Midas Touch June 4-7

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Midas Touch June 4-7

Post by ghcoe » Sat Apr 17, 2021 9:53 am

Posting this trip up for those who may be interested in attending. Does not have to be a FSJ to attend. George.

Midas Touch
June 4-7, 2021
Time: Texaco McDermitt (Quinn River Market) 10:00am - I-O-N Truck Plaza 7:30 am
Meet Place: Texaco McDermitt (Quinn River Market) 195 US-95, McDermitt, NV 89421 or caravan from Treasure Valley meetup I-O-N Truck Plaza 5644 Buntrock Rd, Marsing, ID 83639.
Destination: North East Nevada
Estimated Duration: 3-4 days
Estimated Distance: (Fuel to Fuel) Owyhee NV 269 miles/Elko, NV 278 miles
Comms Channels: HAM=146.480, GRMS=17, CB=13
Zello Channel (phone app): SW Idaho Overlanding and 4x4

SW Idaho is heading back into Nevada for another adventure. This trip will include old mining sites, homesteads, hot springs, ghost towns. Should be plenty of two track travel. We will reach 8500' on this trip as well.

This trip is going into a some areas I have only seen on maps so I don't really know what to expect. From what I have heard there is some great views and isolation. This trip is planned for 4 days, but could be shorter depending on road conditions and/or what we find. I am expecting some rough roads in places. Could be narrow two tracks from time to time. Could be muddy if weather is wet.

As mentioned above fuel stops can be up to 278 miles apart. Could be more if some roads are impassible or rerouting is needed, so be prepared if you attend.

This is not a guided tour and all who attend are ultimately responsible for their own safety. I am not responsible for damage, injury and or death. You partake under your own free will knowing the dangers of such activities.
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