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Old 07-25-2012, 10:41 AM   #1
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:41 AM   #2
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23 hours nw colorado
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:42 AM   #3
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:43 AM   #4
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:44 AM   #5
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25 hours from Wyoming. 21 from Colorado several times.
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:45 AM   #6
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25 hours from Wyoming. 21 from Colorado several times.
25 hours? man you must have been wiped out.
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:46 AM   #7
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10 1/2 hrs to Northwest New Mexico
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:48 AM   #8
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18 hrs to N Wisconsin
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:48 AM   #9
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I don't drive it all on my on but my dad, a friend and I drive straight thru to Colorado each year.....20 hours.
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:49 AM   #10
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6 hours.
I took a plane on the Canada trips.
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:49 AM   #11
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25 hours? man you must have been wiped out.
That was after working all night up there. Headed out at 8 am. It was a haul. And not the smartest thing I've ever done. But I had to get away from that town!
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:54 AM   #12
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CA to Colorado for elk hunting, about 21 hours straight through with another driver. I've done the ride solo but always stopped some place for some zzzz's along the road.
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:58 AM   #13
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12 hours to New Mexico, but I was a passenger.
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:02 AM   #14
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That was after working all night up there. Headed out at 8 am. It was a haul. And not the smartest thing I've ever done. But I had to get away from that town!
I think that is the most painful thing is fighting getting so tired on the road. Shaking your head, slapping your face, mega coffee anything. I bet we all have come close to the movie "Vacation" driving scene with Chevy Chase going to Wally World. If it gets that bad I usually just pull over and take a nap.
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:09 AM   #15
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5.5 hours to Fort Mckavett...
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:11 AM   #16
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Boston MA to Ozona Tx.

Ok, I took a plane from Boston to Houston but it was a heck of a trip. Started the day at 5am Friday in Boston, worked until noon, caught a flight to Houston, stopped by the house to grab hunting gear and hit the road for Ozona. Pulled into town just in time to change into my hunting gear and head out to the lease. I did take a little nap around 2 or 3 Saturday afternoon.
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:13 AM   #17
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me and a buddy, Brunswick Maine to Palestine Tx to bow hunt for a week. 29 hours on the way to Tx and 26 on the way back. We did take turns. We figured we hunted as much as we drove. Killed 2 deer
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:14 AM   #18
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My wife and I took turns driving straight through from just outside of Buffalo, New York. It was something like 30 hours and that includes a delay due to us getting rear ended on the interstate in Columbus, OH.
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:15 AM   #19
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From the last day of a hagerman hunt, to Plano to southeast Ohio. About 29 hours total from tree to tree.
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:15 AM   #20
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Lets see....10 hours to the Diamond C and 10 hours home all alone in the car. Don't think I'll do that drive solo any more. Don't have to drive more than 30-45 to hunt elk...
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:16 AM   #21
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20hrs + FORT WORTH TX-BUFFALO WYOMING. Did it solo both ways. Tried to save some vacation days. It was stupid imho. Wish I had a co pilot.
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:17 AM   #22
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21.5 hrs from Charlotte NC to our ranch in south Texas!
Brought a so called buddy from NC and told him he could kill any hogs,coyotes,bobcats,javalina, and exotics. He could not under any circumstances shoot a whitetail buck. These were the rules for months before hand. The only thing he had to pay for is fuel, food and any licenses. He had already killed a hog and javalina on the second day when he saw the biggest buck in his life. He called and asked me if he could shoot it and I said no. Long story short he threw a fit and demanded that I bring him back to Houston to catch a flight back to NC to go on a hunt to kill whitetail. So I cut my hunt short and drive him to Houston to catch a flight his mama bought him back home. So I had to drive all the way back to Charlotte paying for all the fuel!

