Mendo NF Rally 2011

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by mootsuno, Jan 8, 2011.

  1. joefromsf

    joefromsf Dark Happens Supporter

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    Fuller Grove Group Campsite on Lake Pillsbury.

    Mendo NF link: http://www.fs.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsinternet/!ut/p/c5/04_SB8K8xLLM9MSSzPy8xBz9CP0os3gDfxMDT8MwRydLA1cj72BTSw8jAwgAykeaxcN4jhYG_h4eYX5hPgYwefy6w0H24dcPNgEHcDTQ9_PIz03VL8iNMMgycVQEAIzTHkw!/dl3/d3/L2dJQSEvUUt3QS9ZQnZ3LzZfME80MEkxVkFCOTBFMktTNUJIMjAwMDAwMDA!/?ss=110508&ttype=recarea&recid=25170&actid=33&navtype=BROWSEBYSUBJECT&position=BROWSEBYSUBJECT&navid=110130000000000&pnavid=110000000000000&cid=FSE_003705&pname=Mendocino+National+Forest+-+Fuller+Grove+Group+Campground

    Google maps: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&sou...22.969885&spn=0.005535,0.01074&t=k&z=17&via=1

    Point B on the map is at the entrance gate to the group site. Take road that you see on the right of Point B on the map. It will be a left turn when driving in.
  2. ramjet

    ramjet Long timer

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    Great. Thanks. Might be useful to append info to first post.
  3. little_twin

    little_twin Been here awhile

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    Bummer.......feel better.



    I told you those bicycles are dangerous. :nono
  4. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    dang....cs, hope you heal quickly.
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    Capt.saveaho Been here awhile

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    On behalf of Capt.saveaho EVERONE be safe, after going back to the ER I also fractured the t1 vertebra in my back. I most likely will need surgery On my collar bone and my summer is gone, but I will be there in spirit. :D
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    WeeBee Proud Deplorable

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    Glad you escaped even more serious injury - best wishes for a complete and speedy recovery. How did the injuries occur?
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    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    hi erik, don't worry you're young and healthy....you'll bounce up faster than most of us.

    we will let clarence and nick do the more challenging routes.....hope they post pics for those of us who are confined at home or ridng fire roads...:D
  8. CRW

    CRW I dont want a pickle

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    Ahhhwah comon Joel you know you want to scratch up that nice LC4 of yours promise no drop offs or ledges just good ol' single track:evil:evil:evil
    Remember fire roads are all the same........:snore:snore:snore:snore


    Get well Eric, gotta friend living on my couch with a Broken collar bone due to a MTB crash as well.
  9. mootsuno

    mootsuno Long timer Supporter

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    We did a bit of shopping yesterday and picked up the nonperishables.
    The pork and beer will get Thursday morning.

    So, after shopping and paying for the camp site we can finally
    give you the costs.

    How about $30/ person for the group site. That includes up to four nights
    of camping, dinner Friday and Saturday nights, beer and soda.

    If you just want dinners figure $10 a night, that also includes beer and soda.
    We were going to have different beer and non beer prices but collecting different
    amounts would have been a hassle. And at these prices I hope no one will be complaining.

    For the beer drinkers, the supply is limited. We have 3 7.75/gal kegs coming and
    once they're empty your on your own. But heck that's over 23 gallons of beer!
    It should last a little while.

    That's it for now.
  10. CRW

    CRW I dont want a pickle

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    :slurp:slurp:slurp:slurp:slurp:slurp:slurp:slurp
    and a brap.........
    lets ride cant wait!!!!!!
  11. ramjet

    ramjet Long timer

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    Recall Warped a couple weeks ago, we worried about enough beer. Afterwards, we saw all the gallons left. This time I'm bringing an empty growler for the trip home! :freaky:lol3

    BTW, is there potable water nearby or should I bring some good stuff from home?
  12. cme4lyt

    cme4lyt Been here awhile

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    What a deal... I can't wait !

    Thanks Dean, you guys ROCK !



  13. oldskool

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    Hope i can make it :1drink
  14. ramjet

    ramjet Long timer

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    Never mind. Saw it in post #25. Trucking up late Thursday but looks like about 4 hour drive from Bay Area, so probably hit motel or something as close as possible. Any recomendations in area?
  15. CRW

    CRW I dont want a pickle

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    There are a few hotels in upper lake.. Where you coming from?
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    luckett Been here awhile

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    The water level is now about a foot or so deep and the current is not very strong. The crossing is very easy and there isn't much risk if you do stall or tip over.

    Also M1 is still snowed in about a mile below the Hull Mtn. pass.
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  18. wheatwhacker

    wheatwhacker It's raining here

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    This may already be posted but, here it is again anyway.
    M1 was snowed in last Sunday, before Hull Mtn so, if your expecting to get to Covelo, forget it. We camped at the snowline and saw 2 4X4 trucks and small dirt bikes go up and turn back.
  19. joefromsf

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    M6 to M61 seems like a reasonable detour around Hull Mtn that will put you back on M1. I did it as a loop last fall before the snows.
  20. joefromsf

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    Thanks for the creek crossing info Luckett. :thumb