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Re: stuck truck on Mt. Cameron

Post by wildlobo71 » Fri Sep 11, 2009 2:30 pm

cheeseburglar wrote: Yeah, it's pretty obvious we need to change the 14er gathering to Cameron.
We will finally answer the question "How many geeks with desk jobs does it take to unstuck a Toyato at 13,900 feet"
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Re: stuck truck on Mt. Cameron

Post by gohigher861 » Fri Sep 11, 2009 2:49 pm

covfrrider

Good point!
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Re: stuck truck on Mt. Cameron

Post by KentonB » Fri Sep 11, 2009 4:12 pm

gdthomas wrote:So how is single life treating you?
Eh... I'm married now... to someone else. LOL
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Re: stuck truck on Mt. Cameron

Post by mtgirl » Fri Sep 11, 2009 8:06 pm

I was up on the Decalibron today for the 9/11 memorial hike for the fallen firefighters. Looks like the truck has been removed. The only thing remaining are deep tire ruts where the truck was stuck.
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Re: stuck truck on Mt. Cameron

Post by Hunter » Fri Sep 11, 2009 8:33 pm

The only thing remaining are deep tire ruts where the truck was stuck.
-Sad. It's bad enough this happened in the first place, but to leave a scar on the mountains bothers me. I'd be interested to know the cost of the removal. Can anyone chime in about my original proposed solution? Can't someone come up with a way to remove vehicles that minimizes the impact? So where are we at now that the vehicle's gone? Is this something CFI could deem a project for cleanup next summer? I'd be in to help. Anyone else? Take it a step further...
After it's restored can or should this be closed to vehicles? A lot of people have put a lot of time and effort to get access to these mountains. For all of you who were involved- thank you for your efforts.

Bill- any thoughts here?
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Re: stuck truck on Mt. Cameron

Post by mtgirl » Fri Sep 11, 2009 8:56 pm

Along with the tire ruts, there were scraps of parts from a vehicle laying around nearby - I would assume it was from the stuck truck. I wasn't quite strong enough to carry down what appeared to be an entire bumper........
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Re: stuck truck on Mt. Cameron

Post by larkinrx2 » Fri Sep 11, 2009 9:02 pm

mtgirl wrote:Along with the tire ruts, there were scraps of parts from a vehicle laying around nearby - I would assume it was from the stuck truck. I wasn't quite strong enough to carry down what appeared to be an entire bumper........

no pics?
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Re: stuck truck on Mt. Cameron

Post by covfrrider » Fri Sep 11, 2009 9:08 pm

Hunter wrote:
The only thing remaining are deep tire ruts where the truck was stuck.
-Sad. It's bad enough this happened in the first place, but to leave a scar on the mountains bothers me. I'd be interested to know the cost of the removal. Can anyone chime in about my original proposed solution? Can't someone come up with a way to remove vehicles that minimizes the impact? So where are we at now that the vehicle's gone? Is this something CFI could deem a project for cleanup next summer? I'd be in to help. Anyone else? Take it a step further...
After it's restored can or should this be closed to vehicles? A lot of people have put a lot of time and effort to get access to these mountains. For all of you who were involved- thank you for your efforts.

Bill- any thoughts here?
Seriously... this is Cameron we're talking about. I'm not condoning him driving up there, but I'm sure glad I've checked that gravel pile off of my list.
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Re: stuck truck on Mt. Cameron

Post by mtgirl » Fri Sep 11, 2009 9:24 pm

larkinrx2 wrote:
mtgirl wrote:Along with the tire ruts, there were scraps of parts from a vehicle laying around nearby - I would assume it was from the stuck truck. I wasn't quite strong enough to carry down what appeared to be an entire bumper........

no pics?
No pics sorry......it was my third trip on those rock heaps. Didn't pull out the camera very much....
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Re: stuck truck on Mt. Cameron

Post by TK » Fri Sep 11, 2009 10:06 pm

mtgirl wrote:Along with the tire ruts, there were scraps of parts from a vehicle laying around nearby - I would assume it was from the stuck truck. I wasn't quite strong enough to carry down what appeared to be an entire bumper........
Dag nab it. I was hoping it'd stay there for a while. Now my wife and I may never be able to check "break into an abandoned car at 14,000 feet, make love in a wild frenzy and jump to safety before the car rolls down the mountain" off of our bucket lists.

Anyone managed to get stuck on KC Ave. yet?
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Re: stuck truck on Mt. Cameron

Post by waller19 » Mon Sep 28, 2009 10:32 pm

Kojones wrote:
perryw wrote:At the very least, I hope the passing hikers will sign their names on the truck with a Sharpie.
I was thinking the same thing! Glad you posted it. I'll hike up there today and affix a sharpie on a string hanging from the side mirror.

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Re: stuck truck on Mt. Cameron

Post by hurdles » Tue Sep 29, 2009 10:12 am

It just amzes me what people will do and what for....there are quadzillion places to go 4-wheeling but some people have to push it. I guess if yo are too lazy to hike it, drive it..... :lol: Then get stuck :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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