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G Bob

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PostSubject: Burning Rock 11-27-11   Burning Rock  11-27-11 Icon_minitimeSun Nov 27, 2011 8:06 pm

WIth deer season in full swing we decided Burning Rock might be a little safer than Cold Knob so we loaded up the atvs and headed to Sophia today. We were at BR by 10:30 and after a short stop at the store and bathroom we headed out on the trails.

We had ridden the new trails last time we were there we decided to head out on the older trails. A large portion of the old riding area is closed for blasting and after running into a few blocked trails and a muddy road that was almost impassable we decided to head back across the road to the new section of trails.

They have added a couple new trails in the new section since we were there last and we had a pretty good time exploring the new trails. We rode a couple of the black trails and all of the blue trails along with some of the greens. Anyone expecting rockhouse black trails will be really disappointed in Burning Rocks blacks. They have added a bunch of water breaks on the steep sections which does make it a little more challenging but I didnt use 4 wheel drive on any of the trails except for the muddy road.

We got in a quick 45 miles and Jo decided that was enough for her since we havent been on the quads since we came back from Maine. We only saw two other groups of riders all day and the weather was pretty nice. Since we were at Beckley we decided to follow up the ride with a trip to Outback. A filet and a lobster tail sure made the trip that much more enjoyable.
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Sportsman

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PostSubject: Re: Burning Rock 11-27-11   Burning Rock  11-27-11 Icon_minitimeSun Nov 27, 2011 8:22 pm

Glad to hear that you got out to ride for a change. Maybe I will get some time one of these days to go for a ride too. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Burning Rock 11-27-11   Burning Rock  11-27-11 Icon_minitimeSun Nov 27, 2011 10:18 pm

we rode burning rock this spring for two days and one in the fall.we really enjoyed the trails there,they a little smoother not as challenging as h/f but a nice to ride we hit one blue trail that was pretty good lots of twist and turns all uphill i got hell from the women but the guys all liked it,will make a trip back there maybe this summer
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PostSubject: Re: Burning Rock 11-27-11   Burning Rock  11-27-11 Icon_minitimeMon Nov 28, 2011 6:02 am

Sounds like you guys had a good time.
Also the weather was pretty good. ( no dust )
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PostSubject: Re: Burning Rock 11-27-11   Burning Rock  11-27-11 Icon_minitimeMon Nov 28, 2011 8:00 am

Boy you had a long dry spell from riding. Glad to hear you had a good ride. Like Midget said weather was great.
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PostSubject: Re: Burning Rock 11-27-11   Burning Rock  11-27-11 Icon_minitimeTue Nov 29, 2011 7:12 pm

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The old church finally fell in

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PostSubject: Re: Burning Rock 11-27-11   Burning Rock  11-27-11 Icon_minitimeTue Nov 29, 2011 9:31 pm

Nice Pics as always Gbob. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Burning Rock 11-27-11   Burning Rock  11-27-11 Icon_minitimeTue Nov 29, 2011 11:20 pm

Looked like a good ride
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PostSubject: Re: Burning Rock 11-27-11   Burning Rock  11-27-11 Icon_minitimeWed Nov 30, 2011 11:46 am

G Bob wrote:
The old church finally fell in

you walked inside didn't you Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: Burning Rock 11-27-11   Burning Rock  11-27-11 Icon_minitimeWed Nov 30, 2011 8:35 pm

yeah thats what did it Ruger Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Burning Rock 11-27-11   Burning Rock  11-27-11 Icon_minitimeThu Dec 01, 2011 5:10 pm


ATV riding and a meal... Cool

Glad you guy's got out and had a good time.

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PostSubject: Re: Burning Rock 11-27-11   Burning Rock  11-27-11 Icon_minitimeWed Mar 14, 2012 6:57 pm

I just read that BR has added 11 additional miles and a connector to Slab Fork. Did this just happen or was it just announced? (dated 2/23/12)
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PostSubject: Re: Burning Rock 11-27-11   Burning Rock  11-27-11 Icon_minitimeTue May 29, 2012 9:10 am

GBob, I am getting ready to update my ATV Trails map with the new Pocahontas trails and I wanted to update my BR trails. I do not have any of the new ones they added a few years ago on the other side of the road. I was wondering if you or any of the people you rode BR with had tracked any of the trails and if so would you please send them to me so I could include them in the latest map. I have emailed BR to see if they have any they will send me but I doubt they will.

Thanks,
Bob

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PostSubject: Re: Burning Rock 11-27-11   Burning Rock  11-27-11 Icon_minitimeTue May 29, 2012 12:46 pm

Let me check to see if I took my gps when we rode them last time
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