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Capo Valley 4 Wheelers
Capo Valley Four Wheelers

Circle Cuddeback Dry Lake

February 8th 2013


Circle Cuddeback Dry Lake Bed and Red Mountain off 395. We might be able to find the Petroglyphs, the 20 mule team road bed, Fremont Peak and its mine, Edge of Grass Valley Wilderness, Motorcycle Monument, did they clean up that bombing range? alternate landing site of X-planes, tungsten mines and more. 

This is Dry Camp with RV access and tow vehicle access/parking. Camp for weekend or join us day tripping.

Saturday run starts at 9am. Massey book trail D#22 -ish. 60 mile loop Sat - lunch on trail.

Short run Sunday head home 1pm ish.  Maybe to the  x-15 crash site memorial or visit "ghost town" Randsburg ?


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

  • 4LO Transfer Case
  • Roll Cage

Run Recommendations

  • Camping Supplies

Additional Notes

tow hooks required by club rules and common sense

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


Rendezvous @ Trailhead/Campsite

I cannot get off Friday and will get out early Saturday to lead the run. Need someone to take the club signs to guide others to the campsite. 26.7 miles north of Pilot at Kramer Junction take Trona Road for only 1.3 mile, go right on side road for 1.0 mile to camp site. Google map this 


zoom in and park where those 3 trucks are. If taken continue east to nearest available camp site.

Forecast is cool, bring layers and firewood.

Don't forget this is dry camping; if you don't bring it, you won't have it.


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