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Rubithon 2004

Discussion in 'TLCA- Sanctioned Events' started by Photo_Cruiser, Mar 11, 2004.

  1. Photo_Cruiser

    Photo_Cruiser

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    I have not done a lot of organized runs, such as Moab or Rubithon. I am thinking of doing a run or two at this years Rubithon, but is the crowd ridiculous on this technical trail...like is it so damn slow and overcrowded that it is kind of a bummer...OR is it a total blast, full of cool people and a lot of fun, I am looking for opinions, I have hiked the route before when I use to live in Tahoe. I am a newbie to the organized wheeling scene, I figured this would be a good way to jump in head first hehe, am usually found off the beaten path camping with the kids,

    My rig is up to it...I think....with taking bypasses in the obvious places...but anyone who's attended, what's your thoughts??

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  2. Cruiserdrew

    Cruiserdrew SILVER Star

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    You owe it to yourself to go. This is an awesome trail. If you go in Wednesday or Thursday the pace is relaxed, and the camping at Spider or Buck is great. I have seen a log jam or two at Walker hill, maybe at Little Sluice. Way worth it though. I'm going to run in reverse starting Monday, then return with the Thursday "breakfast" run. I can't wait. I have heard of traffic jams on Sunday climbing Cadillac, but I have never seen one.
     
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    Photo Cruiser... as Andrew notes, you owe it to yourself to check it out. While organized events do have more than a few rigs attending, you also get to meet many good folks, possibly help someone in distress... or you might even be the cause of a huge log jam. ;) hey, it can happen. but there's always plenty of folks around to help, and our experienced trail staff is there to help you and keep the groups moving.

    I'm going to tell you, you won't regret it! Probably be the best time you ever had at an organized run... until you do Cruise Moab, the Round up, the Ramble or Black Hills. These are all premier events!

    Feel free to hit me off line at Rubithon@tlca.org if you have any questions or concerns. You can register at www.rubithon.org or using a current issue of Trails

    Thanks!
     
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    Yes you should go. It took Chris and I 51 hours driving non stop to get there. It has got to be in the top 2 events I have ever been to. Th crowd was minimal in the early runs. Then hang out in camp a few days and see who shows up. I don't know about the jam going up Cadilac, we left the way we came in. Even then it wasn't bad. I didn't feal the trail was too difficult. A few tech spots the you will need to get thru, but nothing deadly.

    Carpe Diem!
     
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