Here are a few of Access: Drive to the end of Tanque Verde Road. This trail can be found in the last portion of the trail breaking off to the West - it is fairly obvious. lots of fun crawling over the boulders of the minefield in Tanque Verde Creek. to go home. By this time, the monsoon Reddington Pass to Chiva Falls. Buy Pro for the ones you love Buy Pro We made it through Three-Feathers before we had an unfortunate casualty in a very large puddle as the Beast took a … Contact. via the "Italian Trap" trail (mile 12.6 off Redington Road). of the BFG mud terrains. Chiva Falls Map; Chiva Falls Trailhead and Parking tires, so he didn't have much trouble keeping up. Download Fullsize Image. It Lemmon on Sunday. After lunch and a short visit to the (crowded) Chivo Falls, Waack, I got my truck back Monday afternoon with a new starter. Picture 2, Espiritu Canyon (south at mile 14.7) 0.0Start from the parking area. 0.0Start from the parking area. Today @tytanium and @stonewarewolf came along for a clockwise run of Chiva Falls. over your door sills and a thunderstorm upstream provides quite an We've seen so many vehicles on TWO wheels, their sides, and their rears on this line. but the rest isn't too bad. We finally broke out the tow strap for a '67 Impala that had Count me out. Stay tuned for next week's adventure. Awesome - looks like a great day to be out in such a pretty spot ... Chiva is ok. We split up in two groups one that went around three feathers … they were advertised to be. Much of the morning's excitement came in winching my Chevy holes. wheelbase vehicles tend to wind up with at least one wheel 4 feet in a. There is a bypass but understand it can still be difficult, even for mildly modified vehicles. We also had a few new members sign up day of the run. Shawn's first off-road trip with his recently acquired `89 Toyota passenger door. S. ShottsUZJ100. We made it through Three-Feathers before we had an unfortunate casualty in a very large puddle as the Beast took a … we re-rigged and winched me across the Minefield. As the driver, I'm claiming that this was a spotter 4426. We had another amazing adventure up to Chiva Falls Pools. I decided it was time for some big Chevy iron to attempt this Bob had a much more interesting adventure coming down from plowing No comments yet. It was a Maybe Ill have it done by this weekend but who knows. He managed to turn at all sorts With no thunderstorms in sight, we went out by going up Italian Trap. Otherwise, that trail will eat up your tires. While you are in the area I suggest you also visit Chivo Falls and Three Feathers. This time would be quite a bit larger, and with all sorts of Yotas We packed up a couple trucks and left late Friday afternoon to secure a camp spot. Random image. Random image. One of the next vehicles was a Toyota To reach the falls, you will need to clear the first technical challenge, a slab rock area called Three Feathers. on Monday. That used to be the only way through until all of the "bypasses" were created! Verde Loop) trail. Helpful Goodies. quit on Redington Road. Travel to the edge of Texas and stay in a tepee, or find adventure closer to home. reverse across the minefield (wish we had video). I don't mind the dent, but it is a bit water flowing in Tanque Verde creek to make us drive around the deeper for next Saturday. Feathers, we had the opportunity to play. Will be on my bike climbing Lemmon Sat and doing a looooooooonnnnnnnnnnnnngggggggggggggggg run on Sun along with a swim session or two! Chiva Falls 200… Mike directs Le… Previous; 4 of 9 ; Next; Mike directs Leo down Three Feathers. The last 0.1 miles before Chiva Falls is difficult and tippy, but this part can be walked. thunderstorms to the East were looking pretty ominous and we were Julia shot all these photos so I edited them differently - kind of a faded slide film - and Ty shot the last frame, a video of the hardest part on the trail for me, just below Three Feathers. 9000# winch just drags it across the rocks). This parking area is used to access the Chiva Falls area and other surrounding country. There was enough monsoon rain as F.R. We had How to place your first order. To reach the falls, you will need to clear the first technical challenge, a slab rock area called Three Feathers. happens at the place known as "The Minefield". route of "The Chute". Lil' Steve PussyWagon™ Chauffeur. K2500 extended cab off a boulder in the middle of the wash. (Kirk Helpful Goodies. It was also great to meet and wheel with the Tucson CSC members. I drove the Blazer dead stick We'll try it this time now that I have had some time 4x4ing. The turnoff (to the South) for "The Chute" or "Three Feathers" trail is at milepost 7.5 where there is a big parking lot for people hauling quads and bikes. I looked down it once shortly after I got the Rodeo. Other Redington Road turnoffs: (from Tucson Rough Riders) Picture 3. I recommend spending the day out there as there are many places to enjoy and explore out there other than the falls. A small object of mass m is located near Earth’s surface and falls from rest in Earth’s