Posts Tagged ‘road’

The Rice Peak Trail

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

The Rice Peak trail is relatively easy with no major obstacles along it as it is a forest service road. However, the difficulty comes in the fact that the last part of the trail is extremely steep with only a small turn around at the top. A stock 4×4 can make it with a little […]

Charleau Gap 1/8/2011

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Here are some images of a 4×4 trip me and some friends did in January 2011. We ran the Charleau Gap Trail.

The Chimney Rock Trail

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Description: The trail to chimney rock is easy and can be traversed by 2wd vehicles. The rocks themselves are much more challenging than the trail in and has many obstacles that require 4wd. There are spots for everyone to enjoy there and most of the area can be accessed by easier routes. If you want […]

CUCV Carnage Report

Sunday, October 3rd, 2010

Continually updated list of what I have broken on my CUCV while off-roading.

Charleau Gap 2/11/2010

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Run to look at the work the USFS did leveling the road and jackhammering ┬ákiss rock as part of “road maintenance” Pictures:

Upper and Lower Woodpecker 4/17/2010

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Fixer-Upper Run 11/15/09

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Here are pictures from our run to Chimney Rock to go fix a friends f350 that bent it’s drag link on one of the obstacles there and couldn’t make a right turn. We ended up packing a welder, generator, cutoff wheels, grinder, hand tools, and pipe (for sleeving the bent drag link so it could […]

Toyota Tacoma Bed Basket

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Here are designs for making a bed basket for a toyota tacoma specifically, but the dimensions can be easily modified to fit any other truck. This design took 40ft on 14 gauge 1″ box and 10 feet of 11 gauge 1″ box. Final Product:

Chimney Rock 9/6/09

Sunday, September 6th, 2009

The trail to chimney rock is easy and can be traversed by 2wd vehicles. The rocks themselves are much more challenging than the trail in and has many obstacles that require 4wd.

Centralia, Pa

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Few know the story of bustling coal mining town turned ghost town. This town didn’t dry up from a lack of coal, but an abundance. Prior to 1962 Centralia was a bustling coal mining town with over 1000 residents. However in 1962 the town’s volunteer fire department set the town landfill on fire as they […]

Chivo Falls Run 4/18/09

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

Chivo falls is a moderate trail system with obstacles and routes ranging from easy/moderate to moderate/challenging.

1984 M1009 CUCV (aka Military Blazer)

Monday, December 8th, 2008

Here are some pictures of my “new” Blazer. It is an ’84 M1009 CUCV which is basically a Chevrolet K5 Blazer modified for military use. Some of the changes are 3/4 ton suspension (however it still has 1/2 ton axles), 12/24V split electrical system, and a 6.2L Detroit Diesel power plant. I am currently running […]