Just a late trip report...
So we got out to the Range at the end of Lytle creek road, and aired down. Saw no one... until we were about 200 yards down the road. I looked over my shoulder and saw a guy standing by a truck about 50 years off the road and he looked to be stuck, I called an all halt to our small convoy and walked out to him. It gets better, He, his wife and their new born had been stuck out there for about 12 hours. It was a 2x frontier we pulled them out and sent them on their way. On we traveled, the road seemed much worse than I remembered very rutted and rough. we got another 1/2 mile down the road and a Toyota land cruiser was stuck sideways on the road. a dude and his girlfriend were high centered, so we pulled him out and sent him down the road.
The rest of the way was real rough and washed out, but ultimately was passable if you have some experience off roading and spotting for others. We made it to the Flats and set up camp. The views were stunning Show in the high elevations and green as far as the eye can see. It was super green much greener than I have seen it in the past 5 years. We did run up to the Baldy gate and thats where the road got really bad. however we were able to navigate it. Camped friday night and Saturday one of our convoy had to leave so we sent 2 vehicles out with him to ensure he made it out. I spent the day napping in my hammock... which was much needed. The other vehicles came back and it seems that they took a brief exploration across the creek headed toward Fall camp and The lifted RAM truck, well didn't make it, chewing up his passenger side. they pulled him out and got him back to the hard ball, then returned to the flats.
The good news is that with all the rains fires were ok and there was a ton of local wood to burn. Will make this run again... Hopefully soon!
2014 Pro-4X / TERRACON