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Capo Valley 4 Wheelers
Capo Valley Four Wheelers

Palomar Divide Rd.

May 12th 2018

Description

BGuide Book: BackCountry Adventures Southern California, 2002 edition, SC21, 

This is day trip. Bring a lunch.  This is an easy forest road. that begins east of Temecula.

 

 

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

Trail Rating

Trail Rating 1

Difficulty Level: 1

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 @ Temecula

Meet at 9 AM at Carl's Jr,  44515 Bedford Ct, Temecula, just east of the I-15 freeway and Temecula Parkway exit (Hwy 79)

Caravan to the Trailhead - Palomar Divide Road - which is 2.8 miles east of Sunshine Summit.  

We'll come down High Point Road back to the 79, just east of Aquanga.  (The map below is incorrect.)

 

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