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    Alabama Hills - Is there snow?

    Hello All, I'm thinking about hitting up Alabama hills with our not offload travel trailer in tow. It has high clearance with 31's on it but it's 23 long and will rattle to bits on anything real offload. From what I can tell it can go into Alabama Hills just fine. My question is, is there snow...
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    Has overlanding become elitist ?

    I like it a budget builds thread. Maybe a badge or award for the best build under a certain budget would be fun to see what people come up with and do. Michael did a video with a guy who had put together an overloading rig out of an old toyota pick up, home made and thrift store finds. He had...
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    Has overlanding become elitist ?

    Overlanding to me is just vehicle assisted camping. Most of us grew up car camping and it used to be the domain of the poor. Now you need to fight for reservations 6 months out to get a site in any national park and camping gear costs have risen beyond the means of the average...
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    Trophies, Badges, and Ranks!

    Hey can someone tell me where to go to see the requirements for the other badges. Under badges in my profile if I click into a category I can see the different badges but they are grayed out so you can't click them since I haven't earned them so I can't see what the requirements are. Is there a...
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    Snow and trail status? Red Lake to Blue Lake Forestdale Rd Markleyville to Hope Valley CA

    Hi All, I have been wanting to go run this one with the kids, maybe scout some of the lakes to do some back country paddle boarding and looking for a place for my 5 year olds birthday. He wants to wheel into the back country and eat cake on top of a hill or mountain for his birthday so I am...
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    Below Snow line trail recommendations near Placerville CA

    Hello All, My brother sold his old 4 runner and got an 80 series land cruiser. We just finished wrenching on it and the lift, tires and wheels are done so it's ready for the trail. Only problem is all the usual trails we would head to are heavily snowed in right now. We are wheeling with kids...
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    Need Alabama hills info

    Are there good hikes must do hikes or must do drives there
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    Need Alabama hills info

    Also has anyone been there recently, is it too snowy?
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    Need Alabama hills info

    Hi All I am thinking about heading to Alabama hills in the next week. I have a 23 foot travel trailer with decent clearance, 15’ wheels and all terrains. Like any travel trailer a bunch of washboard road would shake it to bits. Is there a place there that is pretty good dirt road that I could...
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    New HAM needs help from Old HAM

    Hi all, I’m an OB member who just got his ham license. I’m just waiting for my call sign to hit the database! I however, know nothing about ham radio except the test questions. I’ve been digging through online finding lists of simplex frequencies and local repeaters to program my radio. I...
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    Need Trail recommendations in the San Luis Obispo Area?

    I found some youtube vides, I stopped counting at about 7 crossings, looks like fun. About how long does it take to get from pismo all the way up to the falls? Is there a good place to find accurate directions to get there? Thanks for the info!
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    Need Trail recommendations in the San Luis Obispo Area?

    Yes I am talking about the condor lookout and I have read that the road up to there is great. From what I can tell the road, Hi Mountain Road continues passed the lookout and ends out at a waterfall called big falls. It seems like there are a lot of water crossings on the way out there and I'm...
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    Need Trail recommendations in the San Luis Obispo Area?

    Thanks this looks like a great place to check out. Have you driven the stretch of road from the condor lookout to big falls? How is that part?
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    Need Trail recommendations in the San Luis Obispo Area?

    Hello ALL, We are heading to Pismo next month and going to spend a day in the dunes. I'm wondering if any of you know of an easy to moderate inland trail to take the kids on that is in a beautiful area or has a good view. We will be a 3-4 rig convey. 3 tundras and a 100 series land cruiser. Any...
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    Pismo / Oceano Dunes recommendations?

    Thanks everyone for the great info! For those of you that have spent a lot of time down there are there any inland trails that are easy to moderate that are really fun or end in a great view that we should check out while we are down there?