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by HawkeyeC25 » Wed May 04, 2016 11:53 pm

This was by far the highlight of my 4 wheeling while on this trip. Moab was amazing - talk about an unlimited 4x4 playground!! We did the southern half of Fins & Things Trail in the Sand Flats Recreation Area. On several sites that rate trails on a 1-10 scale, this is somewhere between 4 and 5. I never could have made it with a stock TB but even my EXT was able to make it with ease most everywhere. I did drag one bolt on a frame cross member and the hitch once, but never got hung up. I've never driven on rock like this - the grit from all the tire traffic has created a sandpaper like finish that would allow a vehicle to make it up the inclines and descends that otherwise would result in complete loss of traction. There are a few of these in the video below... if you watch nothing else of it, check out these timestamps: 1:00, 2:30, 4:30, 5:55, 6:25, and 7:45.



Talk about an amazing campsite! We stayed in as many rustic campgrounds as possible... this was right in the Sand Flats Rec Area!
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So much grip, didn't slip even when going down hill, twisting the axles, and full pressure in the tires!
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by DirtyBacon04 » Thu May 05, 2016 10:17 am

I'm so jealous. Moab has been on my list for many years.looks like a great trip!
You should've hit up Mike Key. He's camped out there right now, wheeling in his big fancy power wagon.
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by HawkeyeC25 » Thu May 05, 2016 12:33 pm

Yeah it was amazing out there... I would spend a full week out there the next time I make it out. I went the first week of April but was only in Moab for a day and I wasn't sure who on here would be in the area.

If there's ever interest to get a trip together out in Moab in the next couple years, I would be game to make the trip back out there for sure!!
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by Trail X » Fri Jun 03, 2016 8:34 am

Excellent trip!! Thanks so much for sharing it with us.
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