Sat, Aug 20|
Minden Maverick Gas
Deer Valley Overnight
Alpine wheeling with water crossings, challenges of various levels, and beautiful scenery.
Time & Location
Aug 20, 2022, 6:00 AM PDT – Aug 21, 2022, 1:00 PM PDT
Minden Maverick Gas, 1651 NV-88, Minden, NV 89423, USA
About the Event
What: Q3 Overnight Run
When: Saturday, August 20 @ 6 AM (departing Minden)
Where: Dear Valley Trail - Camping at Hermit Valley Campground
Meet Up 1: Caravan Departs Maverik Gas Station in Minden departing at 6:15 AM on Saturday
Meet Up 2: Hermit Valley Campground. Departing for the trail at 8 AM Saturday for the day run.
Trail Scale: 6 - Intermediate. Roads are difficult with considerable erosion damage repaired just enough to be passable. Water in excess of 12" is possible with mud conditions. Steps not exceeding 24". Tall tires (33" plus) and traction aid devices (lockers, limited slips, A-TRAC) are recommended. A winch would be a plus. Enhanced suspension travel and ground clearance are helpful. Excellent driving skills (or good spotters) are recommended. Body damage is possible.
What to Bring: Cool weather gear (layers), tent, water, snacks, lunch, chairs, recovery gear, HAM radio.
Trail Frequencies: 146.460, alt. 146.050
Deer Valley has a great reputation for wheeling and for camping. Some plan to camp along the trail Saturday night and head home Sunday morning. The trail ends at Lower Blue Lake.