Info as of 11:12 p.m. PST, 6/16/06.
Want to print this page for use this weekend? Here 'tis: http://hxpics.us/images/events/0606.pdf
Scroll down for general info, itinerary, lodging suggestions and current roster. Please let me know if the roster needs correcting. Maps and pics props to Bondage.
Check often for updates and if you want to go let me know! mailto:email@example.com
Hummer X Club NV/CA will meet near Palmdale, California for two days of fun and off-road action, June 17-18, 2006. Club membership is not required, there are no event entrance fees and all capable off-road vehicles are welcome. Kids are welcome. You are responsible for your own food, lodging, gas, park entrance fee, etc. Check this page often for updates!
June 17-18, 2006.
Rowher Flats and Red Rock State Park.
Steps and nerf bars must be removed for this event!
CB channel 37 is preferred. FRS is fine although you'll miss the bulk of the CB trail banter.
California people, check with forum member Bondage for local directions. Nevada people, I plan to leave Vegas at 0900 the morning of the 17th. If you want to convoy let me know!
On Saturday, June 17 we'll do a night run at Rowher Flats. Some of us will meet at 4:30 in Acton for dinner. If you'd care to join us for dinner, PM Bondage (Scott) on the forum. If you don't want to do dinner, meet us at the trail head not later than 6:30 p.m.
Pre-run report: Sections of the trail are challenging but there are bypasses. Check out a recent Rowher trip report here
On day two we're headed to Last Chance Canyon in Red Rock State Park. We should be done and on the road home by mid-afternoon. Launch time is 8:00 a.m. from Palmdale Holiday Inn. See bottom of this page for an area map that shows meeting place, campground and trail head. Come early if you need to gas up, use the restroom or if you want to have breakfast.
Pre-run Report: Sections of the trail are challenging but certainly doable. There are optional rock obstacles and adjacent bypasses. You'll find pictures from the Last Chance Canyon pre-run here
Where to Stay
, here's the best bet in the neighborhood: Holiday Inn Palmdale
. They offer a breakfast bar, happy hour and fairly close access to the trail head.
High-speed Internet Access
On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities (washer/dryer)
Kids Eat Free
Iron / Ironing Board
Health/Fitness Center On-Site
On 5/28/06 the front desk quoted the following rates and noted their hotel is about half full. These are better rates than the usual travel sites: $169.95 with two queen beds; $159.95 with one king bed. Visit the hotel's web site for more info
are in luck -- Ricardo Campground is close to the trail and offers beautiful, rustic camping. Rates are $12 per night and more info is here
Ricardo Campground, scouting pics compliments of Bondage.
Driver (which days, where staying)
Toots (Both days, Acton Likaranch)
Bondage (Both days, Acton Likaranch)
Eric (Saturday only)
DavidK + 1 (Sunday only)
Beavis (Both days, Acton Likaranch)
sigepkev (Both days, ?)
Jon + 2 (Saturday only)
RonB (Saturday only)
DiverBob and Bubbles (Both days, hotel)
Dave and Brandee (Saturday only, Acton Likaranch)
CJ (Both days, camping)
Michael (Saturday only, maybe Sunday)
Rod (Both days, hotel)
Saturday (12 vehicles: 3 H1s, 7 H2s, 1 H3, 1 Jeep)
DiverBob and Bubbles
Dave and Brandee
Sunday (9 vehicles: 7 H2s, 1 H3, 1 Jeeps)
DavidK + one other H2
DiverBob and Bubbles
Day two map:
Meeting place is the Palmdale Holiday Inn or, for the campers, the intersection marked below or the trail head. Campers please do let us know where you'd like to meet. Locals and hotel dwellers meet at the hotel.