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Sat, Feb 24


Minden Maverick Gas

Snow Wheeling at Barney Riley (or El Dorado Canyon)

Bet bundled up and grab your recovery gear! Hot springs, river crossings, and snow... yeah there will be snow.

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Snow Wheeling at Barney Riley (or El Dorado Canyon)
Snow Wheeling at Barney Riley (or El Dorado Canyon)

Time & Location

Feb 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM PST

Minden Maverick Gas, 1651 NV-88, Minden, NV 89423, USA


About the Event

Trailboss: TBD

Where: Barney Riley

Meet Up 1: Caravan Departs Maverik Gas Station in Minden at 9AM

Trailhead: LP Canyon Rd and Hwy 89

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 (at least a rear locker, 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, suspension, and drivetrain damage are possible.

What to Bring: Bring cold weather gear (just in case). Water, snacks, lunch, chairs, recovery gear, HAM radio.

Trail Frequencies: 146.460, alt. 146.050

Local Repeaters: South Lake Tahoe, East Peak, frequency: 147.2400  (2m), Meyers, frequency: 442.0750 (70cm)


Tony is keeping an eye on snow levels, road and trail closures. This may cause an abrupt cancelation, so keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates as the date approaches. We plan to enter from the south if the roads are open. We may attempt from the North, but need to assess the water levels on the river. The fallback for this run will be Eldorado Canyon in Dayton.

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