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looks like fun! It also looks like the walmart parking lot in Cullowhee where they are gathered. . . . I think the secret is really getting out fellas.

jfz80 got a new GPS unit with mapping software. We were looking at topo maps the other weekend and we "think" we found what some of the locals told me was a trail that runs from the top of speedwell road all the way to Franklin! I hope to be able to go and find out some time in the next couple of months.
 

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looks like fun! It also looks like the walmart parking lot in Cullowhee where they are gathered. . . . I think the secret is really getting out fellas.

jfz80 got a new GPS unit with mapping software. We were looking at topo maps the other weekend and we "think" we found what some of the locals told me was a trail that runs from the top of speedwell road all the way to Franklin! I hope to be able to go and find out some time in the next couple of months.


time for some exploring :cheers:
 
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My dad has grown up in the area, and done a good bit of wheeling. I know that he knows of the trails that you're talking about, and remember him telling me that such a road/trail existed, so I'll ask him if it is there, where it is, and try to see if it's still open. Going up this weekend anyway, may be a good maiden voyage for my truck :drive: If so, I may need to borrow a GPS so I can track it for the UC... I'll keep everyone posted.
 
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Talked to Dad tonight. He said that the road from Franklin to Speedwell used to be a good wheeling trail. But he and a friend went on it about 3 years ago, and it was gravel all the way, and cutting through neighborhoods... So, yes it might be there and open, but I doubt it's anything other than beautiful scenery... Let me know if that's still the case, or if you find anything else.
 
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time for some exploring :cheers:

looks like fun! It also looks like the walmart parking lot in Cullowhee where they are gathered. . . . I think the secret is really getting out fellas.

jfz80 got a new GPS unit with mapping software. We were looking at topo maps the other weekend and we "think" we found what some of the locals told me was a trail that runs from the top of speedwell road all the way to Franklin! I hope to be able to go and find out some time in the next couple of months.

Let me know when you get to a date, I've got a Need for Whee!

But give me some warning, there have been mandatory work days every other Saturday.

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Yeah, well, I won't have a lot of free w/e's until then myself; Bonnaroo in Mid-June, Croatia first two weeks of July. But after that . . .

BTW the Carolina Beach sand run is next weekend, i.e. Memorial Day w/e, anybody interested is welcome.
Two or three of the LC Cruiser crowd coming, plus maybe our token jeepster.
See Low Country Cruisers site for more info.
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