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Capo Valley 4 Wheelers
Capo Valley Four Wheelers

Truckhaven Hills

January 8th 2011

Description

Dry camping. Motels, gas, markets available locally.  Mud hills with bypasses. Various routes available and to be determined by participants. However plan to start with Fire Hydrant, Street Sign, and Phone Booth. Bypasses available throughout. Trails contain ratings however hard you want to make them.

We will depart camp at 9:00 Saturday.

Anyone who cares to caravan on Friday morning can meet me at the Carl's Jr, Christianitos exit in south San Clemente at 11:30

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

  • 2+ Suspension Lift
  • 4HI Transfer Case

Trail Rating

Trail Rating 3+

Difficulty Level: 3+

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

Via I-10 Fastest with no traffic

55 north to 91 north

Take 60/215 northeast in Riverside

Stay on 60 thru Moreno Valley to I-10 east

I-10 east thru Indio to 86 south

86 south about 30 mi to N. Marina Dr

Right on Marina and follow paved road/houses until road turns to dirt

Jog to left over small hill and wash to turn at first right

Follow hills on left to camp on left at junction with wash

Via 76 More scenic and usually less congested. I will take this route.

I-5 south to 76 near Camp Pendleton main gate

Go east past I-15, Pala Casino and just past Lake Henshaw turn left on 79

After about 5 miles turn right on SR 2

Go about 5 miles and turn left on SR 22

Follow 22 through Borrego springs to SR 86 and turn left

Turn left on N. Marina Dr. and follow paved road past where it turns to dirt

After going over small hill and wash turn right

Follow small hills on left to camp where road meets wash at end of hills

Participants

There are currently 10 slots filled.

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JonesBones

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Black Widow

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green tj

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jim ally & Chris

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Pathfinder

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Roadrunner

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slk

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Uncle Mike

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