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CarsonCindy
07-11-2012, 06:38 AM
Since we spend the month of July up in Lake Tahoe, I though I would start a thread to highlight our daily adventures while we are here. :thumb:

To start it off, here is a pic of RubiCAT all packed up and ready to head out...
http://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/525941_10150951435728971_848320224_n.jpg

A grill's eye view of the road ahead :)
http://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/545442_10150951832613971_818787390_n.jpg

Stopping in Lone Pine for the night. Cheers!
http://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/538315_10150952146843971_698211118_n.jpg

On our way again. Last gas stop before Tahoe!
http://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc6/179108_10150953568558971_2079419050_n.jpg

Up in Tahoe...RubiCAT is all stripped and ready to go on the Rubicon!
http://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc7/599015_10150953842133971_1713863765_n.jpg

CarsonCindy
07-12-2012, 12:17 AM
Before the Rubicon run, we decided to make a quick run up to the top of Genoa Peak.

Takin in the view - gotta love Tahoe!
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=287732&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=287735&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=287744&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

A view of South Lake Tahoe
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=287728&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

Looking across the lake to Emerald Bay
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=287738&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

RubiCAT ready to head back down.
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=287741&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

CarsonCindy
07-12-2012, 12:32 AM
Here are a few shots from our camp site at Rubicon Springs from our recent Rubicon Run...

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=287753&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=287747&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=287750&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15


To read about and see more pics from our Rubicon Run click on the link below:
2012 Rockin Rubicon Run Highlights (http://wayalife.com/showthread.php?1403-2012-Rockin-Rubicon-Run-Highlights)

Serg5000
07-12-2012, 01:12 AM
These threads always put a smile on face. Looking forward to the day we explore those very trails. Did you guys camp the entire time or come off the mountain. Starting to think about what and where to go for labor day.

The pictures are beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

CarsonCindy
07-12-2012, 01:23 AM
Next on our list was an exploratory trip into Nevada...

Here is a sunset shot of RubiCATon the shores of Walker Lake.
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=287759&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15


You can read the full trip report here:
Northern Nevada Expedition 2012 (http://wayalife.com/showthread.php?1461-Northern-Nevada-Expedition-2012)

Serg5000
07-12-2012, 01:32 AM
Next on our list was an exploratory trip into Nevada...

Here is a sunset shot of RubiCATon the shores of Walker Lake.

You can read the full trip report here:
Northern Nevada Expedition 2012 (http://wayalife.com/showthread.php?1461-Northern-Nevada-Expedition-2012)

May I ask. How do you find where you want to go next.

Honey Badger
07-12-2012, 01:59 AM
Awesome shots Cindy!

CarsonCindy
07-12-2012, 02:17 AM
These threads always put a smile on face. Looking forward to the day we explore those very trails. Did you guys camp the entire time or come off the mountain. Starting to think about what and where to go for labor day.

The pictures are beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

The only time we have camped is on the Rubicon Run. Everything else we have done have been day trips from South Lake Tahoe. :yup:


May I ask. How do you find where you want to go next.

Research online and "hmmmm, I wonder where this road goes" ;)


Awesome shots Cindy!

Thanks Honey Badger :) I hope to post more soon.

JKRay
07-12-2012, 03:40 AM
Great Pics I'll be following!

DManuel
07-12-2012, 06:01 AM
Love the photos. Subscribed to thread. Looking forward to more.

RanchoRubi
07-12-2012, 07:52 PM
Awesome idea Cindy. Great stuff so far. Keep 'em coming. Thanks for sharing

mcpuck
07-13-2012, 02:10 PM
Subscribed! :thumb:

CarsonCindy
07-13-2012, 04:31 PM
One of the first places we like to head out to when we are up in Tahoe is the Lost Lakes. It's a beautiful little trail that offers some spectacular views! :thumb:

Here are some pics of RubiCAT heading up the trail...

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288139&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288142&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288145&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

RubiCAT parked at the first lake while we hike to the second lake.

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288181&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

Here are a few pics of the 2nd lake that you can hike to...

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288151&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288154&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288178&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

Heading up to the top to check out the view...

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288166&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288169&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

What a beautiful view!

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288163&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288172&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288157&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288175&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

Moochie
07-13-2012, 04:44 PM
It's beautiful up there!!! :usa:

JKRay
07-13-2012, 05:57 PM
Awesome I hope to get up there sooner or later...

BlackDiamondBound
07-13-2012, 06:50 PM
great pictures, i'm heading up there next weekend. did you guys take forstdale rd in? i'll be driving in at night, any rough spots I should be on the look out for?

DManuel
07-14-2012, 02:57 AM
Awesome photos. Cool lakes. What a great trip!

CarsonCindy
07-15-2012, 05:19 AM
Another trail that we always like to visit is the Twin Peaks trail. It is super close to town and has a couple of fun rock gardens that can be challenging. :yup:

Here is RubiCAT starting up the first rock garden.
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288918&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288915&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288921&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

Getting some GoPro footage :D
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288924&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

Getting a little flex
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288933&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

Starting up the 2nd rock garden
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288936&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

Climbing up
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288939&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

A little more flexin
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288945&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

The Nittos working great!
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288951&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

Just about out
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288960&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

One more stretch before the end
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=288957&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

CarsonCindy
07-16-2012, 04:35 PM
Here are a few pics from our recent run to Snake Lake and Poker Flat

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=289038&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=289041&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=289044&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=289050&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=289053&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=289062&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=289059&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=289065&g2_GALLERYSID=68ffbee0afac9e5fe304a9563fb24b15


To see the full trip report, click here:
Gold Rush Run 2012: Snake Lake & Poker Flat (http://wayalife.com/showthread.php?1513-Gold-Rush-Run-2012-Snake-Lake-amp-Poker-Flat)

GCM 2
07-16-2012, 04:57 PM
Goodness :crazyeyes: Those are just gorgeous photos of some incredible terrain. The part of the globe that I'm currently frying in.....well it was 128* today. It's a dry heat.....

