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Old 10-25-2010, 10:02 AM   #11
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Re: What to see in Colorado & Utah?

You need to look for some guide books to Utah. There must be dozens of them. I'm sure a 20 second search on google or amazon will provide you with all you need. Many are national parks, to make it even easier for you. Topic is too large to get into here.
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Old 10-25-2010, 04:20 PM   #12
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Re: What to see in Colorado & Utah?

As Jage has experienced, some of the back roads in Utah can be very slippery when wet. Some of these are marked, but others not. If you are getting route advice from locals, make sure to ask if they are predominately sand/gravel or are clay/slippery when wet.
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Old 10-25-2010, 04:44 PM   #13
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Re: What to see in Colorado & Utah?

There are enough great places in Utah on good roads that if this is your first time out that way you can see some amazing places without worrying about bad roads or the need for 4x4. There are numerous beautiful places on the scenic roads through central and southern Utah. The only thing you would have to worry about is snow at the high elevations. You just need to watch the weather reports and plan accordingly. Later, plan another trip to Colorado and Utah in the summer months where you can go to 80% of anywhere you want to go without 4x4.

If you want to talk to me personally about any of the areas in Utah, Arizona or Nevada, email me and I will give you my phone number.

Have a great time!

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Old 10-25-2010, 05:29 PM   #14
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Re: What to see in Colorado & Utah?

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As Jage has experienced, some of the back roads in Utah
That's Colorado actually, but the effect is the same save that any road that's not paved that gets wet turns to the same slicked up fowl butt muck, including the one I live on!
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Old 10-30-2010, 01:38 PM   #15
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Re: What to see in Colorado & Utah?

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Re: What to see in Colorado & Utah?

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Old 10-30-2010, 08:17 PM   #17
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That's some slippery stuff. You can see wheels spinning, and then you suddenly catch some traction and LAUNCH.


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Old 10-31-2010, 10:17 AM   #19
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Re: What to see in Colorado & Utah?

Now we understand why gravel was invented!

Ice has nothing on slick mud.

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