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Written by OCC Board Member   
Thursday, 22 October 2009 09:55

Founded in Jan 1997, The Off-Camber Crawlers, Inc. (OCC) is a group of professional individuals, mostly from Washington, DC and its surrounding areas, who are interested in off-road driving and enjoying the great outdoors with friends.

We meet once a month at 6:30pm typically on the second Sunday of the month. Check our calendar for the next meeting or trail ride. We meet at Kilroy's in Springfield.

Last Updated on Sunday, 03 January 2010 21:32
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Meeting Location PDF Print E-mail
Written by OCC Board Member   
Tuesday, 01 March 2011 00:00

Next OCC  Meeting Sunday January 10, 2016

Next year we will return to our regular Monthly meetings are held at Kilroy's in Springfield, VA (5250 Port Royal Rd, Springfield, VA 22151). The meetings are on the enclosed deck in the rear of the restaurant. Most folks drive around and park behind the shopping center and enter the deck from the back of the building.   The meetings are typically held on the second Sunday of the month at 6:30pm, but we do move them around for holidays or venue conflicts, so be sure to check the calendar.


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Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016 18:34
 
Report on V2 of the New Years Day Trail Ride PDF Print E-mail
Written by Chris Stewart   
Monday, 04 January 2016 20:27

Thanks again to Bryan for leading the New Year’s Day run and providing such a good report!

As Bryan already eluded to, Ryan Gillespie was with us at Sheetz and then had to leave and didn’t make it on the trail. He took care of things and was ready to catch up to us by about 1pm. He reached out to me to see if he could still salvage some trail time since he had driven all the way out there from Alexandria. We relayed directions, some correct and some not quite so, and he eventually hit us head on right around the mud flats. Once the primary group continued their way down the mountain, led by Bryan, a small group of us were headed back the other way to get Ryan some trail time.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016 20:43
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Email Forum PDF Print E-mail
Written by OCC Board Member   
Thursday, 22 October 2009 10:22

The OCC Email Forum/List is truly the central vein of OCC. A substantial portion of the OCC community is our mailing list. This is where we meet and greet everyone. Questions are posted, answers are given. Trips are setup, meetings times coordinated. Technical questions are posted by newcomers and the old-timers provide years of experience.

Everyone is welcome, so please feel free to post any questions or responses on our list. This is an email list for the Off-Camber Crawlers off road club, you will be a guest for 6 months. Please use that time to decide if this club is right for you. At the end of the 6 months we hope you will have joined or declared your intention to join. If your 6 months pass and you have not made an attempt to join you will be removed from the list.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2014 08:53
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Trip Report: 12/12/15 Rausch Creek Trip PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ed Salas   
Monday, 04 January 2016 20:43

Participants:

Edward Salas   TJ 37 inch tires

Ryan Gillespie   Nissan Pathfinder 31 inch tires

Mike Anderson TJ 35 inch tires

Paul Neubert   Ford Explorer 35 inch tires

After the drivers meeting at 9 we started for the trails at 9:30. From the parking lot we drove down past the old office and took L3 to A and then B to 1a and Turned on to a section of trail 1 then back down to B and over to the pole line.  All of us took the far right line and completed the descent without any issues or spotting. The water crossing/ Mud pit made Ryan a little nervous and we were able to find a route around it since the water was a little deeper than normal and he is on 31’s.  After the pole line we turned on to H and entered the west property.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016 21:04
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2016 Annual new Year's Day Trail Report PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bryan Folts   
Monday, 04 January 2016 20:19

 

Off-Camber Crawlers Trail Report

2016 Annual New Year’s Day Trail Ride

In the George Washington National Forest to Flag Pole Knob and Meadow Knob

Participants in no particular order and most passengers not listed.

Members:

Dan Peck, 07 Wrangler JKU

John & Andrew Harvin, Wrangler LJ

Morgan Franklin, 94 Wrangler YJ

Melissa Burn, 00 VehiCROSS

Dean Rose, 15 Wrangler JKU

Chris Stewart, 10 Wrangler JKU

Alan & Melanie Staiman, 14 Wrangler Rubicon

Ryan Gilespie & Scott Gilbert, 01 Pathfinder R50

Dana Gramling, FJ Cruiser

Paul Neubert, 93 Explorer

Patrick Wilson, 12 Wrangler JKUR

DK & Natalie Stewart, Wrangler JKUR

Richard Quaye, 03 Wrangler Rubicon

Doug & Robin Masnick, 93 4Runner

Adam Folts, 94 Cherokee

Bryan & Sandy Folts, 87 Wrangler YJ

Mike Anderson, Wrangler TJ

Guests:  

John Crocker, 01 Wrangler TJ

Dave Matheu, 15 Wrangler JKU

Ben DeVore, 13 Wrangler JKU

Christine Keatley, Xterra

Pete McCaughey, 83 Scrambler CJ8

Sam Stoker, 85 Bronco

Stephen Marks, 08 Wrangler JK

Stephanie Morascyzk, Wrangler JK

Ed Stiefvater, 15 Wrangler JK

Tyler Arnet, 06 Wrangler LJ

Jeff Petterew, 15 Wrangler JK

Chris Cooper, 02 Wrangler TJ

Rick Livesay, 76 Land Cruiser FJ40

** If I missed anyone please let me know!!

It all started about 9:30 AM, January 1st, 2016 at the East Market Street Sheetz in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Thirty-some rigs pretty much took over the pizza parking lot next door. There’s no way we wouldn’t have completely blocked up the Sheetz lot! Good thing the pizza place was not open yet. There was a group of three Jeeps at the Sheetz that said they would join us on the trail.We decided to keep the group all together and not split up this year. The decision was made to run up Dunkle Hollow since the long run down Rt33 and the easy run up the trail that starts at Switzer Lake would make it easy to keep the group together. Less turns.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016 20:36
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