Moab 2020 FG Offroad Jamboree

Blind_Io

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I'm sure we can find a seat for you in one of our vehicles.

Sometimes people want to camp, but since I'm an old fart these days, I plan to get a hotel and have a hot shower every night and someone to make my morning coffee for me. If others want to rough it, there are a number of campsites around town and just beyond that have amenities ranging from showers and flush toilets, to long drop toilets, to nothing at all.
 

93Flareside

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Obviously way to early to commit, but in theory, I don't see why May 4, 2020 wouldn't work for me provided I could ride with someone since I doubt whatever rental I get at the airport will be offroad capable.
Every rental car is off-road capable.
 

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I'm still in for sure. I've no doubt that I can make the week of May 4, 2020 happen for me.

The K5 can seat 3 passengers, but the rear seat, while comfortable, is limited in view.

On the other hand, my air conditioning will probably still be working, so air conditioning 🆒


I think I'm with Blind though. Comparing a hotel to a tent, the hotel wins.
 

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Every rental car is off-road capable.
Sure, I’ll put the contract in your name.


The rental company decided that they didn’t want to fix the car, and so they called it a total loss and sent me a bill for $14,500. I pay them a nominal sum each month and they are satisfied. That added to the $2000 tow bill brings the grand total to $16,500.

https://davidsworlddotorg.wordpress.com/2013/06/27/stranded-in-death-valley-part-i-of-iii/
https://davidsworlddotorg.wordpress.com/2013/06/27/stranded-in-death-valley-part-ii-of-iii/
https://davidsworlddotorg.wordpress.com/2013/06/27/stranded-in-death-valley-part-iii-of-iii/
https://davidsworlddotorg.wordpress.com/2013/06/28/stranded-in-death-valley-epilogue/
 

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We'll almost certainly be camping, so if others are leaning that way we can coordinate sites. Hopefully I can get my offroad trailer project done in time so the Jeep won't be packed to an inch of its life for the trip. Probably ought to get around to fixing the A/C, too....
 

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Ooh for camping, we've done Goose Island Campground before (it's right along the Colorado): I highly recommend it (it doesn't have showers but it does have drop toilet thingeys). Any of the campgrounds along the river should be great - the campgrounds in town are usually really loud etc due the main street bustle and street cruisin' during the peak season.

Another option for lodging is to go in for an AirBnB and condo. It takes more coordination, but there are plenty of options as we get closer.
 

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Anyone have a transport plane that can bring my Bobtail over? I'm sure it would be great fun out there. No A/C could be interesting though...
 

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Early May won’t be too hot. My rig doesn’t have AC and it wasn’t an issue a few weeks ago.
 
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