CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR 2013

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Go to bottom of page for Grade Descriptions & Scrutineer list

Month Date Event Grade
January 13th Lopinot to Madamas Grade 3
March 3rd Verdant Vale (Up hill) Grade 4
  17th Down d Islands -
April 14th Mamorale to Mundo Nuevo Grade 2
May 20th Clean up and prep -
June 8th  World Environment Day 2013 -
  19th Caura Grade 1
July 20th Blanchisseuse Camp Out -
August 18th Caura Grade 1/2
September 15th Platanal Grade 3
October 20th Lopinot to Las Cuevas Grade 2
  27th La Vega Estate Grade 2
November 10th Indian Trail Grade 3
December      

 

TRAIL GRADING

Grade 1 : For All 4WD Vehicles / No special equipment / road tyres.

Grade 2 : Some Mud & Slight Scathing Possible / Ropes, basic pulling equipment / Mud terrain / lug tyres required

Grade 3 : Mud, Rough Terrain / Winches, Ropes, Shovels / Mud terrain / lug tyres required

Grade 4 : Mud, Difficult Terrain, Possible Damage / Full complement Recovery & Clearing Equipt / Mud terrain / lug tyres required .

Grade"TBA" : To Be Announced.

PLEASE NOTE: CHANGES IN WEATHER CAN TURN A GRADE 1 TRAIL INTO A GRADE 4 TRAIL.      

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SCRUTINEER'S CHECK LIST

MANDATORY - Valid Driver's Permit, Insurance Certificate, Working Seatbelts, First Aid Kit, No Alcohol, Fire Extinguisher, Optional-Inspection Sticker

TOOLS - Wheel, Spanner, Jack + Handle, Toolkit 25', 3/4" Rope (max4), Sharp Cutlass, Spade + Fork, Winch + "Cumalong", Bow Saw + Axe, CB Radio, Mud Ladders (max2)

SPARES - Spare Rad.Hose T/B, Spare Fan belt, Water, Brake fluid

OTHER -   Roll Cage (2 on chassis), Towing Eyes (max 4), Snorkel

ELECTRICAL - Headlamps, Stop Lights, Horn, Wipers, Ignition/Kill Switch

TYRES -    Spare (max 2) Grade 1 trails All terrain tyres required. Grade 2 and above Mud terrain / lug tyres required

ENGINE - Radiator Hoses (2), No loose wires, Battery(s) Secure, Fan / Vee Belt, Throttle Return Spring, Fuel Lines Secure

DRIVE TRAIN/UNDERSIDE - Prop shafts Secure, Fuel Lines Secure, No loose wires below, All Wheel Nuts Present

 

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