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SoCal Fest 2016 April 30th - May 1st, 2016 in Big Bear, California

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Old February 22nd, 2016, 22:21
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Exclamation Requred and Suggested Equipment

In order to participate on this (and any other) event you must follow the below:

Minimum Equipment Requirements
1: Visibly charged fire extinguisher (BC or ABC type)
2: First Aid Kit
3: Adequate spare tire, jack, and lug wrench*.
4: Safety belts for driver and all passengers.
5: Adequate tow points. Must be of OEM or greater integrity (no three bolt brackets), d-rings, shackles, etc. are all acceptable as long as the hook or bumper brackets meet or exceed the OEM kit. Welded tow hooks are never allowed*.
6: Snatch strap without metal hooks.
7: Battery must be properly secured.

Rules 3 and 5 may be waived at trail leaders discretion.

Safety Rules
Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is not permitted.
Safety belt use is mandatory.
Pets should be well-behaved or secured.
Do not exceed the maximum speed limit on all roads, public or private.

Suggested Equipment
In addition to the above list of required equipment the following equipment is highly recommended.
CB Radio and/or 2 meter amateur (Ham) radio
Extra food & water
Blanket or sleeping bag

These lists may be modified as event staff see fit, notice will be given in this forum if needed.

Also be advised that snow is still a remote possibility in May. This event will be held regardless of weather. If snow conditions are present the CHP may require snow chains to access mountain roads; don't get turned around halfway to the event, plan ahead.

Quick suggested recovery bag contents:
2 30' straps
2 3/4" D-Rings
1 10' tree saver (even if you don't have a winch)
Snatch Block if you have a winch
Work gloves
Ratchet straps
Quality beer for Sequoia at Camp
Hi-Lift Fix it Kit
PB Blaster for sticky Hi-Lifts
More Work Gloves
Jacket or sweater for winch lines
Tire inflation tool (CO2, compressor, etc)

If you have questions feel free to ask in this thread.
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Old February 23rd, 2016, 11:21
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Re: Requred and Suggested Equipment

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