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    Default Moab - June 21 - 26



    Figured I'd get this posted now we are about 60 days out.

    Have a Moab trip, June 21 through June 26.

    For Tuesday 22 June I booked the Mayor of Slickrock himself (Dan Mick) for a guided (follow in our vehicle) tour of Metal Masher.

    Moab beckons.
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    Default Re: Moab - June 21 - 26



    how capable do rigs need to be for most of these trails? are lockers a requirement?

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    Default Re: Moab - June 21 - 26



    There are a ton of difficult Moab trails you could do. We got Matt's power wagon through Poison Spider Mesa, Golden Spike and Gold Bar Rim last year. I don't have lockers, just limited slip diff in rear, and I got through it in my Jeep. I bet you could hang with us out there with your rig.

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    Trails go from mild to wild out in Moab.

    Metal Masher is a difficult one, lockers are recommended but if you do some youtubin' you will see everything driving out there.

    Moab is a place where a bypass can usually be found.

    We do plan to run Fins and Things (nice and mild), probably Poison Spider Mesa.

    Open to anything really.

    Spend some time on YT. Here's a bunch of full size doing Top of the World and Hells Revenge it looks like.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGTXo64gnhc

    Matt killed it with his Power Wagon a couple of years ago out there.
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    Default Re: Moab - June 21 - 26



    I believe all the major obstacles on Metal Masher have bypasses. I know the absolute big ones do, like Rock Chucker and Widow Maker.

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    Yeah I agree.
    Trailsoffroad has a Q&A section for this one, I thought was great.

    "Q: Can the trail be completed without lockers by using the easier bypasses? Otherwise, which obstacles would require lockers?
    –Jasmine & Jon Hughes (03/11/2021)
    A: You will have to take all the bypasses. But mirror gulch might give you problems, also misty's thumb too. There are a few places where there are some large rocks and ledges that will make it hard.

    Now wit that said, i did it in a open / open TJ. (But note, I took that jeep many places other locked jeeps struggled) If you plan on going, best to go with a group so they can strap you if needed."

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    goSlo previously posted:
    "Figured I'd get this posted now we are about 60 days out.

    Have a Moab trip, June 21 through June 26.

    For Tuesday 22 June I booked the Mayor of Slickrock himself (Dan Mick) for a guided (follow in our vehicle) tour of Metal Masher.

    Moab beckons."

    I'm interested but it will depend on if I can get a week off work. Are folks camping, hotel, AirBnb, or ???

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    I couldn't convince my girls to camp, so we got an airBnB for the week.

    Hope you can work it out! I'm getting anxious to get back there!
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    Default Re: Moab - June 21 - 26



    I might be interested to take June 24-25 off to do some wheeling on the 25th and maybe 26th unless the 26th is your travel back day.

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    You guessed it, 26 is planned as our travel back day.
    Wish you could make it for the 22nd run!
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    Default Re: Moab - June 21 - 26



    Too early to tell for sure but I might be able to make this one. Definitely interested, just not sure yet how dates will line up but I’ll keep an eye on it.

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    We are 30 days away now, I'm so looking forward to it!

    Metal Masher the morning of the 22nd is the only run locked in currently.
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    I will not be joining for this, just mentioning because I showed interest earlier. I highly recommend it to anyone else that is interested!

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    I appreciate the update sir!
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