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War Wagon Off Roading Thread

May 24th, 2014, 11:03 pm


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Consolodtated Seward, Alaska and Off roading at Fort Richardson / Elmendorf AFB threads into this new War Wagon Off Roading Thread at request of Meatloafmountain - RobtRoma


Off Roading at Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB:

So the missus and I were driving through the joint base looking for some lakes to take a canoe out on and we stumbled on a trail buried in the back of the base.

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I was showing her a training area I used in the Army and we spied a bear raiding some dumpsters.

#Blackhorse Grille Guard
#Blackhorse Taillight Guards
#Spyder Headlights
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Re: Off Roading at Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB

May 25th, 2014, 8:39 am

Hey thanks for the pictures! It is a walk down memory lane as I was stationed at Ft Rich 84-85. Buried my Jeep J10 in the mud way out in the backwoods once.

-Tod

Re: Off Roading at Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB

May 25th, 2014, 12:02 pm

Thank you for your service, sir. I was an 11B1P in the 1/40th when I was in the Army.

We also scouted out Clunie Lake on Rich side. Seems like a great canoe place.

Re: Off Roading at Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB

May 25th, 2014, 2:14 pm

Thank you for your service as well. I was 11B in 4/327th, shortly after the realignment between units there and Ft Campbell, from whence I came.

I loved Alaska. Went back once as a consultant, almost moved back, but life had other plans.

-Tod

Re: Off Roading at Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB

May 25th, 2014, 8:15 pm

Cool!

On a side note thanks to both of you for your service, enjoy the holiday :)

Re: Off Roading at Fort Richardson/Elmendorf AFB

May 26th, 2014, 12:04 pm

Escape94 wrote:Cool!

On a side note thanks to both of you for your service, enjoy the holiday :)

+1 :thumb:

Seward, Alaska

June 1st, 2014, 5:28 am

The missus and I first visited the Wildlife Conservation area then on a wild hair, decided to go to Seward (and ended up seeing the Sealife/Aviary Center). On the way back to Anchorage, we spied a couple of trails leading uphill and into the forest. Most of my good footage is on a GoPro, but I did get some decent pics once the trail abruptly ended and we had to turn around in narrow confines.

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Probably not the smartest thing I've done, considering it was one vehicle (without 4WD), no cell phone reception, no one knew where we were at, unfamiliar trail and it was getting dark, but all's well that ends well.

#Blackhorse Grille Guard
#Blackhorse Taillight Guards
#Plasti-Dipped Grille
#Plasti-Dipped Stock Wheels
#Spyder Headlights
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Re: Seward, Alaska

June 1st, 2014, 9:27 am

Nice! Cool place to mount the camera. I've just suction cupped mine to the windshield before.

Re: Seward, Alaska

June 1st, 2014, 10:21 am

Escape94 wrote:Nice! Cool place to mount the camera. I've just suction cupped mine to the windshield before.


I did that once on a particularly rough trail and it fell off, so now I'm wary of that. I do mount it with the suction cup (upside down) when flying and it works fine then (inside, not outside).

Re: Seward, Alaska

June 1st, 2014, 11:51 am

Post a link to some video! I'd like to see.
PS, I got a mount like that with my knock off gopro. Haven't tried it yet. I want to get the mtn bike mount for mine that replaces the headset cap.

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