16th Offroad Trip – Interlake 4/6/13

It looks like we traveled about 10 miles wandering around the park:
Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Some of the group meeting up in IL:
Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Heading East:
Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

And meeting up with the rest of the group:
Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

We started wandering our way through the park:
Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Playing on the steep hills:
Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;
Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Killing one of my mirrors, please excuse the wife trying to fall down the hill:

Lifting a wheel on the way down:

We continued plodding along:
Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Until we got to one of the rock gardens:
Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

I did a decent job of slicking up the rocks for everyone following me:

Stopping for lunch:
Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

After lunch I jumped on a neat hill climb which caused this:
Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Bent it back and was good to go again. While I was repairing the bent rim, a few others were playing on the climb:
Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

And we kept on wandering:
Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

And one stuck and broke XJ:
Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

“Whoops”
Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

All fixed and heading out:
Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Back into the sunset:
Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Damage:
– Two dead mirrors (and very tweaked doors)
– Leaking Doubler setup (Front seat apparently let go)
– Rear wheel seal on the 14 bolt
– Water in at least one front hub

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Sara L.: 16th Off-Road Trip Interlake 4-6-13 &emdash;

Edit: Here are some Go-Pro vids from the white XJ

Link to photo album (click me!)

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