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That super old skatepark deep in the Sierras.

Postby TahoeJeff » Tue Nov 11, 2014 9:00 am

Right in my backyard and I think it is super cool:




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Re: That super old skatepark deep in the Sierras.

Postby oldranger » Tue Nov 11, 2014 10:45 am

I like it! But not something I would post as it appears to be wheeled vehicle in wilderness. Best kept to self.

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Re: That super old skatepark deep in the Sierras.

Postby AlmostThere » Tue Nov 11, 2014 11:00 am

Posting evidence of misbehavior in the wilderness has resulted in many fines. And will more and more do so, as I suspect it's way cheaper to pay someone to surf the net looking for this kind of thing than to put boots on the trails looking for it. And yep, wheeled things are not allowed in the wilderness.
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Re: That super old skatepark deep in the Sierras.

Postby TahoeJeff » Tue Nov 11, 2014 11:05 am

Just to be clear: I don't know these guys, nor did I have anything to do with it.
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Re: That super old skatepark deep in the Sierras.

Postby rlown » Tue Nov 11, 2014 11:17 am

i didn't find that too offensive. Not like it was a motorcycle. Guess one has to define better what a "wheeled" vehicle is. I don't see a skateboard on the sign going into wilderness areas with the lil' red circle and the hash mark.

They were good at it, though. I'd fall off a skateboard after kicking off.
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Re: That super old skatepark deep in the Sierras.

Postby Cross Country » Tue Nov 11, 2014 12:04 pm

For me this was certainly not something for which to be bothered which brings up a good point. Almost everyone here is or was a backpacker which means we have something important in common. At times I read about someone geting angry because someone else dosn´t agee with them. This, to me, is a real shame because, again, we have somthing important in common,
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Re: That super old skatepark deep in the Sierras.

Postby AlmostThere » Tue Nov 11, 2014 1:13 pm

I guess I'm clueless – I don't see any anger in response to this.


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Postby larry1 » Mon Nov 24, 2014 5:50 pm

Great video and music, Thanks TahoeJeff
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Re: That super old skatepark deep in the Sierras.

Postby oldranger » Mon Nov 24, 2014 11:16 pm

Russ,

The regs say wheeled vehicle. It takes a special dispensation for a disabled person to use "off pavement" wheelchair or other non motorized device to enter the wilderness. People with bad backs who would like to pull a trailer with low pressure tires to carry their packs have a hard time as well, but they could pull a more damaging travois legally. Go figure!

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Re: That super old skatepark deep in the Sierras.

Postby limpingcrab » Sat Nov 29, 2014 11:42 pm

Aaaaaaaaaaand..... Awesome!
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Re: That super old skatepark deep in the Sierras.

Postby sparky » Sun Nov 30, 2014 10:17 am

Haha this is awesome....and something we did in deep corners of Utah a couple decades ago.

April 2014 while backpacking the north rim in yosemite I saw a guy with some sort of wheeled cart with suspension bounding down the trail. It seemed so alien I just stood there dumbfounded as I pulled over to watch him pass. First I thought he was on some sort of pogo stick. I am usually a smart ass but I had nothin to say to that one! About 5 seconds later I caught sight of something even more disturbing but it's off topic.
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Re: That super old skatepark deep in the Sierras.

Postby iHartMK » Wed Dec 10, 2014 1:58 pm

That was awesome!!
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