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Masonic, Bodie & Aurora Trip

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  • 60

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Masonic, Bodie & Aurora Trip

Tentative itinerary;
Friday 1200-1230 meet at the air down spot at Masonic Road and 182. Make sure everyone tops off gas in Bridgeport. Travel to just west of the Masonic town/mine site and camp overnight. Several mines along the route.
Saturday, Travel to Bodie arrive mid morning, then through Aurora Canyon to Aurora. Awesome cemetery, old town site and mining equipment, road to mines is a dead end so carpool up. Lots of mines to explore. Camp somewhere in the Aurora area Saturday night.
Sunday, backtrack through Aurora Canyon and then south to Mono Lake on a narrow gauge railroad bed. At Mono lake air up and travel home.

Contact for trip information and RSVP;
Kent Reynolds, fireretiredgfd@gmail.com, 530-919-7983

Trip Leader;
Tom White, Twhite@twwoverland.com, Forum TWW Overland, Ham-W6TWW

Meet up;
SFO members - meet up June 8 at 0900 hrs at Fresh Pond on Highway 50.
Reno members - meet up 1200-1230 hrs just north of Bridgeport at Masonic Road off of Highway 182/Sweetwater Road. 38.309204 -119.213544

Comms;
SFO trail freq. 146.460, Alt is GMRS CH15 no tone. Spare radios are available.

Vehicle limit;
15 vehicle limit with SFO having first priority then Reno. Kent will be the contact for RSVP.

Trail;
Moderate trail with one shallow water crossing in Aurora Canyon.

GPS coordinates;
Fresh Pond meet-up- 38.76003 -120.53021
Masonic Road, Air down- 38.30920 -119.21354
Friday camp spot- 38.35877 -119.14358
Bodie rest area- 38.21878 -119.01051
Aurora Cemetery- 38.29113 -118.90097
Aurora Ore Stamp/town site- 38.28765 -118.90269
Mines/Willow Ravine- 38.28248 -118.89432
  • START DATE

    Friday, June 08, 2018

    12:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)
    12:00 Hrs GMT -8:00
  • END DATE

    Sunday, June 10, 2018

    03:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)
    15:00 Hrs GMT -8:00
  • OVERLAND BOUND REGION

    US West

  • EVENT TYPE

  • DIFFICULTY

    3 MODERATE

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  • El Dorado, Ca
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  • 06/16/16

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  • Start Point: Pollock Pines, CA 95726, USA GPS Coordinates: 38.7602, -120.53006 Notes: El Dorado County meet-up 0900 hrs
  • End Point: Bridgeport, CA 93517, USA GPS Coordinates: 38.3092, -119.21354 Notes: Start of trail meet-up and air down 1200 hrs

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