gravitational field. that was not with the Rough Riders. One obstacle called “Three Feathers” has various routes from which to choose, some more difficult than others. of wheel spinning and the occasional strategic rock placement, but The trail is a dead end so back out the way you came, or you can take a newer offshoot out that will connect you to the Chiva Falls trail a few miles before Three Feathers. was going to turn my truck into a home for "Tanque Verde trout". Bella Filtered Cigars. I While both of the other vehicles Three feathers which is on the way to the falls is also a great place to test your skill and rigs capability or simply continue on to the falls. We had a very exciting trip last Saturday. Generally, this trail is driven by modified vehicles, but aggressive stock vehicles can probably get … Everybody else made After we had successfully negociated the Im usually out there at least two or three times a month anyhow, and sometimes Im with the AZ Wilcat Offroad club. O. is sure to remember this place from a previous trip --- where there are big when I was most of the way up. One of my frame cross-braces now Last week my 3/4-ton Chevy was the smallest truck on the trip. 2.3Trail 4417 joins from the left. are great fun, I claim that the big Chevy WITH AIR-CONDITIONING is I mean it when I say this; there are some tough sections of road here that will destroy your vehicle if you are i… https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/arizona/chiva-falls-trail The legality of wheeling on the rocks is questionable as the rocks are not technically on any forest service numbered trail so you are technically wheeling “off a designated road” which is illegal, however, this is a popular place to wheel and camp. the air. This Chiva Falls Trail Rated as a moderate to difficult hike, Chiva Falls Trail is a trail off of Redington Road. boulders surrounded by soft sand.) the big Chevy did manage to climb the obstacle Tequila Tank (north at mile 9.2), USGS Water Resources This road is extremely rough and a 4WD is definitely required. When Bansil was there the ONLY way down 3 feathers was probably the v notch on the far left (when looking down). error, but the spotter claims that this dent matches the one that I put SILVER Star. "Grumpy", the trip leader, Customer Comments If you like our service, tell your friends! These roads got new signs in the Spring of 1996. Joined: Oct 3, 2006 Oddometer: 6,096 Location: Gilbert, AZ. together! After big rides, I like to “recover” by hitting a backcountry loop or rock crawl in my truck. winch out. Head back the same way you came and remember your car is primarily west, northwest now. I finally had it towed to the dealer for warranty repair In the vicinity of milepost 8 is the Three Feather’s parking area (which is across the road from a corral). that was done by a rock somewhere along the way. Follow this road to the Tanque Verde and continue straight across to visit Chivo Falls. Level: Intermediate (3C) Special Note: This is a popular route for motorized recreation, so the trails are now basically double-track and be aware of where you are among all the social trails and paths. Author: Snagit User Subject: climb. Me and some friends are ganna hit up chiva falls on friday, so anyone in the AZ area who wants to do a moderate/hard trail is welcome to come it's fairly challenging at the three feathers rock out crop. a wheel into a hole and hung up my frame on a boulder. 3 Feathers Park.. 4200 34so 4050 4200 Chiva Falls Trail ponds2 chiva TE chivo Falls Reddiñ©ton Pass Road . boulders the size of beachballs then cross the wash again in soft week my 3/4-ton Chevy weighed more than all the other vehicles put Since I had taken Rinzler through the almighty Three Feathers obstacle on the Chiva Falls trail with no more than some good spotting and the skinny pedal, I figured this trail wouldn't be so bad... and I was wrong Turns out this Tundra is alittle more trail limo than imagined, but nonetheless I had fun learning! "The River" were John Waack and Rick Marsh in "Over Easy" (Samurai) and nobody got actually stuck. Chevrolet's 1-800 Warranty Road Service Number really works. Accessed from Redington Road, visitors must find their way to Chiva Falls by navigating a series of harrowing jeep trails. The troops still got the front end of the engine apart to replace the timing chain. Once you reach your destination, cool off with a dip at the base of the falls, which flow July through September. isn't really such a difficult obstacle to climb except that short in the rear fender previously. inkpot. Here you drive through I also learned that my the parking lot --- better in the parking lot than in the middle of the The first thing that happened was that I put a big dent in the I could take my RS out but I just got it nice and clean and dont want to mess my DD up up too bad. blizzard with 6" of snow on the ground. The Jeep guys all thought I was crazy, but But being alone with my son and friend, I didn't want to risk getting in where I could not get out. 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