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Well, TECORE '09 has come to an end. I think it all came out pretty successful (but I will let the other guys tell you how they felt). Here's a quick review of the weekend:



Who:
JamesDowning (James) - Black TrailBlazer
splivkramer (Todd) - Black TrailBlazer
Dizzlenator (Dan) - Blue TrailBlazer
Gibby13 (Chris) - Black Envoy
Foosh (Tom) - White TrailBlazer
AlekG (Alek) - White TrailBlazer

Events:
Friday:
11:30a
Todd and James meet in Harrisonburg at Sheets
Run some trails:
-Kephart Run (FR 547)
Eat Lunch
-Old 33 (FR 549)
-Test the Dry River Crossing (FR 304)
Visited the WV line overlook on Rt. 33
Return to Sheets

4:30p
Return to Harrisonburg to meet with Dan, Chris, and passengers
Hit the trail up to Flagpole Knob (FR 225)

6:45p
Arrive at Meadow Knob
Set up camp (red dot)



Saturday:
1:00a
Tom rolls into camp from FR 227

9:00a
Alek arrives at camp from FR 225

10:30a
Hit the trails
Begin West up FR 85A to Flagpole
Photo Op
Continue on to FR 85-6 to FR 85-4 for view of Sugar Grove (NSA base)
Continue back to 33 via FR 85A to FR 227
Run the Dry River Crossing
Eat Lunch
Continue to Long Run, north of RT 33.
Take Long Run (FR 72) to the Gauley Ridge Camp on FR 240
Set up Camp
Eat Dinner

8:15p
Night run
FR 240 to 240A

10:00p
Return to camp (red dot)



Sunday:
Parted ways

Now, post up your own synopsis of the event!

I'll be posting pictures as soon as they all load. Then the videos once they are edited.

Thanks to everyone that came for a great time! I hope to hold this again next year.

 

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Good to hear it all came out well!! Hopefully I can attend next year! Cant wait to see the pictures and video:thumbsup:
 

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Friday

Todd and I on Kephart:





A little bit of spotting:



Old 33:



An old bridge used to exist here. You can see the remains of the wall at the left side of the stream:



Checking out the Dry River crossing:







(Videos of that coming later)

Then we met up with a few more guys. This is on the way to the trail head on Rt. 33. Picture out the back window:



On the trails:



Todd:



Chris:



Dan:



Extreme wide lens from the navigator seat:



This looks fun! (Video coming later)



Meadow knob campsite:







That's a selection of the best pictures I have from Friday. I'd like to thank my buddy Cole for taking most of those great shots!

More to come!
 

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very nice! :thumbsup:
wish there was a TNWORE. :rotfl:
The last pic makes me want to go camping hella bad!
I can't wait til the Bilstein HD's arrive.
Then the TB gets a "facelift!" :excited:
 

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Saturday

Morning at camp:



Starting off the trip:







Planning the day's events up on Flagpole Knob:



Sugar Grove (sorry, not the greatest picture):













Traveling down Rt. 33:



A fun little hill climb after the river crossing:



Camp on Gauley Ridge:



Night wheeling! I was really happy with the Hella 4000s:



Sunday after we split off:



Having a bit of fun on the ATV loading ramp... poser pic!:



Some of the amazing views:



Airing up:

 

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well one of the other reasons we left is that my buddy's mom got clipped by a van in her burban and roled it... so we booked it home for that, but man what happened to all the millions of other photos... i got some coming
 

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Pretty jealous... Looks like you guys had an awesome time! Someday... someday I'll get a chance...

:thumbsup:
 

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It was an awesome weekend. I have a bunch of pics too. Unfortunately, my laptop went with my wife to Georgia. She comes back on Tuesday evening, so I'll post all of them in here when she gets home. Thanks for the trip fellas! It was a great weekend....
 

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WOW great video!!!!:thumbsup::hail:
I love seeing the ext voy going through the paces!!!!!
Lets me know mine will be able to when I get the lift on.
 
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