Trip Reports

You will find information on the places that we have gone as well as information on how to get there.

Summit 7 Redline Poughkeepsie gulch Run

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Poughkeepsie gulch holds lots of reservations for me. It was at night on the wall 4 years ago that I lost my Blue Cruiser to a simple roll. Poor lighting did not enable the spotter to see that I was in a situation that was about to lead to a catastrophic failure…. which it did.…

FJ Summit Number 7

Lots of FJs

Originally I had no plans to go to the Toyota FJ Cruiser Summit in Ouray Colorado. Once I decided it might be fun to get together with some old friend registration was full  and no additional spots where available. Well it just so happens that I have been a part time employee of Redline Landcruisers…

2013 Spring Vacation – White Pocket

After we left Monument valley on day 2 we ended up camping at the Park Service camp ground at Lake Powell. We tried to head up higher near Cottonwood Canyon but it was a cold and WINDY afternoon. After picking up a few supplies in Page we headed out for the top of the Paria…

2013 Spring Vacation – Monument Valley

One of the most dramatic and iconic views in the southwest is that of Monument Valley Tribal Park. On previous trips we have stopped and viewed the monolithic formation from the viewing area, however for a change and with time available we chose to drive through the valley. Driving Highway 163 south from Bluff Utah…

2013 Spring Vacation – The drive out

As planning for our spring vacation started taking shape it looked like we would be revisiting areas we had traveled before. The plan was to head to the South Central part of Utah. I used a number of resources for planning this trip. These included, National Geographic maps, Google Earth, Backcountry Adventures Utah, as well as a…