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[Club] The Bradshaw Trail Overland Trip | near Chiriaco Summit, CA | Moderate 4x4 | Dispersed (Tent) Camping

    

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Explore the famous and historic Bradshaw Trail in Southern California with us, an 80 mile overland-style journey through some gorgeous landscapes. We'll check out some historic sites, explore the Chuckwalla Mountains, and drive through the amazing Red Canyon.

 

DETAILS & RSVP HERE

Please note this is an Offroad Passport Club members-only event. 

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THE JOURNEY

  • 3 days, 2 nights
  • Overall mileage is 104 miles
  • Our trip will take us from Blythe, CA to Chiraco Summit, CA
  • We will take a range of roads that span the spectrum of surface types, including pavement, gravel, soft and deep sand, and rock

 

TRAIL INFORMATION

  • Difficulty Rating: Easy
  • Trail Condition Concerns:
    • Deep soft sand (chief concern)
    • Washboards & Washouts
    • Steep moderate climb out of Red Canyon - possible off-camber
    • Possible UXO (unexploded ordinance) south of the main Bradshaw Trail - that is the Chocolate Mountain gunnery range. Any metal object found in the dirt in that area should be assumed to be explosive.

 

REQUIREMENTS

DRIVER REQUIREMENTS

  • Trip is suitable to all experience levels
  • Willingness to commit to significant seat time with us :) 
  • A cool head and a positive attitude

 

VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS

Trip is suitable to any high-clearance 4x4 with LOW RANGE

Trip is suitable for overland-style offroad-trailers

  • All vehicles are required to meet state legal requirements, (i.e.: current registration and insurance) & have functional seat-belts for each occupant
  • Must have suitable recovery points front and rear
  • Must have quality, durable, aggressive all-terrain or mud-terrain tires
  • Must have an operational GMRS radio or Ham Radio capable of GMRS frequencies
  • Must have a full-size spare tire

 

 

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