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    Moving Target kcowyo's Avatar
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    Default Boar's Tusk, Red Desert Wyoming

    This was the debut run for a small group of 4wd enthusiasts in SW Wyoming. A friend and I have expanded our 4wd tandem to include a few other friends and family.Today, we headed outto the Red Desert to see the Boar's Tusk. The Boar's Tusk, a lamproite found in the Leucite hills of SW WY, isa volcanic plug set among some of the largest sand dunes in North America, the Killpecker Sand Dunes. It was really cold and cloudy with some strong winds that had the dunes practically sandblasting us where we stood.

    I was in my old Yota pick up, with my buddy Josh, and his FJ62. New to the group and their vehicles were Chuck, with a TJ hebought 2 months ago, Ty and his Wagoneer that hebought last month, and Derrick in his Blazer that he bought last week. Because we were new as a group, with some untested stock vehicles, we took it easy and stuck to tame trails today. Highlites included finding a natural water spring, sand dunes on mountain tops and a heck of a lightning show to chase us home.

    Our idea is toexpand on our knowledge of the Wyoming back country and back roads, while learning more about the history of the area and the explorers who first crossed it. Josh and I have been working to develop a website, which we're hoping to launch in late May. More pics will be posted on the website -

    "Sometimes road trips are an adventure.And sometimes, they're just two people trapped in a small metal room without coffee."
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    Enjoy Life Ursidae69's Avatar
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    That's what I call BIG SKY! Wow, nice photo!

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    Where's the antelope?

    Mmm, antelope stew!

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    Awesome pics. That first one you posted is just so cool!

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    Very cool pictures.

    Please consider inviting your friends over. That way, we can follow your plans and trip reports. We will love to learn more about Wyoming and wherever you go.

    Also, be free to use our photo gallery to register your trips. It can store ALOT of pictures. You friends are welcome to use it too.


    So much to see, so little time. Try using your 4WD tosee and do more.
    Tread Lightly! empowers generations to enjoy the outdoors responsibly...

    Post Edited (JackSilb) : 7/24/2005 9:57:47 PM (GMT-8)
    So much to see, so little time. Try using your 4WD to see and do more.
    Tread Lightly! Please, don't use the environment to enjoy your truck.

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