Miller Jeep Trail

Saturday, November 18, 2017 8am

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Description

This is day trip. Bring a lunch. Water crossings, alpine forests, with some burn areas.

We will meet at the Flying J Truck Stop in Frazier Park.  Gas up and be prepared to leave at 0900.

We will stop at the Mount Pinos Ranger District office at Chuchupate and get the latest info on the trail then it is off to the Lockwood Creek Trail staging area where we will air down.  From the staging area we will go through Lockwood Creek, up the Miller Jeep trail to the top of Alamo Mountain. We will then go down through the Hungry Valley State Vehicle Recreation area. Interstate 5 and Goreman are at the other side of the SVRA.

There are hotels at Frazier Park if anyone wants to drive up the night before.

Tow vehicles can be left at the Flying J

THIS RUN WILL BE CANCELLED IF IT IS RAINING


Rig & Run Details

The Run Liability Release Waiver must be printed, signed, and handed to the Trail Boss at the start of the Run. Click Here to Download

Ensure that your driving abilities and Rig meets the below requirements and recommendations.

Communications

  • CB Radio on Channel 4
  • HAM Radio on Frequency 426.550

Requirements

  • 33+ Minimum-Sized Tire
  • 2+ Minimum Suspension Lift
  • 4LO Minimum Transfer Case
  • Rear Axle Locker
  • Roll Cage
  • Tow Hooks (D-Shackle)

Always required for any Run:

  • Full-Sized Spare Tire
  • Tow Straps
  • Seat Belts
  • First Aid
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Battery Tiedown
  • Working Brakes

Recommendations

  • Front Axle Locker

Difficulty: 3


1 Graded road; Any 4x4 vehicle or higher clearance 2x4 vehicle with no other modifications
2 Road rarely maintained; 4x4 with no low bumpers. Anti-sway bar disconnects recommended. Minimum 30" tires and some off-road experience is helpful
3 Difficult terrain and road rarely maintained; 33" tires, Suspension lift, Off-road driving experience, body armor and Rear locker recommended. Stock vehicles will likely take damage
4 Very difficult terrain, road never maintained and possible erosion; 33" tires, Anti-sway bar disconnects, Rear hard locker, Off-road driving experience, and Rock sliders required. 35" tires, front locker, Full cage, and 4:1 transfer-case strongly recommended. Chance of mechanical failure and body damage
5 Extremely difficult terrain with large obstacles and roll over potential; Full cage required, 37" tires strongly recommended. Good chance of mechanical failure and strong chance of body damage

Map & Driving Directions

Click here to create your custom driving directions to the Trail Head
Click here to download the GPS trail and waypoints for your device (GPX)
Click here to download the Printable Map trail (PDF)

Rendevous at: The flying J truck stop

Frazier Park Flying J truckstop at 8:30 AM off I-5.  This is last gas,
 


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Participants (7 of 10 spots filled)

 OperatorJoinedMeet AtPsnsSeatsComment
thumbnailX Man
TJ
10/31/17Rendevous00Trail Boss
thumbnailTenderfoot
JK Unlimited
10/31/17Rendevous10 
thumbnailRattlesnake
TJ
11/02/17Rendevous00 
thumbnailDirtnrox
Cherokee XJ
11/06/17Rendevous10 
thumbnailFordGuy
Cherokee
11/07/17Rendevous00 
thumbnailsc11/08/17Rendevous10 
thumbnailGuest
Jon Holter
2014 jk jeep
11/17/17Vehicle Drop Off14 
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