El Mirage OHV(Cancelled)

RUN: El Mirage OHV Recreation Area

WHEN: April 7-9, 2017

LEAVE: On your own time or contact other members for convoy information.

RUN TYPE: Base camp - bring your motorhomes, campers and tents.

TERRAIN: Desert washes, hills, gulches to meander thru, tight canyons and rocks.

MAPS: AAA, DeLorme,Google Earth

DIRECTIONS: Take the 405 N to the I 5 N to the 14 N to Palmdale Blvd., exit and turn right. Going E, travel approx. 13 miles until it ends. Turn left on 240th street for approx. 1.5 miles, then turn right (East) on El Mirage Road approx. 9 miles to El Mirage Recreational Area. Turn left and continue into the Visitors Center. Let the Visitors Center know that you are with the Roughwheelers 4 Wheel Drive Club for trail maintenance. After the Visitors Center, turn right and follow the road until you see Out-House #9. Just past the Out-House, look for the wash road on the right marked by piles of rocks on both sides heading NE with blue ribbons on the bushes. Turn right and take the trail until you see our campsite at the base of the largest hill (Crow's Nest). There is plenty of room for campers, trailers and tents. NOTE: The wash road may be hard to spot, go fast and go past.

THE PLAN: Run the Roughwheelers Dedicated Trail BACKWARDS.

LAST GAS/SUPPLIES: On Palmdale Road.

RATING: 3 - 4+

BRING: Firewood, food, water and clothing for warm days and cold nights, sunscreen, and plenty of water.

CB: Always Channel 4.

WAGONMASTER: Stan, Jim and Karen Lykins 310-938-2257 or kslhome@aol.com