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Old September 28th, 2006, 08:44 AM   #1
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Default New offroad park in Canada.

Last week while pre-running for Gitchee Gumee, GLFWDA was invited out to check out some private land by the owner. She has 122 acres of absolutely awesome Canadian property! It has mud holes, steep up hill dirt hills with rocks and rock courses. She currently has about 15 different trails and from what little we saw, on a scale of 1-5, the difficulty ranges from 3 to 5+. There are rock challenges that will push the limit of any vehicle including buggies.

Her goal is to turn this into a park type setting. The current setup is $10 per day per vehicle and you have to sign a liability waiver. The property is roughly 20-30 minutes outside of Sault St Marie Canada.

This is the same property the Loonie Run is run on.

If you are interested in checking it out, contact Charlene at 705-781-2201.

Recognize that this is a start up venture and is currently very primitive.

Ironman will be posting pics of this soon.
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Old September 28th, 2006, 08:52 AM   #2
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here is a link to the pics from the GLFWDA forum

http://www.glfwda.org/forums/index.p...0&gopid=18151&














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Old September 28th, 2006, 09:21 AM   #3
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looks like a great time. I would be interested in planning a spring run up there. I would like to run some of that park, and trails around blueberry in the spring
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Old September 28th, 2006, 11:31 AM   #4
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looks like a great time. I would be interested in planning a spring run up there. I would like to run some of that park, and trails around blueberry in the spring

you wont be going very far without a winch on the trails at the park in the spring.....
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He has one! I even saw him use it.
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Old September 28th, 2006, 11:59 AM   #6
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He has one! I even saw him use it.
yup i do. same one i believe you do bryce. warn m8000
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Old September 28th, 2006, 12:10 PM   #7
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He has one! I even saw him use it.
i ment without USING the winch... you would have had to beat your rig pretty hard just to get up an "easy" trail.... and thats when it was relatively dry
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you wont be going very far without a winch on the trails at the park in the spring.....

it just sounds like you said "without a winch". i do have one, and i have used it many times. I am not afraid to wheel my jeep either if i have to pull cable, then i do
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or are you saying 36's are too small to run the "easy" trail?
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Old September 28th, 2006, 12:39 PM   #10
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How many trails do they have open now?

I believe we drove around with them there, about 3.5 years ago, wasn't a lot in the way of trails done.

I have some pics of that ford big block buggy somewhere...
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They have 15 + so far.
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Loonie run was held there 2 years ago,and that property is awesome.Curly is the guy who has the cabin up in the woods there, and him and his girlfriend Chelsea are always working on opening more trails there.I was just there in July running with them,and some of the terrian there is quite capable of busting 60s.Looking forward to running it next weekend.

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This the park that was just in Petersen's rag? Place looks fawkin sick!
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we went on this trail this past Loonie run. good time. rollled two jeeps,broken axle,broken 4-link,blown motor,broke a winch(all carnage i can remember).some trails were pretty new,lots of fun.met lots of good people.will goback next year.
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there has been alot of 33's there and still had alot of fun there are go arounds that are slitly easier for the little less extreme rigs and yes it is the property that was just in petersons. hope to see ya there
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33's! Beginer? I was hoping my 31's might bang me through some beginer trails
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33's! Beginer? I was hoping my 31's might bang me through some beginer trails

not even close.... 35s would start to make it fun.


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thats looks like alot of fun. i would loce to run it and im sure i could get another rig up there to wheel with me
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there has been alot of 33's there and still had alot of fun there are go arounds that are slitly easier for the little less extreme rigs and yes it is the property that was just in petersons. hope to see ya there
Curly you da man! Glad to see your still hanging around out here.
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somehow i have managed to be off to work EVERY time our group/club has gone up there. ill make it one of these times.
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