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Black Bear Road, CO in a commander?

Has anyone done or know someone that has done Black Bear Road in Telluride, CO? It looks very scary but most videos look doable with an extreme amount of caution. Most vids I have seen have only been with smaller wheelbase rigs. I am curious about whether someone who has done it would categorize it as scary with caution or just plain dumb in an XK.

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Check it out on traildamage.com, they have great write-ups and trail ratings.

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Camp Commander did it in 2010 with a group of Commanders, you can read all about it here: http://www.theultimatejeep.com/showt...ures-amp-Tales

The Ultimate Jeep Summit will be there again next year (2013) if you are interested!





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I will definitely be there for it. Colorado is workable for us. Once we get to 20+ hours, scheduling gets tricky. That is great to see the Commanders handle Black bear. A group ride would be better for us. Those switchbacks look like a spotter might be better for the nerves.

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A group ride would be better for us. Those switchbacks look like a spotter might be better for the nerves.
Group rides are never a problem, and most of us have spare seats fro those who want to come but don't feel comfortable driving their rigs on any of the trails.





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