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Capo Valley 4 Wheelers
Capo Valley Four Wheelers

Hole-in-the-Wall & Snake Bite I+II

April 7th 2012


Snake Bite I and II end into a wall called JB's Revenge are rated 4/4+.  I have not run Hole-In-The-Wall yet personally, but I understand it is rated 5.  Snake Bite is not too bad, but expect to winch JB's Revenge due to the last obstacle, which is an 85 degree wall.  Short wheel base rigs will most definetly winch.  MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A WORKING WINCH!  I will lead both runs on Saturday.  Bring a lunch as we will eat on the trail.  Required gear: winch, front and rear lockers, fire extinguisher, first aid kit, 35" tires, 2" lift (minimum), strong axles.  Body damage possible on Hole-in-the-Wall.

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

  • 35+ Sized Tire
  • 2+ Suspension Lift
  • 4LO Transfer Case
  • Front Axle Locker
  • Rear Axle Locker
  • Roll Cage

Additional Notes

See trail description for details on rig requirements.

Trail Rating

Trail Rating 4+

Difficulty Level: 4+

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

10 Freeway to Desert Center.  Drive into Parker, AZ about 90 miles.  I will be staying at Havasu Springs Resort.  RV's can make reservations.  No camping at the Springs, but there are 3 hotels - suggest making reservations.  Contact me for more details if needed.


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