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Old 08-07-2012, 06:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Crozet, VA Open wheeling weekend 8/25 - 8/26

This is an OPEN run (i.e., both existing members and prospective members/nonmembers are eligible to attend)

[size=14pt]DATE& TIME[/size]

Saturday 8/25 & Sunday 8/26
Start time is 9:00 AM each morning. Please plan to arrive by 8:30 AM in order to finishthe registration process and get into your trail groups by the start time.

Participants who plan to camp on-site are welcome to arrive to setup camp anytime after 4pm on Friday 8/24.

[size=14pt]Location:[/size]
6000 Bearwood Rd.
Crozet, VA22932

You'll need to go past the "End of State Maintenance" sign, over the cattle guard, through the gate -- PLEASE KEEP CLOSED -- and to the top of the hill to find the parking/camping/registration areas.

Please be advised that Crozet is privately owned land which RCPFA maintains. It is NOT open to the public at any other time unless arranged via the RCPFA Board of Directors (BOD). All persons attending must either drive their rig or have a seat in another rig to ride in. NO SPECTATORS ALLOWED at wheeling events. Please take all of your trash and/or broken parts with you. Upon your departure, the area should be left in as good a condition as when you arrived.

If you are cross-posting this event to another board/list, please make sure that the above information is included.

[size=14pt]ACCOMMODATIONS[/size]

CAMPING

We have primitive on-site camping, a porta-john, and a bonfire pit. Open/camp fires are not permitted in the camping area (exceptions are grills, etc). We have built a new central fire pit that can be used weather permitting. If desired/needed, we will separate tenting areas for noise control. You are welcome to arrive for camp setup anytime after 4pm Friday 8/24. There is no camping fee.

LODGING

There areat least 50 or 60 hotels in the area. The following two are the closest:

Holiday Inn (Charlottesville-Monticello)
I-64 & 631 (5th St.)
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Ph: (434) 977-5100

Holiday Inn (Charlottesville-University Area)
1901 Emmet St.
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Ph: (434) 977-7700

[size=14pt]TRAILS[/size]

We will have guides available for each trail level (listed below). Participants will choose trail levels the morning of the event (i.e., run Blues, Blacks, etc.). Most groups return to the parking area/pasture for lunch, and participants can typically adjust trail level (if desired).

[size=16pt]Blues[/size]







[size=16pt]Blacks[/size]







[size=16pt]Reds[/size]








[size=14pt]MINIMUM VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS[/size]

Low Blues:
- 31" tires (not street tread)
- Tow points front and rear of vehicle
- Rocker protection and skid plates recommended

Middle/Upper Blues with (optional) Low Black Bypasses:
- 33" tires
- Tow points front and rear of vehicle
- Rocker protection and skid plates recommended

Low Blacks:
- 35" tires
- Front and rear lockers
- Tow points front and rear of vehicle
- Rocker protection and skid plates recommended
- Body and/or drive train damage is likely

Upper Blacks/Reds:
- Minimum 35" tires
- Front and rear lockers
- Full frame tied-in roll cage (6 or more points)
- A total disregard for body damage
- A trailer to tow your rig home
- A few screws loose in your head

[size=14pt]FEES[/size]

Members - $25/day per vehicle, $40/2-day weekend per vehicle. (No passenger fees.)
Nonmembers - $30/day per vehicle, $60/2-day weekend per vehicle for preregistration, extra $5 if paid at the site. (No passenger fees.)

Non Members Pre-Registration:
http://rcpfa.com/showthread.php?p=18713#post18713

MEMBERS Pre-Registration:
http://rcpfa.com/showthread.php?p=18712#post18712

[size=14pt]WAIVERS[/size]

Signed waivers must be completed for Non-Members during registration and turned in before heading out each morning of the event.
RCPFA WAIVER:
https://spreadsheets0.google.com/vie...txdVE6MQ#gid=0

WEATHER LINK (Crozet, VA 22932)

http://www.weather.com/outlook/recre...10DayLink_golf

[size=14pt]ALCOHOL[/size]

Alcohol is NOT PERMITTED during the trail rides. You may drink after you are done wheeling. Alcohol is permitted in the camping and bonfire areas.

www.RCPFA.com
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