously posted:
    "There's little left that hasn't been graded in the Rampart Range area Tom. At least that's what I found last time I was there. The good old days of Wheeling Dakan Road are gone forever. "

    That does suck!!

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    ExplorerTom previously posted:
    "What about the Rampart Range area?"

    There is a hill there that I call "Jahna's Shovel" because one snowy day we were wheeling my old jeep solo there and got the back pass. tire pretty stuck in a rut on the side of the road, with all the snow and ice I just couldn't get out, even locked. I had the highlift and shovel out when a guy showed up in a sweet Montero with BFG 33x10.50s on it, which had just come out in that size, and we were talking tires and vehicles and winch angles, mostly talking but also figuring out the recovery. We talked for awhile, I coudl see his wife getting antsy in the Montero but we were having a good time so...
    my wife comes out from behind my Jeep and throws the shovel (sort of) at me and says "try it now" and also said "idiot" plus another word before it under her breath. While we were gabbing she had jacked up the Jeep and filled in around the tire, I drove right out. I still hear about it.

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    Paul previously posted:
    "There is a hill there that I call "Jahna's Shovel" because one snowy day we were wheeling my old jeep solo there and got the back pass. tire pretty stuck in a rut on the side of the road, with all the snow and ice I just couldn't get out, even locked. I had the highlift and shovel out when a guy showed up in a sweet Montero with BFG 33x10.50s on it, which had just come out in that size, and we were talking tires and vehicles and winch angles, mostly talking but also figuring out the recovery. We talked for awhile, I coudl see his wife getting antsy in the Montero but we were having a good time so...
    my wife comes out from behind my Jeep and throws the shovel (sort of) at me and says "try it now" and also said "idiot" plus another word before it under her breath. While we were gabbing she had jacked up the Jeep and filled in around the tire, I drove right out. I still hear about it."

    Isn't is grand when the wife takes charge ! BTW, I love gals who are not afraid of work!!

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    I think we both married well!!

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    glacierpaul previously posted:
    "throws the shovel (sort of) at me and says "try it now" and also said "idiot" plus another word before it under her breath"

    Way to go Jahna!

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    she likes that, Jackie!

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    China Wall has always been a winter fun run for me!

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    I thought the Gulches were fun

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