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Old June 20th, 2012, 23:27
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Snake Lake Trail - Gold Lake Camp Run July 21

This is going to be the main Saturday run for my Gold Lake camping trip. Lets keep this thread focused on the Snake Lake run and the other for general Gold Lake camp chit chat.

Gold Lake Area - http://4x4trailmaps.com/OHVA.php?OHVA_ID=29

Gold Lake Thread - http://www.naxja.org/forum/showthread.php?t=1078370

Snake Lake - http://4x4trailmaps.com/4x4Trails.php?Trail_ID=47

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NO JUNK
33's open/open or 31's with at least one traction device
Spare tie rod or upgraded steering, ZJ rod is fine
brakes in great working order
fire extinguisher
battery tie down
first aid kit
spare tire
common sence

Starting from Gold Lake OHV campground around 10ish?

Snake Lake trail is a difficult trail that we will be running counter clockwise. This will put us going down the big "Snake Lake Hill" which has its pros and cons. Because we are going down I am lowering the requirements for the trail but it is a very steep and loose decent. Low gearing and great brakes are a must!

Once at the bottom of the hill and at Snake Lake we will stop for a snack and those who wish to attempt to climb the hill can give it a shot as everyone looks on. I made it up a few times three years ago open/open on 33's but will most likely require at least one traction device.

Once everyone is down off the hill we will make our way to Little Deer Lake for a swim. This is a great lake with a nice rock to jump from and is typically much warmer than Gold Lake, bring a raft!

After swimming it is a short ride back to camp. check out the link for a full write up and pictures of the trail.
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Old June 20th, 2012, 23:59
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Re: Snake Lake Trail - Gold Lake Camp Run July 21

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Min. Requirements:
NO JUNK
33's open/open or 31's with at least one traction device
Spare tie rod or upgraded steering, ZJ rod is fine
brakes in great working order
fire extinguisher
battery tie down
first aid kit
spare tire
common sense
fixed. beginner here, but I'm down to go
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Old June 21st, 2012, 12:38
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Re: Snake Lake Trail - Gold Lake Camp Run July 21

I'm in with two TJ's. We'll be going up Friday am, caravan?
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Old June 21st, 2012, 13:22
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Re: Snake Lake Trail - Gold Lake Camp Run July 21

dammit why do naxja runs always happen on the same weekend as desert races.
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 19:23
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Re: Snake Lake Trail - Gold Lake Camp Run July 21

I look forward to see the pics. I still need some work done on the Jeep or I would be there too.
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Old July 4th, 2012, 20:13
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Re: Snake Lake Trail - Gold Lake Camp Run July 21

You know I'll be there. All my parts arrived Tuesday, so I should have the rig running by Saturday.

Will you be around this weekend to help me bleed my new Brakes and MC?
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Old July 4th, 2012, 20:29
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You know I'll be there. All my parts arrived Tuesday, so I should have the rig running by Saturday.

Will you be around this weekend to help me bleed my new Brakes and MC?
I should be able to get away for a little while. Let me know when.
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Old July 17th, 2012, 13:32
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Re: Snake Lake Trail - Gold Lake Camp Run July 21

FYI: I think I am going to run Gold Valley Trail, stocker friendly, on Friday and Sardine Lake on the way out Sunday.

I'll be up there Thursday night.

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Old July 17th, 2012, 21:47
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What time you planning on leaving to run Gold Valley Trail on Friday?
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What time you planning on leaving to run Gold Valley Trail on Friday?
Most likely early. I want to be back when my wife rolls into camp around 4.
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Old July 18th, 2012, 01:51
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Shucks.
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Shucks.
Drive up Thursday night after work. Ill give you a call on my way through
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Old July 18th, 2012, 18:47
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Wife says she won't drive up without me, sorry. She is horrible with directions, and my mom and sister are even worse, so no such luck.
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Its gorgeous up there! Have fun
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