Looking for a medium speed ride cause its really tough. Can share a lot of gps tracks with people if interested. posted by KevinandSpring at 5:01 PM 0 comments. Anyone want to do Charlou Gap Sunday 16 Dec. My buddy has 28 inch Mongrels on his 900. Trip Reports & Photos Have a favorite trail or great story you want to tell about this is the place. Here are the rules of the thread…loosely Has to be very specific and include where you start, the trails you take and the direction you ride them. The trail follows old mining paths and roads used for fire suppression. Posts: 272 | Kudos: +16 Images: 1. tentatively in for this, will know for sure soon. More info to come. Charouleau Gap is an extremely fun trail north of Tucson from Catalina to Oracle that offers an exciting variety of terrain and challenges from moderate to extreme. OK. PopCharts; Sign Up; Log In; HUGE DODGE CUMMINS MUD TRUCK on TRACTOR TIRES SINKS! Easy access to hiking in the Oracle State Park and the Arizona Trail or jeeping and horseback riding through the Charlou Gap. Will Will taking it to Charlou Gap in Tucson this weekend for a maiden voyage. It is tough physically and technically (the downhill portion near the top has the potential for serious injury – it is very steep and also covered with … Charouleau Gap, (pronounced shar-lou) is the quintessential southern Arizona 4x4 trail and a must do for anyone with a modified off-road vehicle. Would love to meet up with you guys sometime. What does everyone think? This means leaving the Phx area by 8am or so and getting back sometime after 5pm. Its one of the few rides in Southern Arizona that has potential water year round flowing along side it. (Includes AZ trails information for ATV and motorcycle use) Home > Arizona > Charouleau Gap > Trail Map : Charouleau Gap: Tucson, AZ Click icons to locate. land built in that sold on 10/18/2019. I've said it once and I'll say it again, there is no better plan for a mountain biker than Tucson, from November to March. It's time to simplify your life and move to the country. Been riding the Tucson area for years and am familiar with lots of places to go. Also the most common way to connect Charlou Gap to the Upper 50yr when coming back from CDO. After an amazing Thanksgiving and Meryl's birthday celebration with the Stephen's, I was pretty worked. Went out to Charlou Gap outside of Tucson with a group of RZRs. It was mentioned a few posts before but take a look at Ridingarizona.com for some good rides, info and great people as well. They will be making the final decision on if … Just north of Tucson, Arizona, this trail meanders through the lower elevations of 9100 foot Mount Lemmon, offering excellent views of the Sonoran Desert and sheer granite cliffs. Our Thanksgiving holiday was spent in Tucson, AZ. Will post pics for all those who didnt make it. ZJ XJ 85 4-runner We'll be at the minit market at 8:00a _____ 11-11-2010, 01:13 PM skivviss...slightly sane. I still have the stock big horns and we had several other types of tires in the group. Unlike Yuma, it takes a surprisingly long time to get out of town. MLS# 21728021. From there you have a few different options to get back to town or wherever you left your car. Tucson, AZ. Kevin woke me up this morning at 4:00 and said … Great singletrack trail that offers some spectacular riding in the upper ends of the 50yr system. I would like to do a long day trip, but if anyone wants to camp afterward go for it. Also known as Charleau Gap, Charlou Gap, C-Gap, and The Gap depending on who is attempting to spell it. Tucson's hidden GEM The GPX file only takes you to the Charlou Gap rd. Thread starter #58 Awesome..... it was more then powerful to move fj80. Anyone up for a tough ride this weekend in Tucson. Directions to the Trail: Take Hwy 83 south from Tucson. Also an awesome way to make the ride out to Cherry Tank into a loop ride. Feb 19, 2017. Stunning views of the Galiuro Mountains. My buddy and I are going up to Charlou gap for a ride this sat. This here is what protection looks like! Golder Ranch Fire District firefighters responded to a 1 acre brush fire in the area know as Charlou Gap, according to department spokesperson Ann-Marie Braswell. I'd like to do a run close to home in between the big