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Payette Draw
« on: July 01, 2010, 10:36:00 AM »
Location: Payson, AZ
Difficulty Rating: 4.0+
Minimum Requirements: 33" tires, front & rear recovery points, belly skids, sliders, 1 traction device (LSD or locker)

Trail can be completed in 3-4 hours with a small, well-built group.
« Last Edit: July 09, 2010, 09:58:29 AM by T-Ray »

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Re: Payette Draw
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2011, 03:16:04 PM »
What kinda trail did you take me on!

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Re: Payette Draw
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2015, 03:39:28 PM »
For the final obstacle "Filter", you'll need a winch to get up. Or 40's and a solid axle w/ low gears..
I got your "Jeep thing", now it burns when I pee..

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Re: Payette Draw
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2015, 04:41:28 PM »
Sounds extreme

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Re: Payette Draw
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2015, 05:46:19 PM »
Great place I found to conform your factory skids to whatever they're protecting....!!!   :o

Didn't make it all the way up because at the time I had my Daughter with me sleeping in her car seat. Couldn't believe she could do that. lol

Had a great time, but you'll want lockers and skids as well as tires for Payette. Even now, I  don't think I would run it again. Just too much opportunity for failure. I probably could be convinced though. lol

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Re: Payette Draw
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2015, 06:02:22 AM »
Did this with a friend in an FJ and a Jeep a few years ago and as we were leaving a swarm of X's were starting the trail. It was definitely a stop 100 times and look really carefully trail. Go prepared or be ready to pay the price.

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Re: Payette Draw
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2015, 10:20:42 AM »
Quote
sounds extreme
Penski's Fronty on Filter-


Trail pic-


(I can't upload pics of my '01 X winching on Filter..  >:( )
I got your "Jeep thing", now it burns when I pee..

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Re: Payette Draw
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2015, 09:18:03 PM »
Thought i would share some footage of the easy parts at the beginning of the trail.
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B0BEflI40yCabWx1U0ZFaG5Rc1E

Looks like it would be more fun with a group but still i had fun: :D

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Re: Payette Draw
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2015, 10:09:36 PM »
Thought i would share some footage of the easy parts at the beginning of the trail.
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B0BEflI40yCabWx1U0ZFaG5Rc1E

Looks like it would be more fun with a group but still i had fun: :D

It looks like your sliders got some good use on that trip.
Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads.

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Re: Payette Draw
« Reply #9 on: November 11, 2015, 07:44:48 AM »
Nice Vid! No sound?

Better remove those rear mud flaps. :)

I remember nothing but boulder fields when I went so that's looking a little tame vs my memory.

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Re: Payette Draw
« Reply #10 on: November 11, 2015, 08:57:53 AM »
Like i said thats the easy side lol there is the harsh random boulders where your skids come in handy (which i don't have) lol
No sound because my brakes will make you turn down the volume anyways  :P
If the rocks take my mud flaps off it will be doing me a favor lol but yet to come off.

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Re: Payette Draw
« Reply #11 on: November 11, 2015, 10:27:41 AM »
that video just made a guy in a cubicle (me) very happy..
I got your "Jeep thing", now it burns when I pee..

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Re: Payette Draw
« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2015, 11:41:14 AM »
This trail is as  brutal as described  but still fun nice to get to know the area. Will be coming back after seeing what I'm after   

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Re: Payette Draw
« Reply #13 on: November 29, 2015, 10:58:12 AM »
Filter
Untitled by Victor Lopez, on Flickr


Untitled by Victor Lopez, on Flickr


Untitled by Victor Lopez, on Flickr
« Last Edit: November 30, 2015, 05:56:06 PM by thupertrooper »

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Re: Payette Draw
« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2015, 09:13:13 AM »
I wouldn't mind seeing more pics of Filter.  Definitely looks like my kind of obstacle too!

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