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Night Run to Camp Granite - General Patton’s Training Center - Part II

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Night Run to Camp Granite - General Patton’s Training Center - Part II

Night Run to Camp Granite - General Patton’s Training Center
  • START DATE

    Friday, February 19, 2021

    08:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)
    20:00 Hrs GMT -8:00
  • END DATE

    Sunday, February 21, 2021

    05:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)
    05:00 Hrs GMT -8:00
  • OVERLAND BOUND REGION

    US West

  • EVENT TYPE

    Trip

  • DIFFICULTY

    5 MODERATE

Terrain Type

  • Dirt Road
  • Highway
  • Mud
  • Sand

Recommended

  • 4WD
  • Armor
  • Lift
  • Off Road Tires
  • Sliders
  • Spot Lights
  • Winch

Channel

Channel Channel Value
  • HAM

Rally Point Notes:

February 19th to 20th, 2021 – Part II

Night Run to Camp Granite - General Patton’s Training Center

We plan on exploring the following locations:

  • Camp Granite, Midway Ghost Town, Arlington Mine, Blackhole Tunnel
  • Black Jack Tunnel, checking old trails, fox holes, old stone cabin, etc.

Meeting place, Date and time: February 19th, 2021 at 8:00pm

8:00 pm – General Patton Museum / Chevron at 62450 Chiriaco Rd, Chiriaco Summit, CA

8:20 pm – Hit the trail to Camp Granite

Day 1 – Leave General Patton Museum on the trail to Desert Center, making our way up to Camp Granite where we will camp for the night.

Day 2 – Head out at 9:00am to Arlington Mine, Black Jack Tunnel and up the to old military bunkers. Also plan on doing lot of exploring through lots of different types of terrain.

Day 3 – Head out at 9:00am exploring old fox holes and exploring the trails back to Hwy 62. Will be done around 5:00pm, then head home.

What do bring:

  • Extra water, running at higher elevations you need to drink lots of water.
  • Food, cooking stove, 1 bundles of fire wood (one for each day).
  • Jeep/Truck in good working order
  • HAM Radio – Channel 146.460
  • 33” tires minimum off road tires.
  • Full size spare tire, tools and first aid kit.
  • High lift jack, bottle jack, floor jack or whatever you use to change a tire.
  • Bring 10 extra gallons of fuel.
  • Tent, sleeping bag and warm clothes.

2 Events III Rank

Off-Road Overland Camping

20821

ATTENDING

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  • Start Point: 62510 Chiriaco Rd, Indio, CA 92201, USA GPS Coordinates: 33.6614, -115.72219 Notes: Meet up at General Patton Museum in parking lot

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