Twin Point Grand Canyon

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    R77toy New Member

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    Has anyone been there?
    Heading up there with the truck to scope it out, would like to take the pup there for about a week.
     
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    It's like 90 miles of dirt road to get there, the last mile or so looks pretty twisty.
    We're leaving the pup behind while we scout it out.
    If it looks do-able, we'll probably head up there around Labor Day.
    There's a few similar overlooks, Point Sublime and Kelley's Point are just two of them.
     
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    Kanab Point is superb - but its inside GC NP so you need a permit to camp there - which we did. Fantastic location. The route is a bit scrubby - paint likely to get scratched. You need the latest BLM Arizona Strip map to get the right route. P,S. a "tank" is often a livestock earthen pond.

    Whitmore Overlook is legit for tent camping or truck-top camping, its just outside the GC NP boundary. But you ain't taking one of our Pups down there.

    Twin point looks like too much road to be worth the trouble.
     
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    I may check out Whitmore Overlook when I'm scouting the area, we've got a Fleetwood E2 and a 4x4 Tacoma, the trailer has a ton more ground clearance than the truck, not worried about a few scratches.
     
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    Wow. 90 miles one way. Sounds awesome to me.
     
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    How many spares do you carry?
     
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    Currently one for the truck and one for the trailer
     
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    IMO you would not take any regular camper down that last section of road, its steep and rocky.
     
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    Just took a look at that spot on Google Earth. Again, wow. Of course impossible to tell how a trailer would do on that road I’d sure like to give it a go. I’d definitely be carrying two spares for the trailer.
     
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    I had to stop and dig a rock out of the road for my Jeep Liberty, before it got a two inch lift. There are some very sharp turns.
     
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    The sharp turns are what concerns me, that's why we're leaving the pup behind for this scouting trip.
     

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