Kennedy Meadows

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by 1224R, Apr 5, 2013.

  1. 1224R

    1224R Long timer

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    I just figured I would spark up some intrest..... If you just want to post how much KM sucks and all that other shizz well go blow a monkey...:rofl

    I figure the usual suspects are thinking about a trip soon too so let's post up and get a date (or two) goin..... Thank you...
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  2. msgtretired

    msgtretired the 'Sarge'

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    when does it open? june/july?
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  3. pcvance

    pcvance Walk Verplank

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    Ok then Jimmy, here you go,KM sucks!

    Have fun in the whoops.......July 4-7 is a good time.
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  4. dirty adventurer

    dirty adventurer Been here awhile

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    Missed it he last two years.:cry

    Gotta make it this year and ride.
    Now the question is when?
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  5. junglemototours

    junglemototours trailplug

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    Bring sardines and leave my monkeys out of it, it blows.
    Trail work next wkend at a better place, opening soon!
    Get in with Ranger Bob and KM will be open by Memorial Day
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  6. pcvance

    pcvance Walk Verplank

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    I thought you were the jungle monkey.

    Trail work next weekend? What are you up to now Jungle?
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  7. junglemototours

    junglemototours trailplug

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    I meant the East side, not west homie. Braaaap.
    New old trails opening soon!
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  8. 1224R

    1224R Long timer

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    I know I know it's got whoops.... But there are some fun trails it ain't all bad....
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  9. RAZR

    RAZR u may run the risks my friend but I do the cutting

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    :freaky
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  10. dunerat

    dunerat WTF?

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    7-7 thru 7-10 will work :freaky
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  11. browneye

    browneye PIN IT & BANG GEARS

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    On a normal year the trails open for memorial weekend. Best is to call Cannell Ranger station for current status just prior to a trip up there: 760-376-3781. They used to be willing to patch you up to Blackrock but last year no one was manning the phones, the info-station was closed. I've forgotten the area manager's name up there.

    No big storms this year so expect it to open on time. 2011 it didn't open 'till fouth of July. Mid-June we got to KM store on a road ride over Sherman Pass and had to turn back. They said there were 800 trees knocked down and they had been clearing for months. I had never heard of conditions like that up there. We've been riding the area every year since it opened after the huge Manter Fire of 2000. It was closed for 2 years.

    For any interested, Chris Horgan of SOS might put you in touch with the trail team boss and you could get some early rides in scouting trails for clearing and maintenance. They ride them all before they are open to the public. With funding cut backs that seems to be increasingly more difficult for them to do. They do rely on volunteers where possible.

    Chris has his trail days in the Piutes coming up too.

    Gee, gotta get those damn fork seals fixed on the yammer.
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  12. Kap

    Kap Single Track Scalpel

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    I've done trail maintenance up there before, I was on ranger Bobs team. He worked us like cheap whores on a Friday night. I think he was paid per tree cut.
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  13. RAZR

    RAZR u may run the risks my friend but I do the cutting

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    good thing it wasn't a cheap whore on a Saturday night. cuz I'd be out.
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  14. mr. thumbs

    mr. thumbs Long timer

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    KM sucks. Whooped out or rocky crap with dust all day long. Even the jeep trails are crap. Plus it's a long ass drive and there are no services. Lord knows how far it is to the nearest Starbucks.









    I'll be there from 7-1 to 7-7 at Troy Meadow
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  15. junglemototours

    junglemototours trailplug

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    Blew your wad Friday? :evil
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  16. 1224R

    1224R Long timer

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    Ok fuck KM. where we goin' then?? Lets pm each other if we dont want to give away the good stuff.... Just include me you sons a bitches..;););)
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  17. HAPPYTRAILSINC

    HAPPYTRAILSINC single track rider

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    KM is the best place in all of so-cal to go riding singletrack, tell all ur friends this IS :deal the place they need to go this HOT summer!
    there is great trails, great peeps and not to mention the beautifull secenery! did i mention the great trails!
    lottsa places to camp and grumpy bears down the road for sum grub! but no starbucks for atleast 100 miles, so stock up on ur coffee before heading up 9 mile road!

    there is no need to go anywhere else except rower or gorman ( also awsome places to ride):lol3

    you guys have fun up there this summer:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1:eek1
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  18. pcvance

    pcvance Walk Verplank

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    Hahaha,
    Yeah, I do have the map. All ya had to do was ask.
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  19. pcvance

    pcvance Walk Verplank

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    Scott is right on this, KM is the best place to ride in the mountains period.
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  20. 1224R

    1224R Long timer

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    I thought Glamis was....:huh
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