Laurel Fork & Dolly Sod

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by blacksan, Nov 24, 2004.

  1. blacksan

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    Does anyone want to make either or both of these a day trip before the snow hits?
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  2. SkylineKeith

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    More info please...what and where is Laurel Fork and Dolly Sod?
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  3. blacksan

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    Keith,


    Over by Cannan Valley. We could get that psycho Xsquiggy to lead the way and then we would know if the stream crossings where to deep.
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    Ops! I forgot to mention that thay are wilderness areas. I was thinking about this weekend.







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  5. Barry

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    I'm down. I got heated gear and GPS hookups on the KTM. Lemme' know when you guys wanna' do this.

    I've seen too many cool Dolly Sod pics to miss out.

    Barry
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  6. blacksan

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    Saturday?
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    Yah - Saturday works. Get some other hooligans interested.

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    I'm down with Dolly Sod on Saturday.

    Anyone want to ride my killer route Friday?
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    I'll have to commit later on that one. I may ride dirt local and hang out with neice/nephew and wife. Or, I'll ride with you. WHOOT !

    Barry
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  10. SkylineKeith

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    Is there something special about a wilderness area and riding on certain days?
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  11. harpoon

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    No

    Is the Killer a DR or GS ride? Dolly Sods is definately GS.
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  12. blacksan

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    Keith,

    There is nothing special I just thought the weekend would be the best for most people but if you cats want to do this during the week it don't matter!


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  13. SkylineKeith

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    I prefer my DR because of the Peters Mill section. Half the route is gravel. To hear Scorch and Barry speak of PM, it is a walk in the park. I just rode PM on my DR last week and it has some pretty technical sections...at least the trails I took on PM.
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  14. Barry

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    I keep telling Keith that it's "easy" compared to the BS rocks on the other side of the road.

    And you are a damn maniac if you take the weestrom through their. Mad props.

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    OK, is it worse than Taskers Gap? I wouldn't want to ride a 75-25 route on the DR, plus 60 miles of pavement to get to the ride, I'd rather take my chances on the pig.
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    I didn't think the main sections of Taskers are particularly difficult. Some of the most difficult sections of Taskers are equivalent to Peters Mill IMO. If you would like to trailer up to my place, that would be fine...or you could skip the Peters Mill section and meet us at the Woodstock Tower marker for the last third of the route.

    The route is 45% backroads, 45% gravel/two track, and 10% hardcore rock garden (PM).

    My plan is kickstands up at 10am Friday to allow for folks to get to my place and the ride is about 6 hours.

    Saturday someone needs to step up and decide on a meeting place and time.
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    As soon as I get my last minute childcare issue resolved I will purpose a time and place.
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    Steverino Arrogant Horse's Ass #1

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    Sunday is better for me if you guys can put it off. I got to be at work sux on Saturday.
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  19. Steverino

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    I'm up for that, but I need to get in touch with Poonie.......
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    Keith,

    I'm getting my poop into one big pile, and plan to be at your place before 10am. I'm a wee bit under the weather, but nothing 4-6 Extra Strength Tylenol won't put a dent in. Bleh.

    See you Friday AM.

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