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Photos: EWOR Sledding 4×4 Run at Ahtanum State Forest

Sledding 4×4 Run at Ahtanum State Forest
Hosted by Eastern Washington Off Road
Report by Clay Graham. Photos by Clay Graham / Eastern Washington Adventures

On Sunday December 13th, 2009 we met up at the Cowiche Quick Stop in Cowiche Washington for our annual Sledding Run.
On this run we had 8 rigs with most carrying kids and sleds.

We headed up Cowiche Mill Road and then up Cowiche Ridge road.

We stopped to air down before going up onto the ridge.

Phantom-309 & Stone were in the area and stopped to say hi.

Moving up the ridge.

We stopped to wait for Victor to make a icy climb with his Hummer.

We again stopped for Victor at the top of another hill climb.

We turn around to go back down to Victor. He was airing down some more.

I climbed back up the hill to take pics of the other coming up. Havo followed me so I didn’t get a picture of his rig.

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This area had a good snow drift and was a little hairy for the Suburban just before this picture.

We stopped to regroup before crossing Nasty Creek Road.

We drove up the Strobach Mountain Trail to find enough snow to sled on.

We stopped to sled and some headed on up the trail to play some.

The rigs of the day.

After we were finished with sledding we back tracked the Strobach Mountain Trail.

This area was kind of hairy dropping into and now I had to see if I could make it back out.

I made it out but it wasn’t as graceful as I would have liked. It was fun though.

Here we turning off Strobach Mountain Trail onto Nasty Creek Road.

We decided to go play with the rigs some so we took a side Green Dot road where the snow was deeper.

Victor got stuck.

Foxracer hooking up to pull the Hummer out with his Rubicon.

See the video here: http://www.facebook.com/v/1193648793963

Round two of Foxracer’s Rubicon puling out Victor’s Hummer.

We moved on down the mountain to Nasty Corrals where we decide to turn up Doe Pocket.

On the way up I saw some wildlife moving below down by the paved road.

On up the ridge we came to a slick hill. Here are a few pics of the rigs heading up.

It was time to head back down since some of the people had things to do.

Looking toward Yakima.

We stopped to regroup at Nasty Creek Corrals.

We headed to Tampico to air up. The Tampico compressor was not working so we aired up with what we had.
We all parted ways from Tampico.

This was another fun day thanks to all that came.



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Photos: EWOR Christmas Tree Backroads Run

Christmas Tree Backroads Run
Hosted by Eastern Washington Off Road
Report and photos by Clay Graham / Eastern Washington Off Road

On Saturday December 5th, 2009 Eastern Washington Off Road members met up at Oak Creek Ace Hardware in Naches. We had 10 rigs on this run. Demontang was our Trail Boss.

We headed west on Hwy-12 toward Rimrock.

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We turned off onto Tieton Road / FS1200.
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Then onto FS1000.
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We pulled over not far past Grey Creek Campground to walk out into the forest to find some Christmas trees.
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A lot of people found their trees in this area.
4wheelingplus got their tree and had to get back to town.
We moved on to the next place.

We pulled over at Bear Creek to find more Christmas trees.
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Don found a good sledding hill and we broke out the sleds.
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Waycrazy and Havo had to head back home.
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On my Suburban you can see the tree 99 found and cut it down for the club.
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Here is Odo helping BlindPilot get going.
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Here Don goes again. I think he had the most fun.
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Demontang left for home and we moved up the road.
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Here we are at Conrad Meadows.
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Heading back home after a fun day.
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The Eastern Washington Off Road Christmas tree after 99 added the decorations.
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This was a very fun event thanks to all that came.

Merry Christmas to all!



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