by TXJEEPER, Jenifer Farrington, Todd Rosser, Mary Rosser
Roundup '99 Slick 50 Trail
the pit, we stopped a moment to clear our treads.
had a nice basic trail before getting to the final, 4-rated
last section was sure to break some drivetrain parts if you
weren't careful. Todd spent a good hour trying to find the "good"
tried just about every angle we could possibly guide him over.
enough abuse, Todd finally winches over the last stretch.
was pretty determined, but because of the rain and mud, crawling
was not an option. It would take carefully applied speed to get
over these marble-sized rocks.
quite a bit of spinning, I moved onward.
section was rock after rock and they got bigger as you moved on.
came my winch. The Ramsey Platinum proved to be absolutely
amazing, pulling me rapidly and without a peep over the steep
finally gives in and winches himself, too.
didn't get much further and this step hung me up again. I managed
to get the front wheels over the three foot high ledge, but the
rear wheels just couldn't get traction.
trail ends by the Goat Trail, allowing a nice, twenty minute, 2WD
ride back to the road. This snapping turtle refused to leave the
middle of the trail and was attacking Pat's wheels! We finally got
him to move and headed back to camp.