Bearwallow 73: Purgatory

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Bearwallow 73, within the Hatfield-McCoy Trails System, is a hardcore rock crawler's dream trail. The first two hundred yards of this trail appear to be just another boulder-filled ravine, but that is only a tease of what lies ahead. As you make your way up a narrow ravine between trails 44 and 26, the rocks and boulders slowly increase in size until you finally encounter a formidable obstacle with car-sized boulders sure to challenge even the biggest 4x4s. After weaving through these enormous rock features, you will next encounter an extremely steep, loose, and dugout hill climb determined to keep you from conquering this obstacle, by adding a surprise 3-foot ledge midway up the hill. Hatfield-McCoy Trails are open 365 days a year, from sunup to sundown. Permits are required for all operators and passengers. Additionally, all drivers and passengers must wear a helmet on the trails. This includes full-size vehicles such as Jeeps.