New Year's Day No-Snow Run - Jemez

Discussion in 'NM- High Desert Cruisers' started by marcfj60, Dec 19, 2017.

  1. sl33p3

    sl33p3 still waking up...

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    i might be able to jump in some puerco... on the moto... have to see how it works, i'll stay lurking...
     
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  2. marcfj60

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    I don't multi-task very well. Do you mind starting a new thread for the Puerco run? I'm going to change my thread title to include the Jemez
     
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    I updated the first post. Make sure you read it if you're planning to participate. If you're on there but changed your mind, let me know.
     
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    I should be in that day, I’m thinking on the Marc A. Route. Here’s a picture of my truck, so I’m not a total stranger out there....

    MattO

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    We might take the new (almost a year old) 4-Runner Trail instead of the 80 if we stick to the main forest roads in the Jemez. I don’t think Han wants it all scratched up just yet....
     
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    I don't mind. I will post up the Puerco thread now.
     
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    Ooh. Shiny. And the best color scheme for a 100, just like mine.
     
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    I was not planning for Paliza-syle trails but stuff that's on the Motor Vehicle Use Maps. Should still need 4LO occasionally. But there will be some exploring of unknown trails.
     
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    @krecon1 - I'm not having any luck finding FR4 that you referenced Keith. Where is it. I know where State Highway 4 is, but not Forest Road 4. What do people know about the road that goes along the northern boundary of the Valles Caldera (FR144) and eventually comes out onto Highway 84/285? That will get us up to and over 10,000 ft and maybe find snow.
     
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    Another idea would be to explore more of Cebollita Mesa which is between FR 376 and Hwy 4. Some of the FR#s are 604, 605, 607 but the elevation there only gets to about 8,000 ft. and it's a little further south and west of the Caldera.
     
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    Marc - I am open to any option in the Jemez. I will also look at the MVUM for ideas.

    Also, I added Ellen and I to your list of attendees back on the first post. We will see you in Bernalillo at 9:00 on Monday morning.
     
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    I don't know how I missed you because I had you written down on the piece of paper I was using to keep track of who responded on 3 pages of the thread.
     
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    No problem - it looks like we've got a great turnout.
     
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    It is 144 on the map - I keep calling it FR4 though.

    I’d like to try 144 up around Valles Caldera.
     
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    This is the road that connects to the highway 285/84 just north of Espanola. Does anyone know anything about the condition or difficulty of this road?
     
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    Is everything still a go?
     
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    I'll be going, may have a couple of the Ron-lings with me.
     
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    We’re still planning on it. I have a friend from work that may join as well. We don’t have a defined route, but my take would be FR144 up around VC.
     
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    Hi All,
    The only FR 4 road I can think of is past La Cueva continuing on Hwy 4 then just past the Redondo campground theres a series of roads on the right that parallel Hwy 4 and the cliff overlooking dark canyon. You can take these almost to Jemez Falls campground. Not long, and ive only mountain biked them, but there are several short off-shoots with steep climbs and more technical spots. I know one is called 4B... Only because I fought a forest fire on it last night...
     
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    Karma and I will be at the La Cueva store !
     
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