View Full Version : Official Announcment for SoCal Fest !!!!

January 13th, 2008, 20:55
SoCal Fest will be held May 2nd 4th in Big Bear!!!

Base Camp will be Serrano Camp Ground.

See camp reservation thread: http://www.naxja.org/forum/showthread.php?t=938962.

There also several hotels and cabin rentals available in the Big Bear area. Event discount through Big Bear Mountain Resort Rentals. (www.bigbear1.com) More details to come.

Trail runs on Saturday trails TBD, dependent on Forest conditions.
Meet at the Discovery Center at 8:30 AM. Divide into groups for various trails. Runs and BBQ are open to anyone. Vehicle must meet minimum requirements:

From the Bylaws -
Section 3: Required Equipment for Event Participation

1. NAXJA VERY HIGHLY recommends that all event participants have a CB Radio.
2. NAXJA requires all listed items to be present, and available for use, for a vehicle to be permitted to participate in a event. Participants are expected to stow equipment and all other items within their vehicle in a safe manner, conscious of the effects of OHV use and possible shifting of items.
3. Safety Inspectors will use this list for safety inspections prior to any event. The Safety Inspector has final say in approval or rejection of any vehicle for event participation and may at anytime defer to a second event or club officer for additional ruling.
4. NAXJA expects each event participant to carry insurance and registration sufficient to meet the legal requirements of their vehicle state of residence and for the roads and trails traveled for the event. NAXJA is not responsible for assuring an entrant's vehicle is legal for the roads and trails traveled in the event.

Equipment List

1. Visibly charged fire extinguisher (BC or ABC)
2. First aid kit
3. Adequate spare tire, jack and lug wrench
4. Safety belts for driver and any current passenger
5. Adequate attachment points in the front and rear of the vehicle:
1. Acceptable forms of attachment points: (All Items must be mounted in a manner to provide adequate strength and integrity)
2. Tow hooks of OEM or greater integrity
3. D-Rings
4. Shackle/Clevis
6. 20ft 10,000lb snatch strap without any metal hooks
7. Secured battery (no bungee cords)

Trail selection will determine vehicle requirement in addition to requirements - lift, tires, lockers, armor, etc...

Alcohol is not permitted on the trails!

The BBQ & Raffle will be Sat night at Seranno Campground.
Food, price, and prize details will be announced as time gets closer. Proceeds will be used to help the chapter and the forest service. More details to come on the proceed division.

Trail maintenance day will be on Sunday and maybe a little wheeling after. Meet at the Discovery Center at 9:00 AM. (Time is subject to change) Our adopt a trail is 2N04. It is off of hwy 38. Trail maintenance will include trimming limbs back, picking up trash, moving large rocks or boulders that may be a hazard for trail use, plus more. Please bring gloves, trash bags, shovels, hedge trimmers, other cutting devices (no chainsaws or gas powered tools). We are working getting mroe information from the Forest Service.

This is going to be a great event. There may be an un-official run on Friday night for folks that get up there in time. More details to come.....

Hope to see you there!!!

January 14th, 2008, 00:19
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