Winter Pipeline 2012
Winter Pipeline 2012
RSVP : Required, Visit our RSVP page on the web site
Contact: Brett Fritzler, 847-924-8406, firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: March 2-4. Trail Ride Friday and Saturday, If there is interest Sunday also.
Location: Mountain / Lakewood Wisconsin
Cost: No entry fee or Trail Fee
Meeting Place : Parkside Quick Mart / BP Gas Station
Meeting Time: 8:30 am
Clothing Requirements: Dress for the weather, boots or galoshes and spare clothes.
Food: There is a SuperValu Food Store close by in Lakewood. There are also numerous supper clubs and restaurants around. We usually take lunch on the trail so please plan to pack one.
Pipeline Rules: I would recommend picking up the latest copy of the Motor Vehicle Use Map. You can print one from the web-link below or contact the Lakewood Ranger Office to have one mailed to you.
Event Description: The “Pipeline” is an easement running North/South through the eastern part of Oconto County. The easement’s primary purpose is to provide utility access to a large natural gas pipeline. It is also designated as a road on the Motor Vehicle Use Map and is open to Highway Legal Vehicles, which provides good off roading opportunities. In addition to the Pipeline, Oconto County is filled with many Off Highway Vehicle trails located within the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest..
You can expect rock climbs, mud, off camber situations, and shallow water crossings(ice in the winter). In the winter the snow presents a interesting challenge not only creating traction issues but by covering hazards and obstacles. Many of the obstacles are optional or have bypasses for the difficult areas. Some of the trails are quite tight and “pinstriping”(surface scratches from tree branches) are unavoidable.
Off Road Requirements:
Each truck should have a CB(preferred) or FRS radio for quick communication
Off Road Requirements: Each truck should have a CB(preferred) or FRS radio for quick communication between vehicles.
A rear recovery point required, front recommended. A receiver shackle is inexpensive and works well for the rear. An aftermarket front bumper or Jate ring attached to the frame for the front. 5/8” or ¾” screw pin shackles are also recommended along with a two strap. If you do not have these items, don’t worry, your trail leader is equipped with them.
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