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 Trailhead:  Nellie Creek (San Juan)
 Posted By:  trishkaken
 Date of Information:  06/29/2013
 Date Posted:  06/30/2013
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The road to Nellie Creek is stable. Here's an indication of the types of vehicles that can traverse this road: Honda Pilot, Toyota FJ Cruiser, Jeep, Tundra, high clearance pick-up trucks. Do not try this in a passenger vehicle. While earlier pictures show a Subaru Outback, my hiking partner did not want to try it in her 2012 Outback and I agree, it would have probably bottomed out a couple times on the way down. While the streams are running, both crossings are shallow and will not give you any problems. Watch the brake usage on the way down; I don't know how to avoid hot brakes. I stayed in first gear but had to ride them all the way and ended up stopping twice to let them cool down.



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