Red Cloud Road

Friday, January 27, 2012 2pm to Sunday, January 29, 2012 11am

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Sunday, January 29, 2012 1:50am
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Sunday, January 29, 2012 1:50am
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Description

Will plan on leaving camp aroud 9- 9:30 Saturday morning. Location is trails, sand washes, canyons, mountains, dry creek beds. Should be no body damage, some desert pin striping. Usually no other vehicles or campers at this location.  Most tough areas have easy ways around.  There are areas for "extra credit" for those who like to break stuff.

I will come out early Fri afternoon and not leave until Sunday. For those early arrivals or late leavers we can wheel on Friday and Sunday.  Main event will be Saturday.

For those who do not want to camp, come Saturday morning and leave Saturday night.  184 miles from SJC including 6 miles of 5 mph washboard road going in. There is cell service in camp.  If you are running late or have a problem once you enter the dirt road, call 714 478 4636, and we will wait for you or come get you.


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

Requirements

  • 33+ Minimum-Sized Tire
  • 2+ Minimum Suspension Lift
  • 4LO Minimum Transfer Case
  • 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

  • Rear 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

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Rendevous at: Trailhead/Campsite

I 10 exit 182, Red Cloud Road.  2 exits after Chiraco Summit.  Turn right at exit and go short distance to road end and turn left.  There is a Kiosk there with at map etc.  This is Summit Rd.  Keep RR tracks on right side all the way in.  At  2.2 miles take right hand fork.  At 6.0 miles cross the tracks at marked crossing.  Camp is straight ahead about 100 feet.


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Participants (12 of Unlimited spots filled)

 OperatorJoinedMeet AtPsnsSeatsComment
thumbnailSpo Daddy
Commando
01/05/12Rendevous00Trail Boss
thumbnailJonesBones
YJ
01/06/12Rendevous00 
thumbnailBuccaneer
TJ
01/10/12Rendevous01see you sat morning
thumbnailJKA
Xterra
01/11/12Rendevous00 
thumbnailGuest
Brian & Gina White
2000 TJ
01/11/12Rendevous20 
thumbnailfuelrod
Rubicon
01/12/12Trail Head01I'll leave o:dark early Sat to meet you at camp before 0900. fuel rod
thumbnailMADGAS
TJ
01/14/12Rendevous00 
thumbnailDesertGuy
Rubicon
01/17/12Rendevous00 
thumbnailK6BAE
Rubicon 4dr
01/19/12Rendevous10 
thumbnailMaverick
CJ-7
01/19/12Rendevous00May join you Friday night - not sure yet. If not, see you early Saturday morning.
thumbnailPathfinder
TJ Sahara
01/24/12Trail Head00Will meet you at camp Saturday morning
thumbnailCharlie
Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited
01/26/12Rendevous00We will see you Saturday Morning
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