Sat, Apr 15|
Maverik Adventure's First Stop, Minden
Pine Grove & Rockland Ghost Towns
Two Ghost Towns in One Day!
Time & Location
Apr 15, 2023, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Maverik Adventure's First Stop, Minden, 1651 NV-88, Minden, NV 89423, USA
About the Event
What: Club Run to the Pine Grove Hills south of Yerrington
Where: See location information above
Trail Time: Four hours + two hours to and from the trail... This is an all-day event.
Trail Scale: 4 - Road surface consisting of loose rock, dirt, and sand with some slick rock surfaces. Erosion, washes, gulches, and rock steps no higher than 12". 31-Inch AT tires minimum, 33-inch AT tires recommended and a traction device like lockers, limited slip or A-TRAC would be a plus. Water and mud are possible. Good ground clearance and driving skills are required.
What to Bring: Lunch, water, snacks. Camp chairs, recovery gear, ham radio.
Frequencies: 146.460 (alt. 146.500) for trail coms. You can program repeaters for the area too. Find them on Repeater Book
Both of these ghost towns are well established with several structures still standing. There is a beautiful graveyard at Pine Grove, and the stamp mill is still standing in Rockland. We will follow this trail as far as Hwy 338 where we will head north back into Smith Valley and on to Reno.