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Old 12-16-2012, 06:06 PM   #1
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Black Canyon Burro Wash Sat 23 Dec

Anyone up for a day run Saturday to Black Canyon/Burro wash. About a 4 hour ride in/out saame trail. Lunch on the Colorado River.

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Old 12-17-2012, 12:51 PM   #2
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I might be in for this one. I will post later in the week when I know for sure.

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Saturday OR the 23rd?

I'm down for Saturday the 22nd.

(Going to Borrego Sunday the 23rd. Anybody know Coyote Wash?)
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:34 AM   #4
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Saturday 22 Dec is what I had in mind. I find Coyote Wash is a weather station somewhere and Borrego is in CA. Not really local.

Still got to see how to get to Black Canyon and Burro Wash. The club met at the Railroad Pass Casino and headed out from there.
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Old 12-19-2012, 11:30 AM   #5
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Found the route so no issues. 4 hr round trip on the trail but it is 1 hour to Boulder City etc so if anyone is going 9 AM at Railroad Pass Casino and head out promptly. Gas up on the way so we don't have to stop on the way. Trail is 32 miles round trip.
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Wish I could go but only day I can get with the wife and finish our xmas shopping.
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Old 12-21-2012, 05:47 AM   #7
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Railroad Pass Casino Sat 22nd 9am

I'll be there in a white 4-door.


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I find Coyote Wash is a weather station somewhere and Borrego is in CA. Not really local.
Not really, but closer than Reno. Just hopin' for info. (It might be Coyote Canyon near Borrego.)
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Old 12-21-2012, 12:33 PM   #8
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Right now it looks like we are in for Saturday. See you in the AM.
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Old 12-21-2012, 09:23 PM   #9
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OK still on for Saturday Railroad Pass Casino 9 AM I will be there. Route is all planned bring a folding chair lunch on the Colorado River.
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Old 12-22-2012, 07:40 PM   #10
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Had a Blast. A couple of challenging areas but overall not too tough of a trail.
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Old 12-24-2012, 02:10 PM   #11
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It was a great day for little wheeling. Good trail and lunch on the Colorado River. The last 1/4 mile has a littl bit of challenge to it and was a fun drive. Here are a few pics and one is the suprise we found in the back of an 08 aux batteries what a surprise.
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Old 12-24-2012, 02:12 PM   #12
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Trying to find something local for a good day trip in January.
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Old 12-24-2012, 03:24 PM   #13
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Looks like you guys had a great time!!! Great pics.

this looks like a nice day trip.......

Day Trip for Jan 2013, Alamo Road to the Desert Dry Lake. - "DESERT WRANGLERS" A Jeep Wrangler Club (Henderson, NV) - Meetup
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This looks like an awesome trail. Y'all think a bone stock jeep would do alright on it ?
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Old 12-25-2012, 09:28 AM   #16
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Are non club members welcome on that group ride?
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Old 12-25-2012, 12:41 PM   #17
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as far as I know but only takes a second to go sign up lol.
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Yes any member can bring a guest. Or stop by the site and join. No need to attend any meetings. A vast majority of the members have stock jeeps and this trail is great for stock.

LVRaptor Burro wash is a great local day trip 16 miles in and 16 miles out plenty of time for a nice lunch on the river in winter. Summer the trail gets crowded but plenty of space to let others by.
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Desert Dry Lake Last Spring


Last Spring the most challenging part was the sand, so most any jeep would have an equal chance.

I don't know for sure which way is the "real" trail around the lake, but last Spring we were able to go north past the lakebed on the east side, turned east and came out on 93. It's kind of hard to tell to where the "Road Closed" signs refer, but it'd probably be best to not try this on this organized ride so as to not give the club a bad name or anything. Just file this info away for future reference.
I've gotten the impression that it's not always closed to go past the lakebed. North of Cabin Springs Rd intersection was where the sand was hairiest anyway.

Cabin Springs Rd scenery looked intriguing, so I'd be interested in extending our range to see if there's anything to the "Springs", if that's not too out of control for this tightly organized trip.
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Yes any member can bring a guest. Or stop by the site and join. No need to attend any meetings. A vast majority of the members have stock jeeps and this trail is great for stock.

LVRaptor Burro wash is a great local day trip 16 miles in and 16 miles out plenty of time for a nice lunch on the river in winter. Summer the trail gets crowded but plenty of space to let others by.
yah I have been to burros wash once before, was a great run. Looking forward to doing it again.

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Last Spring the most challenging part was the sand, so most any jeep would have an equal chance.

I don't know for sure which way is the "real" trail around the lake, but last Spring we were able to go north past the lakebed on the east side, turned east and came out on 93. It's kind of hard to tell to where the "Road Closed" signs refer, but it'd probably be best to not try this on this organized ride so as to not give the club a bad name or anything. Just file this info away for future reference.
I've gotten the impression that it's not always closed to go past the lakebed. North of Cabin Springs Rd intersection was where the sand was hairiest anyway.

Cabin Springs Rd scenery looked intriguing, so I'd be interested in extending our range to see if there's anything to the "Springs", if that's not too out of control for this tightly organized trip.
thx for the info, I love doing runs I have never been on so I am hoping I am in town for this one.

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