thanks that's good to know. I've got a ranger and we're going to take it. taylor pass/Richmond hill and iron chest mine trail out of st elmo are the only trails in the funtreks guidebook of taylor park I've never done. for whatever reason we've just never done taylor pass, and I've heard the boulder field to iron chest mine is a pain, so I haven't done it either.It is about as rough as any trail you will find up there. Really nothing difficult about it, just extremely rocky. Kind of similar to the east side of Hancock Pass, if you have ever ridden that. I think it is worth the ride once you get to the top. There was a couple behind us that did it in an orange Ranger 900 XP with no problem.