Ride to the rim

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by dutchjohn, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. dutchjohn

    dutchjohn Adventure Touring

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    :wingsLiving in northern Utah, a trip to the Grand canyon is a must. So here is my Adventure
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    This is town on the slab at 6:00am, I have too much slab to go before I can get to the dirt I so love.:wings
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  2. dutchjohn

    dutchjohn Adventure Touring

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    As I go south I stay off the freeway going around the west side of Utah lake
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    still on the slab
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  3. dutchjohn

    dutchjohn Adventure Touring

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    Just somewhere along the road
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    :clap
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  4. dutchjohn

    dutchjohn Adventure Touring

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    As i travel south I went through Ephraim Utah , Home of Snow college.
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  5. dutchjohn

    dutchjohn Adventure Touring

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    Now the slab is getting funner as I start up highway 24 out of Sigurd Utah
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  6. sealsam

    sealsam Sam...I am.

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  7. dutchjohn

    dutchjohn Adventure Touring

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    As I make my way south, I get on the 12. This is a must if you come to southern Utah, fun for slab .
    But I await my dirt,
    As they say PAVED ROADS !! A CLASSIC EXAMPLE OF WASTED TAX DOLLARS!!:rofl
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  8. dave6253

    dave6253 GCBAR Explorer

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  9. dutchjohn

    dutchjohn Adventure Touring

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    Yes! As the 12 works its way south
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    :lol3
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  10. dutchjohn

    dutchjohn Adventure Touring

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    now the scenery is getting nice!
    :clap
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  11. dutchjohn

    dutchjohn Adventure Touring

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    Its been a long day of slab, :eek1 but its been worth it ,
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  12. dutchjohn

    dutchjohn Adventure Touring

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    Ahhh! dirt at last:clap
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  13. Gunner45

    Gunner45 Out on the trail

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    Hey there

    DutchJohn that is Manti Ut.

    I was down by Torry and Grover last Friday. Sadly I was on four wheels not two. I was picking my son up from scout camp.

    Keep the pics coming

    Gunner45
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  14. dutchjohn

    dutchjohn Adventure Touring

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    Near Boulder I hit the dirt and headed up Hell's backbone road!
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  15. dutchjohn

    dutchjohn Adventure Touring

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    Hell's backbone, soooo cool
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  16. AfricaWim

    AfricaWim Been here awhile

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    Holy smokes, that is an impressive building. Had to Google it to figure out what it was. :thumb
    Thanks!
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  17. dutchjohn

    dutchjohn Adventure Touring

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    :wings:wings:wings:wings:wings:rayof:rayof:rayof
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  18. dutchjohn

    dutchjohn Adventure Touring

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    Along Hell's backbone road getting closer to camp for the first day
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    :clap
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  19. dutchjohn

    dutchjohn Adventure Touring

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    Ahhh, Home for the night!
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  20. dutchjohn

    dutchjohn Adventure Touring

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    Posy lake . what a neat spot!
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