Land Cruising this weekend - anyone want to go? (1 Viewer)

Stepmurr

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I'll be camping and :steer:land cruising:steer: this weekend Nov 7th through the 10th somewhere in Arizona.

Camping Friday, Saturday, & Sunday nights, returning home on Monday.

Destination unknown:hmm: - depends on if I'm going solo or having company.

You are welcome to join for any or all days and feel free to suggest destination(s) . . . I already live in Arizona so "go to *ell" would be redundant!:)

*UPDATE* I'm leaning towards exploring the area between Quartzite & Lake Mead. This is the Northwest area in the Peter Massey Backcountry Adventures book.
 
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Yes, weathers perfect but weekends planned up already for me too. Ahhh, the life of the free spirit....

Have fun no matter what you do.
 

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Normally I would be all in but the beach is calling my name.

There is only one very remote dirt road I know of to access Lake Mead on the south side between Temple Bar and South cove. It is very remote having seen it from the water several times and rarely every seen anyone there. Always want to do it some day.
I still have Alstrom Point on my 2014 bucket list if you or anyone else have anymore time available this year.:idea:
 

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Anytime between 12/15 and 01/05 will work best for me.

Claudia, you could always go again and this time not have to save some German visitors in rental cars. Drive the lexus.
 

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Friday nite arrive in Quartzite
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Moonlite shot - no flash used
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Saturday morning in Quartzite
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Start of NW1 Four Peaks Mountain Trail from Massey-Wilson Backcountry Adventures book
(Please ignore inadvertent selfie!)
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First obstacle - fresh sand dune

I sunk down to my frame in about ten feet. Thank goodness for front & rear lockers, but it still took quite a while to power thru this section at about three inches per minute!:eek:
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Several wash crossings

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The "other" four peaks

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Remnants of an old mine
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Maybe I should have aired down?
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The other side of the "other" Four Peaks
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Bird nest in Saguaro
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This sign should be posted at the California-Arizona border!
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Beachfront on the Colorado River
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Parker Dam - Deepest dam in the world!
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London Bridge aint fallin down
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Next leg Historic Route 66 through Oatman
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Wild Burros & Bikers in Oatman
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Cool Springs
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On the way to NW29 White Hills Trail from Massey-Wilson Backcountry Adventures book
Detour on the road to Cycloptic for Saturday night camping
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Joshua Tree Forest
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Camp Joshua Tree
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Mo Joshuas
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Sunday morning at the start of road to Cycloptic
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Road to Cycloptic
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This may be Cycloptic - couldn't tell but really cool erosion
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First sighting of Lake Mead
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Sunday afternoon - arrive at Lake Mead
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Waters edge
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This used to be under water - note the shells on a stick
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Lake Mead's water level is so low the Garmin says I'm out in the middle of the water!
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