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Crack Ride

Discussion in 'General Side X Side Discussions' started by Jaybey, Sep 11, 2019.

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  1. Jaybey

    Jaybey Joe SXS Nation Expert

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    My friend Ken and I did a short (mileage wise only 22 miles) ride down south of Casa Grande, Arizona. This was our third trip to this area, but this was a distinctly different ride as we had no 4x4 type terrain. Everything was flat. Although some of it was talcum powder fine and some was very loose.

    We were on mission to locate a crack in the earth that we had heard about. Good news we found a fairly large dehydration crack caused by the severe drought we have been experiencing here in Arizona for the last 20 years. I have included a few pictures if your interested.
     

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    WoW that's a rather large looking crack! how long was it? looks to be rather deep also.
     
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    Sorry. The crack runs about a mile long and some places it is only 3 or 4 feet deep and I found one where it was about 18 to 20 feet deep. It has been there for some time as I can see lots of run off dirt in there.
     
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    Wow that looks like it would eat a machine if you weren’t paying attention!
     
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    There is no crossing it and if you stop too close the edge will cave in along with the vehicle in some places.
     
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    would be a cool ride to check out. yes I would bet you could get in trouble really fast if you were not carful.
     
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    Holy crap Batman! Hope they at least have some warning signs in place. Awesome photos Joe!
     
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    I think BLM is trying to keep traffic to a minimum for the most part. We had bit of difficulty locating it. Therefore we are not releasing exacting location infomation.
     

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