› Axialfest 2017
2000+ 4X4 fans descend on Cisco Grove, CA, for RC’S biggest event
Axialfest is the biggest crawler/scale trailing event in
the world, a mecca for 4X4 fans and exclusively devoted to drivers with Axial rigs. Held at the Cisco Grove Campground in California’s Tahoe National Forest, Axial once again put on an awesome event. The trail-building game was strong with the crew this year, building nine courses with 150 gates each— that’s 1,350 total gates! The days were packed with rockracing and trail-running fun that went strong after sunset and well into the night. This was my second Axialfest and I was thrilled to experience this one-of-a-kind event again. Here’s how it went down.
It was a battle royale when the rock racing got underway. to
The Altra-sponsored 5K Enduro got started on Friday morning. Charged batteries and stretching were definitely recommended before the start. Nice scenery could be very deceiving. Challenging terrain often caused traffic backups on the trails wherever drivers couldn’t quite conquer that one obstacle. 51