Big Bear Forest Fest

June 17th 2011


Big Bear Forest Fest held at Snow Valley.

Hosted by the Inland Empire Four Wheelers.

Check out their website for details

We have gone the last three years and they have been doing this event for the past 15 years or so. They know how to work a large crowd. Great Sat dinner, raffle, live entertainment, kids win stuff, great time.


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

Additional Notes

They have a list, check their website

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


Rendezvous @ Trailhead/Campsite

Located in Snow Valley. Highway 330 is limited with one lane open with traffic flow based on time of the day.

Take Highway 18. 4 miles longer.


There are currently 4 slots filled.

  • HAM: N/A


Meeting @ Rendevous

0 passengers, 0 extra seats

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  • HAM: N/A

jim ally & Chris

Meeting @ Trail Head

2 passengers, 3 extra seats

Not available to Guests...

  • HAM: N/A

Uncle Mike

Meeting @ Rendevous

1 passengers, 0 extra seats

Not available to Guests...

  • HAM: N/A


Meeting @ Rendevous

2 passengers, 1 extra seats

Not available to Guests...