Pittsburgh and surrounding areas picture a day thread.

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by disconnected, Dec 13, 2014.

  1. bronciii

    bronciii Long timer

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    I saw a few like that was giving me the stink eye.
  2. racerron

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    racerron dysfunctional

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  4. hightest

    hightest Death before Depends

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    I'm sooooo jealous
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  5. racerron

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    Next year we all can plan on it.
    Looking for all the good trails to ride this year.
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  6. PABiker

    PABiker Anywhere but here

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    If you haven't already, grab a Latitude 40 map for the area you're currently in:

    http://www.latitude40maps.com/crested-butte-taylor-park-trails/

    If the Taylor Park Trading Post doesn't have them then Fritz at Gunnison Motorsports or Sun Sports Unlimited in Gunnison does.

    If you want a really good day loop from where you are, head up Taylor River Rd all the way to the end. Then up over Mt. Tilton and down to the the end of Cement Creek Rd, from there go down Cement Creek and make a left onto Reno Divide. Take Reno Divide to the fence at the top and then choose one of four different ways back to Taylor Park:

    1. Before the fence make a hard right taking Reno Ridge over to Spring Creek Rd and then back to Taylor.

    2. Go through the fence and take Flag Creek trail straight ahead down towards Spring Creek. Near the bottom you'll come to an intersection where if you go straight you'll come out on Spring Creek Rd, or if you make a right you'll be on Bear Creek trail. If you take Bear Creek it's a much better ride. The trail eventually comes to a road, but then splits off again and take you way south down near the bottom of Spring Creek Rd near Almont.

    3. Go through the fence and take the first road on the left, that's Italian Creek. It will take you all the way back to Taylor River Rd, along the way don't miss taking the American Flag Mountain cutoff on the right. It's an out and back trip to the top of American Flag but definitely worth it.

    4. Go through the fence and take the second road on the left, that's Old Italian Creek. If you like navigating boulders on the side of a steep shelf cliff road then this is for you, it will eventually merge back up with Italian Creek Rd before the American Flag cutoff.

    If you take option 4 stay right at the Y, otherwise you'll end up on top of the hill where the radio repeater is.

    If this is all info you already know then sorry, but if not then I hope it helps.
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  7. Grape_Ape

    Grape_Ape Shemp!

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    Grape_Ape Shemp!

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    Yep, that's it. I even see my Berg on the right.
  10. Grape_Ape

    Grape_Ape Shemp!

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    That's the Google street view. :D
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  11. racerron

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    Thanks for the ride ideas. Rode most of that. Took Italian Creek to cement Creek to crescent Butte today.
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  13. Grape_Ape

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    Banff, Alberta Canada [​IMG]

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  14. trailer Rails

    trailer Rails Washes hands before going to the bathroom

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    We got chased by a wolf yesterday in northern British Columbia.



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    That's pretty damn awesome!
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    trailer Rails Washes hands before going to the bathroom

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    I think I mentioned that McCarthy Alaska is a dual sport paradise before. This is for several reasons.

    1: 60 mile of nice gravel road to get to the town.

    2: Cars/trucks are stopped short of town and required to pay a fee to park. Then they have to walk across a pedestrian bridge to catch a shuttle van and pay another fee. Motorcycles can ride across the bridg and have free reign of the town.

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    3: Once on the other side, there are ATV trails everywhere. I want to go back on small bikes and explore. We could probably spend days there riding around.
  17. bronciii

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    Montrose Colorado black canyon

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  20. racerron

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    I was smiling.:dirtdog
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