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Capo Valley 4 Wheelers
Capo Valley Four Wheelers

Anza Borrego

November 16th 2013

Description

Sight seeing in the beautiful Anza Borrego Desert.  First maybe a trip up a rocky road to some ruins, head to the Borrego badlands  then up and out to  an overview of the same.  then off to an oasis, or two, head across San Felipe wash and wind thru blow sand canyon, very soft sand! Out to the cactus garden and iron wood forest, ending up at Harper Canyon to see an ancient Native American village (or at least the rock rings that they left). Wind up the day at  Yaqui Wells primitive campground, make camp, tell stories, drink etc. Yaqui wells is across the street from Tamarisk grove campground, which has flush toilets and coin showers available for campers. Then Sunday Morning head up Yaqui Wells/ grapevine canyon to end up at Ranchita, top of Montazuma's grade. Come for a day trip or camping and a Sunday run out. if your towing I beelive you can leave your tow vehicles at Christmas Circle,. or if you are planing on camping and Sunday run, ill check to see if you can park in Ranchita.

Lunch on the trail, if you like enjoying your lunch in the shade, you'll need to bring some.

 

 

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

  • 4HI Transfer Case

Run Recommendations

  • Roll Cage
  • Camping Supplies

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 @ San Clemente Carl's Jr

Meet at Carl's 7:00 Sat Morning or at Christmas Circle in Borrago Springs 9:00 ish. tow vehicles can be left at Christmas Circle in Town. last gas is Borrego Springs

 

Participants

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Buccaneer

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JonesBones

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RedRocker

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X Man

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