These pages feature trails run by the members of TrailDamage.com (why that name?), a club based in Colorado. Here you can find information about trails in Colorado, Utah, Arizona, California, Texas and Wyoming. Each trail page contains a description of the trail, as well as trail features like rock climbing, water crossings and mud. Pictures, maps, and Google Earth information (what is Google Earth?) are featured here, with many more pictures and movies within each Trail Report.
Latest Trail Report: S.O.B. Hill on July 30, 2016
Trail run by Bryan, Holly, Julie and Monica:
"We met and aired down at the base of Swan River, and it was crowded. It seemed like everyone was out and about. We were anxious to get to the trail and away from all of the people, but first we had to make it to the trailhead. We started up Swan River to work our way to S.O.B. Hill."
The Last Ten Runs
- S.O.B. Hill: ran July 30, 2016
- Georgia Pass: ran July 30, 2016
- Peak 10: ran July 30, 2016
- Oh-My-God Road: ran July 16, 2016
- Yankee Hill: ran July 16, 2016
- Miners Gulch: ran July 16, 2016
- Kingston Peak: ran July 16, 2016
- Mammoth Gulch: ran July 16, 2016
- Kelly Flats: ran July 2, 2016
- Manhattan Road: ran July 2, 2016
Featured Member of the Month: Mike C.
Mike C. has been a member of TrailDamage.com since August 9, 2003 when he ran Mosquito Pass with us. He drives a red 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon (JK). Since he joined the group, Mike ran 7 different trails in 2003, 14 different trails in 2004, 7 different trails in 2005, 3 different trails in 2006, 14 different trails in 2007, 3 different trails in 2008, 2 different trails in 2009, 3 different trails in 2010, 1 trail in 2011, 3 different trails in 2012, 2 different trails in 2013, and 6 different trails in 2015 for a total of 56 different trails. The last trail he ran was Mill Creek Rim on October 12, 2015. See Mike's TrailDamage.com member page for more pictures and information, including vehicle modifications and future plans.
Member Trail Recommendation
Jordan recommends Spring Creek as one of our favorite Colorado trails (Clear Creek County):
Why does Jordan recommend it?
"I grenaded a front axle on the first obstacle. I celebrate every time I complete that trail without damage."
The only way to join the club is to be invited by a current club member. We have quite a few members! We're not the usual kind of 4x4 club -- there is a small fee for the year only if you go wheeling, and there are no required meetings. We're just a group of friends who get together as often as possible to run trails in the area.
Trail Damage 2016
The best Trail Damage of 2016 as of August 24th goes to Matt running Big Water Canyon on May 14th, 2016. He couldn't have been much farther from civilization when he stopped, opened his hood, and pulled out a belt. His Jeep didn't want to run at that point, so Frank towed him out. It took about seven hours, but he made it back to civilization.
See winners from previous years
TrailDamage.com and Google
We like what Google does with mapping and satellite imagery, so we use Google Maps and Google Earth to provide even more information about the locations of trails and obstacles. Google Maps make searching for trails easier in Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Wyoming, California and Texas. If you really want to see it before you get there, use the Google Earth Placemarks and Tracks found on the trail pages of this site to check out the terrain first.
The 2016 wall calendar is available for purchase! It's also time to add the full 2014 three-DVD set to your collection. You can also get whole seasons of full-sized images and movies from other years on DVD, as well as cool stuff featuring the TrailDamage.com logo. Check it out!