Illabott today......snow fun

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by Sedro Tom, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. Sedro Tom

    Sedro Tom No hurry, no worry

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    Turnsleft, WeMcD, BSPF, and I met up at Rockport to ride up
    Illabott. A lot of atmosphere as we unloaded

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    on up the mountain it was nice

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    back from the first spur and headed to Slide Lake trail head

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    the smaller tracks were coyote headed towards me, the other were a deer headed the other way

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    someone had to crash

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    glad we got up there before we couldn't :wink: nice day, good company, good food at Cascade Burgers :clap
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  2. n16ht5

    n16ht5 ride the night

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    AH man awesome photos! I really wish I could have joined you guys
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  3. peterman

    peterman cop magnet

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    good stuff!
    the shot of the frosted leaves is top notch!
    It describes so much in one simple pic, without a lot of foolery, augmentation, enhancement and crap!
    real leaves, with real frost, filmed with real light,,,nice! :deal
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  4. guns_equal_freedom

    guns_equal_freedom Long timer

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    Nice! :D
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  5. oldx

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    Very good,you guy's know how to enjoy public land.
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  6. turnsleft

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    I only took a [very:D]few pictures yesterday as I was trying to take movies of all the fun. Now I need to get a new Apple so I can try to post them.

    This is Craig[bspf] trying out his new cold weather gear, he got cold last time out.:D

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    Craig and Sean.

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    Next in line was Sean[WeeMcD].

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    Going away.

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    Here comes Tom riding clean up.

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    Going to try to get some movies up in a day or so.:huh

    Had a fun day. It was a nice crisp day, just a bit cool on the way to the turn off at Illabot Creek. I got some video of Sean and I falling down. Later I hope to have them on here.
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  7. going south

    going south hero & Zero...

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    Oh Man that looks like all kinda fun....

    And Knobby's required makes it all the more fun... wish I was there...:freaky

    Salud Jim...
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  8. shrubitup

    shrubitup Uncouth Sloth

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    Those frosty leaves look frosty cold! I love snow rides. Glad you guys got one in before it gets deep.
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  9. kwisn

    kwisn One Happy Dog

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    Nice pics, Tom! All nice, "Leaves" exceptional. :clap :clap :clap
    Looks cold! Makes me all shrivelly. :lol3
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  10. Sedro Tom

    Sedro Tom No hurry, no worry

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    Thanks Keith. I know your other commitments didn't allow you to join us.
    I know you know what "shrivelly" is.

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    :lol3 :D
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  11. WeeMcD

    WeeMcD V-Strom explorer

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    It was chilly.
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    Fog clinging to the river valley below.
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    I had too much fun in the snow. Constantly testing traction conditions means that I found the limits a few times. There may be video proof of one oops moment.
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  12. PeteN95

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    Looks like fun, thanks for the great pics.
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  13. alba

    alba Been here awhile

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    Fantastic pics. I would love to join you guys at some point if
    a) You ever ride on a weekend!
    b) It's noob friendly

    Meanwhile I will just admire the pics from my cubicle at work
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  14. kwisn

    kwisn One Happy Dog

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    My feet have finally thawed from that ride. :lol3 Those new 606's were great in the fresh snow!
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  15. turnsleft

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    Sean is right about the video I have it on a VHS tape of it. It is a back up system just in case my computer skills fail me[again]. I have been trying since saturday on my Mac and PC. Today I went and bought a new Mac and made it a little farther, trying to get it in Smugmug now.

    Tomorrow I'm going to call a friend and see just WTheck I'm doing wrong. I might be able to get it on Face Book.:D
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  16. k7tbt

    k7tbt Been here awhile

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    Great pics as usual Tom! Looked like a lot of fun.
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  17. Sedro Tom

    Sedro Tom No hurry, no worry

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    Thanks Ron. You should join us sometime. I'll drop you a PM next time if it's KLR freindly.
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  18. k7tbt

    k7tbt Been here awhile

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    Tom, you seem to be the photo garu, I need to do a ride report for my Alaska trip to Deadhorse and not sure what the best way to do it is. Thanks in advance.

    Ron
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  19. Sedro Tom

    Sedro Tom No hurry, no worry

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    PM'd yah
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