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Old 07-25-2012, 11:18 AM   #23
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Once drove from McAllen to my house in Colorado.
27 hours, 23 of them just to get out of Texas. It wasnt to hunt, it was to get back to my family after 6 straight weeks of work.
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:20 AM   #24
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13 hours to the davis mountains on a solo trip.
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:20 AM   #25
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7 hours, tops!
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:20 AM   #26
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To Michigan 28 hours. Won't do it again. Either straight through or hunt in Michigan
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:21 AM   #27
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dang.....thats a lot miles
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:22 AM   #28
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27 Hours from Norfolk, VA to San Antonio, TX!!
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:23 AM   #29
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Scio Ohio in 18 hours. Did it twice
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:24 AM   #30
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Drove all night to Colorado, jumped out of the truck and started chasing elk. My brother got altitude sickness immediately after we climbed a mountain.
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:26 AM   #31
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Drove all night to Colorado, jumped out of the truck and started chasing elk. My brother got altitude sickness immediately after we climbed a mountain.
Your brother got AS the first day? ouch!!
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:34 AM   #32
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Huntin'-we go to northeast Nebraska every year..bout 14 hrs. Went fishin' this year though. Me and a buddy drove straight thru from Clifton to Sioux Narrows, Ontario, Canada. Goofed off a bit on the way up..bought groceries etc. but made it home in 24hrs.
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:45 AM   #33
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16 hours to Taylor Park, CO.
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:47 AM   #34
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I drove straight from Houston to Dallas, turned around and drove to houston, turned around and drove to Dequincy, LA and then turned around and drove to Dhanis. I don't remember the miles but it was more then I'd normally want to do
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:48 AM   #35
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I drove straight from Houston to Dallas, turned around and drove to houston, turned around and drove to Dequincy, LA and then turned around and drove to Dhanis. I don't remember the miles but it was more then I'd normally want to do
Wow
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:48 AM   #36
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Drove all night to Colorado, jumped out of the truck and started chasing elk. My brother got altitude sickness immediately after we climbed a mountain.
Which is why we go up 2-3 days before season opens.. Gives us a chance to scout and acclimate. Bet that was a rough trip for your buddy.
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:48 AM   #37
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16 hours to north Kansas.
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:49 AM   #38
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Not hunting but drove 25hrs straight through to MI with both kids in the car I vowed never again lol
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:51 AM   #39
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Which is why we go up 2-3 days before season opens.. Gives us a chance to scout and acclimate. Bet that was a rough trip for your buddy.
Exactly! I bet that was a real rough trip, at least for a day or two!
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:54 AM   #40
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13 hrs from Allen, tx to Zapata tx, man it's way down there!
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:58 AM   #41
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Hunted a 24 hour predator hunting contest then drove 6 hours home wasn't smart and won't do it again
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:04 PM   #42
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I drove straight thru from Angel Fire, NM (ski trip) to Lake Jackson, TX , the day after this last Chrstmas. Had to deal with ice and frozen roads, from the NM/TX state line, to 60 miles south of Odessa........20 hours........never again!!
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:07 PM   #43
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8 hoursish
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:09 PM   #44
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I drove straight thru from Angel Fire, NM (ski trip) to Lake Jackson, TX , the day after this last Chrstmas. Had to deal with ice and frozen roads, from the NM/TX state line, to 60 miles south of Odessa........20 hours........never again!!

haha.....so you had hands gripped tight on the wheel? Lived in Alaska and Montana for over 25 years...slick ice roads are never fun.....never.
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:09 PM   #45
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:13 PM   #46
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AZ to East Texas every year. 17 hours
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:15 PM   #47
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Anchorage to Prudehoe bay, then back down to Homer, Alaska. First leg is around 30 hrs.
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:16 PM   #48
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Colorado for me too
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:19 PM   #49
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Anchorage to Prudehoe bay, then back down to Homer, Alaska. First leg is around 30 hrs.
WHOA!!!! ding ding...we have a winner!! Ive driven that stretch but not straight through for sure, lots of miles....so wild.
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:25 PM   #50
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Orange to Fairbanks Ak. 12 to 14 hours per day, 8.5 days. Slept nites in rv, spent 9 weeks in AK.
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