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Beautiful scenery.
 

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looks like a ton of fun - How did you do with the wranglers? Any stories?
 

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looks like a ton of fun - How did you do with the wranglers? Any stories?
Well, there is one story to tell. There was quite a bit of water in the canyon so we had many creek crossings. One of those crossings was a bit of a challenge....for the Wranglers and Rubicons that is. The trail came down to the creek. It dropped 2-3 feet down into the water which was knee high. On the other side was a very steep hill back up. The others took two or three tries to get up. Some even had to be strapped from above and pulled up. It was quite slippery and steep. When it was my turn, my son (who is 6yrs) said "Dad, you have to make it on the first try". Pressure was on as I dropped the front end down into the creek. Slipped it into 4 low and put the petal to the metal, there was a deep roar from the CAI and that HEMI drove us straight up the hill like a rocket. It was insane!!! My son had a huge smile on his face not to be out done by dad's huge smile. :D There was a new respect by the others for the...what they called the Jeep bus. But "bus" quickly turned to BEAST!!!
 

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great pics and beautiful scenery.
 

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Phunkeydude said:
Well, there is one story to tell. There was quite a bit of water in the canyon so we had many creek crossings. One of those crossings was a bit of a challenge....for the Wranglers and Rubicons that is. The trail came down to the creek. It dropped 2-3 feet down into the water which was knee high. On the other side was a very steep hill back up. The others took two or three tries to get up. Some even had to be strapped from above and pulled up. It was quite slippery and steep. When it was my turn, my son (who is 6yrs) said "Dad, you have to make it on the first try". Pressure was on as I dropped the front end down into the creek. Slipped it into 4 low and put the petal to the metal, there was a deep roar from the CAI and that HEMI drove us straight up the hill like a rocket. It was insane!!! My son had a huge smile on his face not to be out done by dad's huge smile. :D There was a new respect by the others for the...what they called the Jeep bus. But "bus" quickly turned to BEAST!!!
Video ! Video ! Where's the video !??
 

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OUTSTANDING!!! Wow....Cant believe they cut away from your hill climb midstream .....what's up with the van going into that area?!
 

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Nice video! Too bad you got cut short on that hill past the creek.

What the hell was the driver of that mini van thinking???
 

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OUTSTANDING!!! Wow....Cant believe they cut away from your hill climb midstream .....what's up with the van going into that area?!
Yeah, the guy I gave cam to was attempting to zoom in on the action and hit the stop button. That was the first time I gave my cam to a complete stranger.

The van, that was crazy. In the evening, many Navajo that still live in the canyon return home. And they have a variety of vehicle from horse, tractor, pickup, mini van. Its not unusual to see a stuck non-4 wheel drive vehicle.
 

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Fire that videographer !:mad:
 

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Great pictures and amazing video.
 

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Great pics!! Sounds like a good time. Can't wait to get back out this weekend.
 

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I would love to take a trip up there someday. Maybe summer 09 XK Camping trip :)
 

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I would love to take a trip up there someday. Maybe summer 09 XK Camping trip :)
You can go camping in the Canyon only with a Navajo Guide.
I met this guy and his family while in the canyon and got his business card for a possible camping trip as well.

Canyon DeChelly Tours - Navajo Guides
Perry Yazzie (928)349-1394 or (928)674-5647
 
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