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Capo Valley Four Wheelers

4 X 4 Tour to Bluff Lake, Big Bear

May 3rd 2014



Ranger Greg Hoffman will be leading a moderate run this Saturday May 3 rd for the Adopt A Trail Clubs.

He will be visiting Bluff Lake and some 4x4 roads in the area.

No reservations needed. Just show up at the Discovery Center in Big Bear at  8:30 am. Greg usually meets everyone in the parking lot.

Leave the center at 9:00 am

Bring a good functioning four wheel drive vehicle, lunch, drinking water, binoculars and a camera,  Full Tank of Gas.


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
  • 4LO Transfer Case

Run Recommendations

  • Rear Axle Locker
  • Roll Cage

Trail Rating

Trail Rating 3

Difficulty Level: 3

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 @ Big Bear Discovery Center

Rendevous at: Big Bear Lake Discovery Center


40971 North Shore Drive/Hwy 38, Fawnskin, CA, 92333. Phone 909-382-2790.


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