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Capo Valley 4 Wheelers
Capo Valley Four Wheelers

UPDATE; Cerro Gordo / Salt Tram > Inyo Mountains

October 15th 2011

Description

Mining History, Camping and Great Views
Camp on Trail / Self-Contained Camping


10/15 meet at 6th Strret Chevron (Norco) off I-15 (N)- to leave at 7:00 AM
Breakfast at Kramer Junction
RUN UPdated (was panamint) -> Now Cerro Gordo

Last Gas at  Olancha - before Lone Pine- OK to drop Tow Vehicles there

 

Trailhead  starts at Keeler
Camp on trail - just "down the hill"   from Salt Tram Summit Control Staion

We'll have views of Saline Valley  and Mt. Whitney (Sierras)

No big fires !! May be windy ...

http://www.explorehistoricalif.com/cerro_main.html

http://www.ghosttowns.com/states/ca/cerrogordo.html

http://www.owensvalleyhistory.com/stories3/saline_valley_salt_works.pdf









 

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

Trail Rating

Trail Rating 2+

Difficulty Level: 2+

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 @ 6th Street Chevron in Norco

More info to follow

10/15 meet at 6th Strret Chevron (Norco) off I-15 (N)- 7:00 AM

Map and weather info is from  Keeler
We'll be camped at about 7,000 ft - should be much cooler.

Participants

There are currently 11 slots filled.

  • TRAIL BOSS
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Jeepfrog

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Buccaneer

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Camperman

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Cruzer

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fuelrod

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jim ally & Chris

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JonesBones

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Pathfinder

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Roadrunner

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slk

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Zep

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