Strainger
07-16-2012, 06:02 PM
That is some really beautiful country. My blood pressure goes down just looking at those pictures. And my alpha wave index goes up when I think of driving through there some day. Is this area driveable after winter sets in? Or is it something that should only be done in warmer weather?

Strainger
07-16-2012, 06:07 PM
Goodness :crazyeyes: Those are just gorgeous photos of some incredible terrain. The part of the globe that I'm currently frying in.....well it was 128* today. It's a dry heat.....

I feel for ya Brother. Yeah, right...Dry heat. Well, in retrospect you may be right. I remember some places with high humidity where I've been. Beautiful, green and lush. And I hope I never go there again. :cheesy:

Trail Bud
07-17-2012, 02:49 AM
Great pics Cindy!!
I want to follow this.

CarsonCindy
07-17-2012, 11:53 PM
Goodness :crazyeyes: Those are just gorgeous photos of some incredible terrain. The part of the globe that I'm currently frying in.....well it was 128* today. It's a dry heat.....

WOW! 128?? How do you survive in that kind of heat?


That is some really beautiful country. My blood pressure goes down just looking at those pictures. And my alpha wave index goes up when I think of driving through there some day. Is this area driveable after winter sets in? Or is it something that should only be done in warmer weather?

Most of these trails are summertime only. Too much snow in the winter...and sometimes there is too much snow in the summer. :crazyeyes: We tried doing some of these trails last summer but kept getting blocked by huge snow drifts.


Great pics Cindy!!
I want to follow this.

Thanks Doug! Glad you like them. You need to come back up here! :yup:

CarsonCindy
07-18-2012, 03:05 AM
Here are a few pics from the 4th of July in Tahoe...

RubiCAT waving the Flag
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=290466&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=290469&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=290472&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

The crowd is starting to gather on the beach for the fireworks over the lake
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=290455&g2_serialNumber=2&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

Honey time!
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=290457&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

It's almost time for the show to begin
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=290460&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

A few pics of the fireworks show over the lake
http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/557024_340351786045577_1661583752_n.jpg

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/599761_340351819378907_1597519264_n.jpg

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc6/205382_340351836045572_1962545524_n.jpg

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/396044_340351876045568_1080011852_n.jpg

http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc7/319428_340351916045564_483420222_n.jpg

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/479799_340351936045562_91153604_n.jpg

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/529107_340351966045559_914258601_n.jpg

CarsonCindy
07-18-2012, 03:42 PM
Here are a few poser pics from a quick run we did up to the top of Cadillac hill.

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=290478&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=290481&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=290484&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

JKJody
07-18-2012, 07:12 PM
This brings back alot of memories. My girlfriend and come up for the fourth alot. The last two years we couldnt make it due to tight and conflicting work schedules. Maybe next year though. Although i dont miss trying to drive around 50 after the show, its ridiculous! We just take pioneer trail for a smooth non traffic ride back to the room. Thanks for sharing.

CarsonCindy
07-19-2012, 06:19 PM
In addition to hitting the dirt with our JK, we also love to hit the dirt with our feet. There are many beautiful hiking trails in Tahoe and while we are here we try to do as many of the short day ones that we can. Here are some pics of a 9 mile hike we did up to Emigrant Lake.

The hike starts out along the shores of Caples Lake. Here are a few pics as we make our way around the lake:
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=290510&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=290513&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=290507&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

Beautiful falls along the trail:
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=290504&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

Just before reaching Emigrant Lake, the trail goes through this pretty meadow:
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=290495&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

Here are a couple pics of our destination, Emigrant Lake!
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=290498&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=290501&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

CarsonCindy
07-30-2012, 12:07 AM
Another hike we did while we were up in Tahoe was up to Horsetail falls. These are the falls you pass when driving down to the start of the Rubicon trail. :)

Here are some pics from the hike...

A view of the falls from near the start of the trail
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=291149&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

A few pics along the trail
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=291152&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=291143&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=291146&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

Finally made it to the falls - A view looking up
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=291158&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

And a view looking down
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=291155&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

Blonda
07-30-2012, 04:24 AM
Beautiful pictures Cindy :thumb: :D

Trail Bud
07-30-2012, 03:47 PM
Really like the water pics, they're all good.

wayoflife
07-30-2012, 03:57 PM
Really like the water pics, they're all good.

hey doug, long time no see! how's the jeep coming along? all fixed up and ready to go again i hope?

Trail Bud
07-30-2012, 09:23 PM
hey doug, long time no see! how's the jeep coming along? all fixed up and ready to go again i hope?

Hi Eddie,
Jeep is back together., rebuilt the rear end.
I'm, all ready and no place to go. :D
See you soon.
Take care.

Hightower
07-30-2012, 11:28 PM
Incredible pictures Cindy thanks for posting them..

CarsonCindy
07-31-2012, 02:20 AM
A few pics of an amazing Tahoe sunset :)
http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=291170&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=291167&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=291173&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

http://project-jk.com/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=291176&g2_GALLERYSID=d9e98e039bb523696ea638554af20761

JKRay
07-31-2012, 02:24 PM
Awesome shots of Tahoe! :thumb:

Irishcoffee
08-01-2012, 12:27 PM
:clap2::clap2::clap2::clap2:
Thanks for Sharing Those Amazing Pics!:thumb: