Jeep Wrangler Forum - Reply to Topic
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > WF Local > WF Local Forums for Your Region and State > California Jeep Forum > Anyone from San Diego on WF?

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Thread: Anyone from San Diego on WF? Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
06-20-2013 08:18 PM
tom h
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tom1 View Post
Thanks Tom h, wow great info. I am new to wheeling but I lived in San Diego for over 25+ years. I live in Del Cero and Lake Murray area so not to far from off roading and dessert. I did the Broncos Peak not long ago. I will send you a email but I have. 3.5" lift on my Rubi LJ and would like to take it wherever it can go.
Sounds like you're up for adventure beyond easy trails. Take a second vehicle and try my fav trails east of you near Jacumba. Take Elliott Mine to the top (there's a hairy stretch but it's doable and there's a hairpin turn with a pucker factor but it's doable) and you'll be treated to incredible views. The border trails are nearby but read my blog carefully if you try them; the western route gets pretty technical and don't be shy about turning around -- scout out the routes on foot if you have to. Mountain Springs is really cool and while it's steep and has some pucker-factor shelf roads it's merely an intermediate trail.

Good luck!
06-18-2013 08:01 PM
Tom1 Thanks Tom h, wow great info. I am new to wheeling but I lived in San Diego for over 25+ years. I live in Del Cero and Lake Murray area so not to far from off roading and dessert. I did the Broncos Peak not long ago. I will send you a email but I have. 3.5" lift on my Rubi LJ and would like to take it wherever it can go.
06-18-2013 03:09 PM
TheBestCoast yeah buddy, lots of us sandy eggo jeepers.

im not a trail blazer, i do imperial sand dunes about 2.5 hours east. or about an hour in a half east you can do Plaster City soft sand cruising, packed dirt at superstition, or soft sand and dunes at gordons.

when you want to do big dunes, head further out to glamis and camp out
06-18-2013 03:04 PM
tom h
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tom1 View Post
Hi Tom h, I would like to ask the locals about jeeping and trails. It seems like most to the discussions are about trails not any where here.
Don't know if you're new to wheeling or just new to SD. I did a long post for another newbie (here) and you can check it out.

As for easy trails, if you're still a newbie, here are some fun runs for you and your wife or ladyfriend:

  • Palomar Mountain, Nate Harrison Grade - unbeatable views, and you'll beat the heat.
  • McCain Valley - nice views and lets you see what the desert mountains are like in the east. Pretty hot out there now but early mornings are gorgeous.
  • Pamo Valley, north of Ramona -- I think this is the best-kept secret in the county. The Santa Ysabel Truck Trail is easy but fun for newbies. Also, take Blake Mountain Truck Trail to the top and Lusardi Truck Trail to the end. Again, if you're a newbie Black Mtn will seem daunting but it isn't. You'll be glad you did it.
There won't be a lot of info on the blogs but Google satellite and Google Earth will give you everything you need.

The 4x4 books at the local 4x4 stores are fine but I outgrew them after the first year, because most of the trails in it are bunny trails. Check out my blog for some more challenging trails (in the signature block). Most of theses are not in the standard books. I try to be pretty thorough.

If you're looking for bigger challenges, send me a reply (private or otherwise) and I'll try and steer you. You'll need to tell me what part of the county you're in.
06-17-2013 08:30 PM
Tom1 Hi Guys, kind of new to Jeeping but so far I love it I heard a lot about Tierra Del Sol and others, I am kind of hesitant to join. Mainly because with some clubs you have to if not mistaking go to maybe 2 or 3 big ride to keep membership. Hopefully, at a later time I will join one)
06-17-2013 08:00 PM
Kota7x Part time Borrego Springs (San Diego County) here.
06-17-2013 07:56 PM
Jerry Bransford I'm from San Diego (Escondido) and actually, most of the trails mentioned here are the ones I often frequent. For closer trails like Bronco Peak down off I-8, there are some very active SD based clubs like San Diego 4Wheelers that frequent them. I'm in a north county club (Geared 4Fun) that does trails all over if you're interested but if you live in SD, you'd probably want one that meets closer to you like SD 4Wheelers or Tierra Del Sol.
06-17-2013 06:42 PM
Tom1 Hi Tom h, I would like to ask the locals about jeeping and trails. It seems like most to the discussions are about trails not any where here.
06-17-2013 06:33 PM
tom h
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tom1 View Post
I would like to know who is from San Diego?
Another tom hailing in. Why do you ask? You might want to have a more detailed post next time because on this forum, that's what gets replies. There are lot of people on this forum from San Diego.
06-17-2013 06:13 PM
Tom1
Anyone from San Diego on WF?

I would like to know who is from San Diego?

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:40 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC