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[*] posted on 11-8-2018 at 12:09 AM


Quote: Originally posted by PaulW  
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We are both doing the same research, but with slightly different tracks
Still looking for a go-around the private area with the gates. Looks like cross country with some big mountains.
I will use your WPs.
Thanks.


Worst comes to worst we are going to come up from the South and go North until we hit a gate.

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[*] posted on 11-8-2018 at 07:39 AM


Quote: Originally posted by PaulW  
Mentioned places
More coords please
Ilusion gate
Rancho Crestone
Santa Marta
Rancho El Rosarito
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[*] posted on 11-8-2018 at 07:46 AM


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how about a precise location?
where is "back gate"?




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[*] posted on 11-8-2018 at 07:51 AM


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I wouldn't suggest taking anything other than 4x4. Plenty wide but the wash after trinidad is rock crawling.

Quote: Originally posted by BajaRun  
Are all of the mentioned trails wide enough for a Big Wide Prerunner Buggy ?


So a group (3) of very capable prerunners with 37" tires is not recommended? We have recently gone from Mikes to Coyote through the rock garden without issues. Is this section less passable then that Mikes to Coyote section? Thanks
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[*] posted on 11-8-2018 at 08:07 AM


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Quote: Originally posted by ehall  




how about a precise location?
where is "back gate"?



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[*] posted on 11-8-2018 at 08:07 AM


the question was related to "wide" not to "capable"




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[*] posted on 11-8-2018 at 09:04 AM


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So....how many "off-roaders" here think cutting fences is cool?



Expected to get someone like goat, but you?


Okay, that's "1"....




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[*] posted on 11-8-2018 at 03:40 PM


Please respect the property of others, as you normally wine about yours.

BTW If you enter UMA designated lands without authorization, you will land in jail and your vehicles will be confiscated.....if they catch you, or have your license plates.

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[*] posted on 11-8-2018 at 04:15 PM


Harald I had your track through the arroyo as reference when I went through in May. We were able to jump out and follow it at points but in the wash there was no signs of any tracks before us. Trinidad to El Gato by far the most challenging trail wise. The 4x4 route before the salt flats was also a challenge but just slow going 2 track.

Maxtrax I would say at minimum in a 2wd prerunner, maybe even a winch. We found ourselves doubling back after taking smoother routes to only have it be a dead end finger or rock garden. Clutch and location would be my biggest concern. There is help within reason anywhere around Mikes and Coyote. There is nothing but the best of baja between San Miguel and Santa Lucia on Highway 1.

We took this road around Illusion dropping us right at the first locked gate. These guys were kind enough to let us through.
28°20'1.37"N 113° 1'39.42"W

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Quote: Originally posted by twgracing  
I wouldn't suggest taking anything other than 4x4. Plenty wide but the wash after trinidad is rock crawling.

Quote: Originally posted by BajaRun  
Are all of the mentioned trails wide enough for a Big Wide Prerunner Buggy ?


So a group (3) of very capable prerunners with 37" tires is not recommended? We have recently gone from Mikes to Coyote through the rock garden without issues. Is this section less passable then that Mikes to Coyote section? Thanks


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[*] posted on 11-8-2018 at 04:22 PM


Gate after Laguna Amador 28°16'37.06"N 113° 0'48.30"W was there, not locked.

Quote: Originally posted by 4x4abc  
the question was related to "wide" not to "capable"


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[*] posted on 11-8-2018 at 05:00 PM


twgracing, can you post the route you went to get to the locked gate?

I see your GPS, but that's a good ways West of El Barril.

Any gates on the South end around Los Corrales?





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[*] posted on 11-8-2018 at 05:30 PM


We stayed in PSF the night before, only reason we went this way instead of going through El Barril and Rancho Illusion. Yes gate just south of Los Corrales. I believe Harald gave coordinates already.

Quote: Originally posted by JZ  
twgracing, can you post the route you went to get to the locked gate?

I see your GPS, but that's a good ways West of El Barril.

Any gates on the South end around Los Corrales?



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[*] posted on 11-8-2018 at 05:33 PM


When we did the trip San Ignacio/Gato to Trinidad in 2009 one of the trucks was a 2wd Blazer prerunner. He did fine in the rocks, but we had tow him out of the sand. These 4WD trips we are discussing are not appropriate for 2wd. Even if you have a capable 4WD for support is is still quite a burden on everyone.
Cannot tell you how many times I have pulled a 2WD prerunner out of the sand. Very inappropriate for rock crawling and going slow in the sand.
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