As we continued one by one up this tricky hill, we
all made it up in one piece. My yellow CJ-7 did make contact with
the tree though. Nothing serious, just a minor battle wound.
Battle wounds. As I passed the stump,
the rear tire either hit the stump or bounced off a rock, which kicked the rear of the
Jeep towards the tree. The Warrior 1/4 panel guards did their
job and deflected the hard hit with minimal damage. A small
dent and scrapped paint job. I wanted to get a small Rausch
Creek sticker and slap it over the damage but they didn't have any
Around 12:30 we stopped for a lunch break.
Mike picked a nice spot right in front of a nice waterfall-like rock
climb in a small clearing.