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Old 04-02-2013, 10:53 PM   #23866
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Started a ride report on my Crooked River trip here.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=875774

Just your average western scenery, nothing much to look at if you live in the RLD . . .
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Old 04-03-2013, 04:13 AM   #23867
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Cool. I've never seen any vehicles unattended there, so I figured I'd ask. There's a parking area for hiking just down below to the East so I wondered if we were supposed to use that instead.

So where is "Jerry's Run Trail", anyway? Haven't heard of that before. Thanks.

A couple miles north of the breastworks a trail heads east, it's the second trail to the right, the first heads east to just north of the Ramsey's draft wilderness parking area.
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Old 04-03-2013, 09:49 AM   #23868
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I Do you know...Whats the story with the cabin foundation and chimney on Jerry's Run trail? That area remimds me of something out of Lord of the Rings...
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The property has been used for recreation for many years. The Potomac Appalachian Trail Club constructed the Sexton Cabin within the present wilderness boundaries in 1938[14] Destroyed by fire in 1967, it was rebuilt. Shortly after Ramsey's Draft Wilderness was enacted as law, the Forest Service, interpreting the Wilderness Act to preclude any structures in federal wilderness areas, had the cabin removed. (PATC disputed that decision, and in later years it was determined that existing structures in wilderness areas could stay.) All that remains today is the chimney of Sexton Cabin, along the present-day Jerry's Run Trail. Logs from the Sexton Cabin were later used to construct the PATC's Mutton Top Cabin.
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Old 04-03-2013, 09:52 AM   #23869
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Old 04-03-2013, 09:54 AM   #23870
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My wife thinks I spend all my time reading about stupid bike things
Tell her she's only half right, the other half of the time is spent brewing awesome beer!
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Old 04-03-2013, 09:55 AM   #23871
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Looking forward to checking it out. I found a few of them this past year on my hikes.



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Old 04-03-2013, 09:56 AM   #23872
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Tell her you're a conservationist...





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Old 04-03-2013, 10:52 AM   #23873
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She already thinks I am a burn out wait what are we talking about oh yea hiking.
So I was hiking along with my son and youngest daughter(8) and she says look a rhino.


I would have walked right by it.
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Old 04-03-2013, 10:55 AM   #23874
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Almost forgot since this is a food forum my lunch on the day of the hike.
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Old 04-03-2013, 10:56 AM   #23875
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Old 04-03-2013, 11:34 AM   #23876
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She already thinks I am a burn out wait what are we talking about oh yea hiking.
So I was hiking along with my son and youngest daughter(8) and she says look a rhino.


I would have walked right by it.

Cool pic!


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Old 04-03-2013, 04:00 PM   #23877
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Too good! Looks like a rhino.
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She already thinks I am a burn out wait what are we talking about oh yea hiking.
So I was hiking along with my son and youngest daughter(8) and she says look a rhino.


I would have walked right by it.
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Old 04-03-2013, 05:15 PM   #23878
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I found this on Wiki:

The property has been used for recreation for many years. The Potomac Appalachian Trail Club constructed the Sexton Cabin within the present wilderness boundaries in 1938[14] Destroyed by fire in 1967, it was rebuilt. Shortly after Ramsey's Draft Wilderness was enacted as law, the Forest Service, interpreting the Wilderness Act to preclude any structures in federal wilderness areas, had the cabin removed. (PATC disputed that decision, and in later years it was determined that existing structures in wilderness areas could stay.) All that remains today is the chimney of Sexton Cabin, along the present-day Jerry's Run Trail. Logs from the Sexton Cabin were later used to construct the PATC's Mutton Top Cabin.

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Been kicking around the idea of maybe getting a Yamaha WR250R; anyone got one that I can try on for size and take for a little spin to see how it feels?
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Old 04-03-2013, 05:27 PM   #23880
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Been kicking around the idea of maybe getting a Yamaha WR250R; anyone got one that I can try on for size and take for a little spin to see how it feels?
Hey D,

Let me know what ya think of it (if a tester comes your way). I checked out a new one at the dealer a couple days ago....put together real nice but it was a pricey little devil ($6.6k+delivery charge??).
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