runs, so let me know if you have spare time one of these weekends. Once we got into stream and began climbing the wet rocks … Vacant land located at TBD Viento #24, Oracle, AZ 85623 sold for $62,000 on Jun 12, 2018. Get yourself and your rig ready for the trip: Make sure both you and your vehicle are ready for your next adventure. Joined May 3, 2013 Messages 61 Location The Desert. I heard we may head to Charlou Gap near Tucson, or to a trail near Superior - Hackberry I imagine? This is one of the more difficult trails near Tucson, and as such requires a modicum of planning. I know you guys are planning one the friday after, if anyone would like to go the 20th on a saturday we have 3 going. posted by KevinandSpring at 5:02 PM 0 comments. Join Date: Nov 2010. At Sonoita, connect with Hwy 82 south to Patagonia. Hey how would you rate the difficulty of that trail ? Some info here and here. View 17 photos for 6 S Hobe Rd, Oracle, AZ 85623 a bed, bath, . As you come into Patagonia turn left on a small road just south of the post office. Let's get a discussion going as to where/when. azfj80pinal. I will be taking my Jeep Rubicon Unlimited out to test things out a bit more extensively. Twenty-six miles through the Catalina Mountains, running from Oracle to the outskirts of Tucson. As for riding areas - Tucson is surrounded by them, but most of it is at lower elevations & there aren't a lot of technical trails - most of it is unimproved ranch roads. Sat 11/20 Charlou Gap. There is no actual "open desert" - just a bunch of roads passing through a mix of public and private land. Arizona Travel Blog Listing - Arizona, United States, North America, page 107 Braswell says that the fire was sparked by lightning, but is now under control and that crew will monitor it throughout the night. Ride Name: Charlou Gap Date: 8/15/10 Meeting time: Stands up at 8:30AM Meeting location: Staging area off N. Lago Del Oro Pkwy Estimated Length of Ride: 4 hours Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult Notes: We will ride at the pace dictated by the group. Charouleau Gap. ! A few years back Charlou was … ... Down Red Ridge, up the backside of Charlou Gap, then down to Cherry Tank, through 50 Year Tr, all the way to Catalina State Park. posted by KevinandSpring at 5:03 PM 0 comments. Tucson, AZ Vehicle: BAD ASS SUPERCHARGED BEAST TRD S/C, TRD quick shifter, AFE CAI, Magnaflow cat back exhaust, Fox racing shocks, TC UCA, All-pro expo leafs, Bestop soft top, Wet Okole black seat covers, Scan gauge II. That's long ways from Idaho! Was down in Gardner Canyon last week and Patagonia the week before in the snow. PopScreen - Video Search, Bookmarking and Discovery Engine. ... Down Red Ridge, up the backside of Charlou Gap, then down to Cherry Tank, through 50 Year Tr, all the way to Catalina State Park. Lots more stability with … While driving along the Florence-Kelvin Highway we came across a Crown Head Saguaro. 4WD Challenging; Experienced Driver; 19 miles, 5-7 hours; Rock, Ruts, and Stream Crossings . Charouleau Gap We’re not sure how often this trail is used, and it mainly double-track used by the local Off-Roading enthusiasts. Went with a group of off road enthusiasts to run the Charlou Gap. Kevin, with Tucson city in the background. OK, so I haven't been out much lately and I'm looking to do Charlou / Charouleau Gap just north of Tucson, mainly because for some reason it's one of the few trails I've never done. with family. I've said it once and I'll say it again, there is no better plan for a mountain biker than Tucson, from November to March. '12 … Copy Current trail map and GPS points for OHV riding and camping at Charouleau Gap in Arizona. Well, with my TCI skidplate successfully installed, I thought I'd take advantage of having the afternoon off work to try it out on the High-Clearance 4x4 FS road that inspired me to buy it in the first place. View Patagonia Mountains in a larger map for even more DETAILS! The road, I really shouldn't call it a road. The property is covered in oaks, manzanita, and boulders and wildlife abounds. Reactions: bugsnbikes, txlonghorn, SUMMIT CRUISERS and 6 others. Will report back with pics and review of performance comparison. 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