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MOAB Suggestions (Lion's Back)

My daughter has a soccer tournament in Grand Junction the weekend of October 4th and 5th - I'm going to go up that Friday and want to run up to MOAB since it is so close - I only have the QT1 and the RR 2.25" lift - so I'm looking for suggestions on where to take the XK, any suggestions?

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This is not a suggestion because I think it is closed now, but I did Lion's Back several years ago....and yes I do have a picture. Did it in my TJ. I am looking at the picture right now but I have to scan it in. Was from the old SLR days.


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That's friggin' AHHHSUM!

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Why is it closed?

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Why is it closed?
Too many people getting killed or injured.

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Too many people getting killed or injured.
Well, that was my initial reasoning. It was just a guess and not based on fact as I have seen articles about the crashes there. But I did a google and came up with this: http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/showthread.php?t=555559

And this: http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/showthread.php?t=562221

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Interesting read, I wonder if they ever started the construction there? I never had the opportunity to get out there but do not think I would have tried in anyway. It would be fun to watch others but I am not that brave with my Commander.





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I'd do it. My wife would videotape from the outside.

"Too many people killed or injured." - Thats just survival of the fittest. =)

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Will QT-I be able to make it? (without 4Low!) ,, especially the steep angle in the beginning!!

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You could make it. The really scary part is turning around at the top. You have to do a multiple part turn. Up a little, back a little, up a little. it is very tight on the top. Going up is probably the easiest part. It has steep drop offs on the sides. This is the rock that people see when they see the clip of the SUV going off the side without brakes.

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