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Capo Valley 4 Wheelers
Capo Valley 4 Wheelers

Main Divide Road

May 28th 2018

Description

Best Time: Winter, Guide Book: BackCountry Adventures Southern California, 2002 edition, SC18 and

Glovebox Guide to Unpaved Southern California (1987)

 This is an easy day trip. Bring a lunch.  The trail runs the spine of the mountains in Orange county.

Starts at the end of Silverado Canyon at the start of Maple Springs Trail.  We'll go up to Santiago Peak - take North Main Divide down to Highway 74 - where we will cross and take South Main Divide to Tenaja Truck Trail. 

 

Run Checklist

Always Required

  • HAM Radio on 146.550 MHz
  • Full-Sized Spare Tire
  • Seat Belts
  • First Aid Kit
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Battery Tiedown
  • Working Brakes
  • Tow Straps
  • Tow Points

Run Requirements

  • 4LO Transfer Case

Run Recommendations

  • Gas Cans

Trail Rating

Trail Rating 1+

Difficulty Level: 1+

Trail Rating 1 Graded road; Any 4x4 vehicle or higher clearance 2x4 vehicle with no other modifications
Trail Rating 2 Road rarely maintained; 4x4 with no low bumpers. Anti-sway bar disconnects recommended. Minimum 30" tires and some off-road experience is helpful
Trail Rating 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
Trail Rating 4 Very difficult terrain, road never maintained; 33" tires, sway-bar disconnects, Rear locker, and Rock sliders required. 35" tires, front locker, Full cage, and 4:1 transfer-case recommended. Chance of mechanical failure and body damage
Trail Rating 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

Location

Rendezvous @ Trailhead/Campsite

Meet at the parking lot for Maple Springs Trail at the top of Silverado Canyon at 9 AM.

Participants

There are currently 5 of 10 slots filled.

  • TRAIL BOSS
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RaceMan

Meeting @ Rendevous

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Camperman

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Dirtnrox

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  • HAM: Radio
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My Wave

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Guest

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