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Death Valley Off-Road Adventures

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by Crom, Nov 14, 2009.

  1. Aug 13, 2013 at 9:52 PM
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    well, if the kids start acting up, you could always tell them you'll leave them there for the coyotes to eat:p
     
  2. Aug 16, 2013 at 12:02 AM
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    Thanks 'TMW'! :cool:
     
  3. Aug 16, 2013 at 3:08 PM
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    SPA does not maintain the warm springs but aims at helping those interested informed as to what is needed at the springs, be it labor or supplies. It is a very informative forum.

    Keep it peaceful and serene in Saline. No riffraff thanks.
     
  4. Nov 2, 2013 at 11:55 PM
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    Got back last week from a great trip to Saline Valley. We took south pass and the washboard down the alluvial fan and valley is much better but there are still some areas to slow down for. Grapevine canyon has some deeper washouts but several people have put the effort in to build them up with rocks. Most 4x4s can probably make it with no problem.

    If you go to the springs there are major washouts on Bat Rock Road. Just take it easy.
     
  5. Nov 3, 2013 at 11:42 AM
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    My group will be out there next weekend, 4 days of death valley fun. I will post pics. :dancingbacon::broccoli::taco:
     
  6. Nov 3, 2013 at 11:46 AM
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    Next weekend is also Panamint Valley Days.
     
  7. Nov 3, 2013 at 12:07 PM
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    Then we may have to make a detour
     
  8. Nov 4, 2013 at 6:56 AM
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    Gonna be heading out to Briggs Camp the weekend of thanksgiving. Looking forward to it!
     
  9. Nov 4, 2013 at 7:56 AM
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    Or just have good bump stops and about 16" of travel. :) ... and I didn't put it in 4wd other than for engine braking going down.
     
  10. Nov 4, 2013 at 9:22 AM
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    Are you part of the EXPO group on the portal? There is a group going next weekend from that site.

    Got a few pics to share? :D

    :laugh:
     
  11. Nov 4, 2013 at 1:26 PM
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    I think I know the group of which you speak.
     
  12. Nov 4, 2013 at 1:28 PM
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    Too many. Still going through them. With my truck battery project and looking for employment, post processing photos is on the back burner. Been kinda lame about trip reports this year.
     
  13. Nov 4, 2013 at 1:46 PM
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    No worries. Those are more important things for sure. :) I hope you find work soon and your battery project works out for the best.
     
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    You do.

    This may hold you over:
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  15. Nov 4, 2013 at 2:49 PM
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    you guys ever visit dumont dunes on your Death valley trips and GNar the dunes ??
     
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    No, this is a scout outing, combo of off roading and hiking to the mines. Between the Panamint valley days and the expo outing I am sure we will see a few people out there.
     
  17. Nov 4, 2013 at 7:05 PM
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    Yep
     
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    :woot: sweet when you guys doing another trip?

    I want to learn from the master of Death Valley.
     
  19. Nov 4, 2013 at 8:16 PM
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    Is there a master among us? It's a big place. I think it would be fair to say that we are just students... this place has a lot of places to discover and learn about. I'm sure there will be a trip in the near future. The weather is about perfect right now.
     
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  20. Nov 5, 2013 at 11:40 AM
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    Looks lovely. :D

    Very good. Have a great, safe trip. Enjoy the scenery. Look forward to any pics you share. :)

    ^ This.
     
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