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Old 10-08-2010, 05:57 PM
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Question Walker Valley ORV Trails? (Mount Vernon, WA)

So I've had my truck for all of 2 weeks and I'm itching to try it off road.
I'm planning on checking out the Walker Valley "ORV Trail System" on Saturday, August 23rd. Does anybody want to come along?

Just so anybody who wants to join knows ahead of time; Be prepared for a complete off-road noob!
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Old 10-08-2010, 06:05 PM
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That's kinda a rough place to try IMO... have you ever been there?? There's a lot of really tight & tricky spots...
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Old 10-08-2010, 06:14 PM
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Ya i heard that too^^^. If you do go don't go alone man.
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Old 10-08-2010, 06:30 PM
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I've been on my quad a few times and we don't risk anything and still got into some really tight and sketchy situations. All the trail heads had signs listing the vehicles but they've been known to be mismarked since the jeeps rip it up... I wish I could go but be really careful out there!! I recommend Tahuya instead but it's kinda a trek for you.
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Old 10-08-2010, 06:37 PM
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Thanks for the heads up! I've never been there. Never gone off-roading at all actually–I certainly won't consider trying it on my own!
One thing is for certain, I do not want to tear up my truck. Getting dirty and actually using all four wheels is what I want to start with.
Any other spots in the Skagit/Whatcom areas a noob would have a better time with? Yrac suggested some of the fire roads up near Baker Lake…
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Yeah logging roads would be good but I'm not that familiar with the area... sorry...
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Old 10-08-2010, 07:20 PM
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Walker is not a fun trail system with as long a wheel base as we have, there may be some more tame stuff up there, but getting to know your truck off road on logging roads is a good thing first so you know how it reacts to different scenarios. Tahuya is a great place to learn, but I would suggest just going out exploring with a buddy on some local logging roads and see what kind of trouble you can get in first.
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Old 10-08-2010, 07:49 PM
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elbe has some good logging roads and the next town too. i work out on the logging roads out thir for a bit. tiger mountain too if you can get on the logging roads!!! most are gated but ya.. Logging roads are fun too i just worked up at tiger mountain 2 weeks ago and they got some vary steep hills to climb. but watch out for pot holes!!! if your on logging roads. and if it just rained its going too be muddy and fun as hell.... I like worken on logging roads because most of the time i have to put 4x4 on and its hella work and wheel loll sweet.

edit: o and if you hit up elbe trails don't bring your truck on the wheel trails out thir just stay on the logging trails. thos tails are all f up from jeeps and some of them could break some shit up. i ride my dirt bike thir a lot!!
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