The Rubicon Trail

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Am close in proximity to this trail and would love to give it a go, anyone been over there?
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Am close in proximity to this trail and would love to give it a go, anyone been over there?
Based on your profile photo it would be best not to run the Rubicon with your current set up. You will for sure destroy you side steps. These would need to be replaced with “rock rails” at a minimum before heading onto the Rubicon.
 
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Based on your profile photo it would be best not to run the Rubicon with your current set up. You will for sure destroy you side steps. These would need to be replaced with “rock rails” at a minimum before heading onto the Rubicon.
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Based on your profile photo it would be best not to run the Rubicon with your current set up. You will for sure destroy you side steps. These would need to be replaced with “rock rails” at a minimum before heading onto the Rubicon.
Thank you. Yeah, those actually are the widest fixed part on the jeep, I saw that also. From what I've read, and comments, rock rails, a winch, knowledge on how to use it properly, someone to guide, undercarriage guards on everything...and good weather
SPEAKING of winch use, how do i find a class or group teaching that kind of thing? any thoughts...Southern Oregon area
 

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Thank you. Yeah, those actually are the widest fixed part on the jeep, I saw that also. From what I've read, and comments, rock rails, a winch, knowledge on how to use it properly, someone to guide, undercarriage guards on everything...and good weather
SPEAKING of winch use, how do i find a class or group teaching that kind of thing? any thoughts...Southern Oregon area
If you are going alone then a winch for sure because it’s simple insurance. How to use a winch most of us learned by doing. Basic winching is very simple and often you will only need to move your Jeep a few inches or a feet. Today there are a lot of decent online videos on how to.

Under armor is not really needed the major items are reasonable well protected with factory skids and the money you would spend on adding more would be better used on a mild lift.

Running the Rubicon your first time and with little experience offroading I would highly recommend to go with someone who knows the trail or has a fair amount of experience. Take a look at Jeep Jamboree USA they offer guided trips over the Rubicon and are an excellent group to start learning from. They aren’t cheap but they will take care of you and ensure you make it off the trail.
 
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If you are going alone then a winch for sure because it’s simple insurance. How to use a winch most of us learned by doing. Basic winching is very simple and often you will only need to move your Jeep a few inches or a feet. Today there are a lot of decent online videos on how to.

Under armor is not really needed the major items are reasonable well protected with factory skids and the money you would spend on adding more would be better used on a mild lift.

Running the Rubicon your first time and with little experience offroading I would highly recommend to go with someone who knows the trail or has a fair amount of experience. Take a look at Jeep Jamboree USA they offer guided trips over the Rubicon and are an excellent group to start learning from. They aren’t cheap but they will take care of you and ensure you make it off the trail.
thanks for taking the time, appreciated.
 

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Let me know when you wanna go. I live a few hours away, but my parents live 16 miles away. I always start on the lake side then go to ice house.
 
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Let me know when you wanna go. I live a few hours away, but my parents live 16 miles away. I always start on the lake side then go to ice house.
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sounds good, I have family on the NV side, so would work great.
 

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I have never done it in the snow since my fj has no doors or top, but with the JTRD i now have to worry about height lol, but i know a few that have done it. I plan on doing it with paper plates on my way home from TN if I have time, prob just go to caddy hill and back. Then in spring maybe ill do the whole thing.
 
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