RD’s Adventures – Final Destination… of 2012

Earthdate: 12/30/2012
Location: Big Bear, CA

Feeling the need to get away from the city for a few days we, my family and I, decided to head up to Big Bear, CA  for a relaxing vacation of snow and playing. After spending time with my kids in the snow and playing family games…. IT WAS TIME TO WHEEL!!! We met up with a couple friends Chris and Steve and headed out for a mellow/moderate adventure to the back roads of Big Bear. I planned out a route that consisted of running Gold Mountain Trail, Little John Bull, and the Jeep Squeeze. As we arrived at the trail head the snow barely started to come down but by the time we were up and over Gold Mountain the snow was really falling. The snow was not too thick to make the adventure really difficult but it was enough to give us a good time. After running down Little John Bull we paused for a photo-op and then headed over to Jeep Squeeze where we found fresh un-tracked snow. One of the challenges of snow wheeling is losing your way and missing the trail. That is just what we did half way through Jeep Squeeze finding our selves hiking around looking for the trail. We quickly found our way using a GPS system and wheeled on through. Here are a few pics that we took along the way. Happy New Year!!!

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RD’s Adventures – 2009 Calico MogFest

On 10/07/09, Axial’s Randall Davis attended the annual 2009 Calico MogFest located in Calico Ghost Town, Yermo, CA (spooky).  Here are  some of Randall’s highlights from the event.  Click on the pictures to enlarge:

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Check out the MAN I saw!

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This MAN is converted to a fully self contained RV

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Pinzgauer, Unimog Owner’s call them “pansy’s”

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Unimog RV, The owner was all over our SCX10 when we drove them.

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How to inflate a 54 inch tire in the field

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Heading into the canyon

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Two Willy’s and me

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Lindsay and Charley Waggoner waiting for husband, dad, and 1:1 Rock Crawling Champ Cody Waggoner to finish spotting

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Cody and Zak pondering how to help this guy

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Looking back at the caravan in the canyon

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Unimog, these things are amazing to watch

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Randall’s got this!!!!

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Uh No!!!!…. he doesn’t….. Whoops!!

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Another Unimog, I think it is great how they can be a family vehicle

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Made it without any damage

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Let’s pause for an Axial advertisement.  So Capable… It was the Trail Boss

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OK, so this was the trail leader…. Zak and his Unimog climbing the Gate keeper

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Toyota Truggy showing his capabilities

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With ease, he made the climb up the Gate keeper

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This is where we ate lunch and explored some mines

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PLUG Axial Advertisement. We go where others don’t

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Cody Waggoner lining up to give wife Lindsay a good ride

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No surprise… Lindsay loves it!

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Randall’s son, Casey shooting a Winchester 30/30 for the first time (good thing there aren’t any coyotes around)