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Blair Valley Camping 4/2 - 4/4

Going camping and light wheeling at Blair Valley, for those who dont know its about an hour away in the desert. There are two hiking trails that i plan on doing, and some moderate offroading, enough for a stock bronco to handle.

Leaving Friday April 2 after work, coming back Sunday. Looking for a few people to go camping with us. My friend is bringing his dog and we will be bringing ours.




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More info please? How do you get there? What are the trails like? What are the Jeep trails like, etc?

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More info please? How do you get there? What are the trails like? What are the Jeep trails like, etc?
Its right here where the "A" marker is


Its all dirt roads at the campground, but the trail i want to do is basically a wash, with large walls, its also where the squeeze is, but unfortunantly i cant do that part with my bronco. If steve or jimmy or jeff see this thread maybe they can chime in on it.

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I bet we can get your Bronco thru the squeeze.

Some day I would like to find a way out of the Pinion Mountain trail (the squeeze) without having to go all the way down through fish creek and around the entire mountain.

I'm interested but have not had a chance to see if I'm free that weekend.

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I bet we can get your Bronco thru the squeeze.

Some day I would like to find a way out of the Pinion Mountain trail (the squeeze) without having to go all the way down through fish creek and around the entire mountain.

I'm interested but have not had a chance to see if I'm free that weekend.
Is fish creek the wash that we went through to get home from that night run?

And if i make it through the squeeze, going down heart attack hill would be a problem.

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Is fish creek the wash that we went through to get home from that night run?

And if i make it through the squeeze, going down heart attack hill would be a problem.
right. it's miles and miles of washboard road. kind of ruins the whole trip for me. sort of like having to drive your GF home after a bad date.

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right. it's miles and miles of washboard road. kind of ruins the whole trip for me. sort of like having to drive your GF home after a bad date.
lol i enjoyed it!

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Is fish creek the wash that we went through to get home from that night run?

And if i make it through the squeeze, going down heart attack hill would be a problem.

I think you'd be fine

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sort of like having to drive your GF home after a bad date.
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right. it's miles and miles of washboard road. kind of ruins the whole trip for me. sort of like having to drive your GF home after a bad date.
haha. I don't think that road is that bad. I just "haul ***" so i float over the washboard. like 35-40 mph. My friends BMW X5 kept up fine too.
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haha. I don't think that road is that bad. I just "haul ***" so i float over the washboard. like 35-40 mph. My friends BMW X5 kept up fine too.
Thats cool if you are in the first or second vehicle. If not, you are swimming in a cloud of dust.

I need to get out and get some camping in this spring. I haven't been yet. Unfortunately I'll be here that particular week/end VVVVV

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haha. I don't think that road is that bad. I just "haul ***" so i float over the washboard. like 35-40 mph. My friends BMW X5 kept up fine too.
someone took a bmw down the squeeze, out thru fish creek then up diablo dropoff?

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Maybe wheeling at Coyote Canyon would be a better trail.

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Thats cool if you are in the first or second vehicle. If not, you are swimming in a cloud of dust.
True, but i'll kick it for a bit if i'm not out front. No need to rush and eat dust.
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someone took a bmw down the squeeze, out thru fish creek then up diablo dropoff?
haha, no, we were camping in the split mountain area near the wind caves. I wanted to pull out the stakes and drive that one trail that is blocked off. Looked like fun!
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Maybe wheeling at Coyote Canyon would be a better trail.
Coyote canyon is a fun little trail, but you can be up and down it in about a half hour. Not sure what else is in the immediate area.

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