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The Apache Indian & Tombstone – Part I

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The Apache Indian & Tombstone – Part I

Will be traveling back in time through Apache Country and Tombstone - Part 1
  • START DATE

    Thursday, February 18, 2021

    09:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)
    09:00 Hrs GMT -8:00
  • END DATE

    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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

    US West

  • EVENT TYPE

    Trip

  • DIFFICULTY

    3 MODERATE

Terrain Type

  • Dirt Road
  • Highway
  • Mud
  • Sand

Recommended

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

Channel

Channel Channel Value
  • Other

Rally Point Notes:

>>>SAVE THE DATE<<<

June 16th to 21st, 2021 – The Apache Indian & Tombstone – Part I

Take a step back in time to see Apache Indian Country, how they lived, their battle grounds, etc.

  • Tombstone area, Bloody Brunckow Cabin
  • Old Fairbank Ghost Town / Charleston Ghost Town & Ruby Ghost Town

This is the main meeting location, Date and time: June 16th, 2021

10:00 pm – Flying J Travel Center - Gas Station, 1, Frontage Rd N, Ehrenberg, AZ

10:30 pm – Head out towards Fort Bowie & Apache Pass to start the trail.

Day 1 – Head out on hwy 10 to Tombstone, AZ. Will stop for fuel and lunch along with way. Will setup camp just outside of Tombstone around 4:00pm. (Approximately 350 miles)

Day 2 – Spend the day in Tombstone, checking out the town and seeing the sites. Gab some lunch at Big Nose Kates Saloon. There is a lot of cool things to see here and a lot of history of the old West. You can see where Wyatt Earp and his brothers lived.

Day 3 - Explore the backcountry of Tombstone, Fairbank Ghost Town, Bloody Brunckow Cabin & Charleston. Plan on doing a lot of hiking this day.

Day 4 – Head out toward Harshaw Ghost Town where we plan to camp for the night. (Approximately 100 miles).

Day 5 – Head out toward Ruby Ghost Town, then start making our way home, plan on camping in Quartzite or Blyth depending on our timing. (Approximately 250 miles).

Day 6 – 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.
  • Jeep/Truck in good working order
  • HAM Radio 146.460
  • 33” tires minimum.
  • Full size spare tire, tools and first aid kit.
  • High lift jack or bottle nose jack.
  • Extra fuel 10 gallons.
  • Tent, sleeping bag and warm clothes.

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Off-Road Overland Camping

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ATTENDING

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  • Start Point: I-10 Exit 1, Frontage Rd N, Ehrenberg, AZ 85334, USA GPS Coordinates: 33.60212, -114.52332 Notes: Will be meeting up there to start the trip.

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