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Death Valley Grand Traverse

  • 10

    Rigs Allowed
  • 400

    miles

Death Valley Grand Traverse

The Death Valley Grand Traverse is set to be a 4 day/3 night adventure, which starts in the south end of the park and snakes its way north, and then eventually west over to Alabama hills for the final night. The route includes hot springs, salt flats, abandoned mines, and ghost towns. All skill levels welcome, although there will a few blue trails.
  • START DATE

    Friday, February 14, 2020

    10:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)
    10:00 Hrs GMT -8:00
  • END DATE

    Monday, February 17, 2020

    12:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)
    12:00 Hrs GMT -8:00
  • OVERLAND BOUND REGION

    US West

  • EVENT TYPE

    Trip

  • DIFFICULTY

    3 MODERATE

Terrain Type

  • Dirt Road
  • Highway
  • Rock Crawling
  • Sand

Recommended

  • 4WD
  • Lift
  • Off Road Tires

Channel

Channel Channel Value
  • Other

Rally Point Notes:

The Death Valley Grand Traverse is set to be a 4 day/3 night adventure, which starts in the south end of the park and snakes its way north, and then eventually west to Alabama hills for the final leg of the adventure. The route includes hot springs, salt flats, abandoned mines, and ghost towns. All skill levels welcome, although there are some blue trails featuring rocks. The route may be altered to accommodate time constraints and/or variable weather (snow at high elevation).

National Park Entrance Fee: $30
Route map, gpx, + details: https://www.gaiagps.com/datasummary/track/8feb7ce9-e625-48a4-98d7-07b18baa918e/
Alernate Routes: Intel from Feb 3rd indicates that Hunter Pass has a significant amount of ice near the top. We'll be using an alternate route which has been posted above.
Meeting Location: Friday in Baker at 10am (exact location tbd)
Weather prep: Come prepared for the possibility of daytime highs into the 80s, and overnight lows into the 20s.
Camping Itinerary:
Night 1: Hole in the Wall
Night 2: Homestake Dry Camp Area or Eureka Dunes area
Night 3: Alabama Hills

NorCal Folks
We have a small group coming from NorCal. If you'd like to caravan down with us, we'll be heading out Thursday evening from the Bay Area.

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LoCo_Ex

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  • Start Point: Alien Fresh Jerky, Baker Boulevard, Baker, CA, USA GPS Coordinates: 35.26913, -116.07085 Notes:

This rally point location and route can be downloaded if the buttons are active. The “Launch Google Earth" option will allow you to review the location in 3D. Please keep in mind, actual terrain may vary greatly. This should be used for reference only.

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