The Strip

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by mntdawg, Apr 20, 2018.

  1. mntdawg

    mntdawg NOT FRAGILE OR GREEN

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    Rolling down the hill towards the bar ten I noticed the drastic difference in the level of "maintenance" NPS had executed.
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    No stone left unturned!!! OOOUUCCHHHHH
    The entire road from the air strip on has had its classification upgraded at least two levels.
    The ability for any vehicle to travel three times faster than before will have its consequences this summer.
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    After being passed by three large groups of these I had had enough.
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    I stopped at this spot because I knew I had a before shot.
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  2. mntdawg

    mntdawg NOT FRAGILE OR GREEN

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    A couple miles back is what I really came to see, at a hundred and two miles of dirt on the clock to get here I turned off on to the frog springs road.
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    So good I can not put words to it.
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    Supai slab.
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  3. mntdawg

    mntdawg NOT FRAGILE OR GREEN

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    Fun and extremely remote.
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    Rolling to the site.
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  4. mntdawg

    mntdawg NOT FRAGILE OR GREEN

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    This camp site was otherworldly.
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    Bizzaro.
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  5. mntdawg

    mntdawg NOT FRAGILE OR GREEN

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    Really good right out of the gate.
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    Took the high road back.
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    Another good one.
    I know as I scratch the surface of this vast area there is the remainder of my life to get to know it.
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  6. ramz

    ramz Professional Trail Rider Supporter

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    I would not go down in the crack at 'otherworldly camp site'. Never can tell what/who you'd meet - here kitty, kitty.

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  7. mntdawg

    mntdawg NOT FRAGILE OR GREEN

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    ^^
    I honestly can say while wondering around taking pictures that was all that was on my mind.
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    Bravo as usually Mntdawg!!!!!
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  9. Bonnie & Clyde

    Bonnie & Clyde Wishing I was riding RTW

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  10. mntdawg

    mntdawg NOT FRAGILE OR GREEN

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    I hit a weather window to see what I missed in the Spring.
    Pat was along for the journey.
    The same approch was used so the pics start where the fun begins on the second day.
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    I have anticipated this route.down into the canyon for many years.
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    That was really good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  11. mntdawg

    mntdawg NOT FRAGILE OR GREEN

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    Riding on the Supai again was great.
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    We were heading to a mine ruin.
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  12. mntdawg

    mntdawg NOT FRAGILE OR GREEN

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    Pat blasted off towards the copper mine.
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    The mine site could be seen from the camp I had in the previous rr for this area, the camp and Supai formations are across prashant canyon in the shot.
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    This site has an enormous amount of modern artifacts.
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    Bangged our way out to a beautiful camp.
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  13. mntdawg

    mntdawg NOT FRAGILE OR GREEN

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    This day was very good.
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    Mollies nipple, a future destination.
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    Finishing the climb up trail canyon was very satisfying...........
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  14. Reidy008

    Reidy008 I,m in if we go fast

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    Where is this area? I may have missed it?
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    Spectacular as always!!!!! AWESOME!!!!!
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  16. mntdawg

    mntdawg NOT FRAGILE OR GREEN

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    Getting that work done was just part of finishing this day. I wanted to spend the afternoon and evening looking over the terrain that we just rode over the last day and a half.
    Right to left, the namesake for the area is huge.
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    So parashant overlook fit the bill.
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    A fine happy hour it was!
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  17. mntdawg

    mntdawg NOT FRAGILE OR GREEN

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    Plenty more exploring to do in the vast area!

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  18. ramz

    ramz Professional Trail Rider Supporter

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    Nice.

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