Tolovana Hot Springs Ride Jan,4,2014

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Tolovana Hot Springs Ride Jan,4,2014

#1 Post by dragonman » Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:42 pm

:sledwave: What a trip ! 18 Sleds & 19 people showed up for this ride. It all started with 10 of us @ Sam's Sourdough café.
From there we met up with the rest of the gang at the top of Murphy Dome. The weather was +10* slight winds :thumbsup:
15 miles to the Chatinika River for a break - road was good shape with minor drifting.
1 mile down stream to the Dunbar trail- the trail was narrow in places but in good shape. Two ponds were wind blown track very light to follow. Wind was minimal in the low lying tree areas. /there were a lot of senic areas along the way :groupwave:
31 miles later we arrived @ the Tolovana Hot Springs @ 3pm. The wind was ripping. Short break - then a quick return trip to Murphy Dome. We arrived at the dome @ 5:30pm. Once we hit the river 4 of us broke a fast trail to the Dome ! :banana: The road on the way back was blown over on top. :devilsmile: We had to bust drifts for about a mile. :shockedeye: Tim said that John J. wanted to load up un gale force winds - well he got his wish! :fluffly: All in All this was a great trip ! :supperhappy:


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Re: Tolovana Hot Springs Ride Jan,4,2014

#2 Post by dragonman » Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:47 pm

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Re: Tolovana Hot Springs Ride Jan,4,2014

#3 Post by dragonman » Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:52 pm

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Re: Tolovana Hot Springs Ride Jan,4,2014

#4 Post by dragonman » Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:57 pm

Last bunch pics


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2012 Polaris Pro RMK 800 163"
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Re: Tolovana Hot Springs Ride Jan,4,2014

#5 Post by mit » Sun Jan 05, 2014 7:08 pm

My GPS showed 93.8 miles, 50.6 MPH Max speed, 14.9 MPH avg, 6:36 min moving 2:12 stoped.


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Re: Tolovana Hot Springs Ride Jan,4,2014

#6 Post by alaskasc » Sun Jan 05, 2014 8:08 pm

Great ride. My first time back to those springs. Showing a few images. Not sure if it would be appropriate to show the Lynx on here.


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Re: Tolovana Hot Springs Ride Jan,4,2014

#7 Post by john » Mon Jan 06, 2014 8:27 am

Thanks for sharing the photo's

Peter: Better check your speedo or maybe you spent to much time in the air :) . I showed 44.8 mile one way on my GPS track.



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Re: Tolovana Hot Springs Ride Jan,4,2014

#8 Post by dragonman » Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:42 am

Check your gps and see if you lost signal for a short time
Josh Tim and I had the same milage
You do ride a cat maybe your used to walking 3 or4 miles


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Re: Tolovana Hot Springs Ride Jan,4,2014

#9 Post by john » Mon Jan 06, 2014 12:43 pm

dragonman wrote:Check your gps and see if you lost signal for a short time
Josh Tim and I had the same milage
You do ride a cat maybe your used to walking 3 or4 miles
Only to dig you Polar Guys out :)

I ran two separate track logs, one on the way in and one on the way out. First was 43 miles 2nd was 44.8, you planning to sell your sleds soon, good thing your keeping the mileage down :rolf:



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Re: Tolovana Hot Springs Ride Jan,4,2014

#10 Post by alaskasc » Mon Jan 06, 2014 9:10 pm

I rest my trip mileage to zero at beginning and ended up with 90 miles as a final at the top of Murphy dome. I had around 44 miles at the springs give or take a mile.


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Re: Tolovana Hot Springs Ride Jan,4,2014

#11 Post by michael » Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:49 pm

I had 44.4 miles in to the hot springs and I had 91.7 at the end of ride on 800 rmk


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