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Unread 11-28-2016, 01:05 PM   #1
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Default Mono County - Thanksgiving Camping 2016

Here's a short video of our trip (set your video player to 720 if you want better quality). Unfortunately my phone kept on dying due to the cold weather, so some things were left out. Enjoy!

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sweet vid. I was just out in that area a couple months ago. Looks like fun with the snow.
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Well done AJ.


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Awesome vid AJ!
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Picture time!

Once we got our caravan going, we made it to camp and did some exploring with the remaining hour of light. Once we got back to the campsite to set up for the night, the clouds parted to reveal thousands of stars, and a frigid breeze taunted our fire by blowing it in all directions. Our first night was the coldest, but we had crack-house wood to keep us warm.



Once everyone was up, we all made breakfast and made our way to Bodie, Ca. Once we were in Bridgeport, we began the journey by taking the Masonic trail, and came across a few mines.
















Back on the road to Bodie.


Bodie, CA. Itís large, beautiful, desolate, and ****ing cold during the winter.










Deer crossing the plains.


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After our exploring Bodie, we headed towards Mono Lake and stopped in Lee Vining for a hot meal. After our meal, we made our way back to camp where a storm was brewing...


Our second night at camp was actually warmer even though it was lightly snowing. We built a nice fire, crushed some beers, and called it an early night. In the morning we were greeted with the driest snow I have seen in years. There’s nothing like waking up to fresh snow especially when you have a modified 4x4. We scored and it was awesome.




Our campsite the first night.


Our campsite the second night.


Sterling setup his tent under some trees and still got covered in snow.


Trail view pre-snow.


Trail view post-snow. It’s amazing what snow can do to a view.



Once we were all packed up, we decided to hit to road in search of some breakfast. We had untouched roads for miles.


















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Those are great AJ. I really need to get my pictures up too
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Great adventure guys!!!
Love the pix!
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Hey AJ, any chance I can get a full resolution copy of this?
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Great pics and video, looks like you guys had a blast.
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More photo fun:









Sterling got snowed in a bit:





Mikey trying to look cool:




Old abandoned car at the mine:

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Great pictures guys and fun trip in the snow! Thanks AJ for the punk rocker song, long live Iggy Pop. Haven't heard that in a long time. How are you liking the light bar?

Mikey, the rig looks fantastic, how are you liking the resi set up front?

Jeffy, i love the front end conversion with the headlights on your truck!


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Ok so here are my cell phone contributions. Forgot my camera so this is all you get.








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Must say this was a great trip. I definitely want to make it out there in the spring to go explore the trails around our campsite and around Bodie. There were tons. I know not the most challenging but wow the beauty out there.

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Thanks! I'm talking to Pelfreybilt right now, stay tuned
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I am liking it, but its not just new coilovers, it's a +2 LT setup. But i am sure you knew that. The Fox DSCs ride sooooo smooth. I can't wait to get the rear setup done to match.

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Great pictures guys and fun trip in the snow! Thanks AJ for the punk rocker song, long live Iggy Pop. Haven't heard that in a long time. How are you liking the light bar?
Iggy!

I really should have gone with the light bar from the beginning. I'm running a Rigid E2 20" in the driving pattern, and it's exactly what I wanted. It spreads wide and is super bright, plus centering it after I open and close my hood is simplified compared to the light forces 240s.

As for the top light bar, I dislike it. It causes so much glare and is even worse when the windshield is dirty. I just got some amber covers for it, and plan on only using it for ****ty weather going forward.
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I am liking it, but its not just new coilovers, it's a +2 LT setup. But i am sure you knew that. The Fox DSCs ride sooooo smooth. I can't wait to get the rear setup done to match.

A W E S O M E glad to hear you're enjoying the front LT! You can't go wrong with some rear LT either.

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Iggy!

I really should have gone with the light bar from the beginning. I'm running a Rigid E2 20" in the driving pattern, and it's exactly what I wanted. It spreads wide and is super bright, plus centering it after I open and close my hood is simplified compared to the light forces 240s.

As for the top light bar, I dislike it. It causes so much glare and is even worse when the windshield is dirty. I just got some amber covers for it, and plan on only using it for ****ty weather going forward.
Cool, thanks for the info, When I first started out looking at auxilary lights, the Light Force was the rage and I really liked the look of the 240's, then latter light bars came out. Seems like a 20"-30" (if it will fit) works best on the bumper. I really like the Baja Design's OnX6 but they're expensive. Still want to get different fog lights, lol.

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