MAMMOTH CAMPING TRIP
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 29 TO SUNDAY AUGUST 2, 2020
 

 REQUIREMENTS BEFORE SIGNING UP
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1. CARPOOLING IS A MUST IF YOU WANT A BETTER DEAL

Options:

  • ​Solo driver:  $300 at campsite
  • Two per car: $225 per passenger and vehicle owner charge is $200. 
  • ​3 or more per car $200 per passenger and  vehicle owner charge is $150. 
  • or to save some money 
    • ​$150 per person for those have no issues to park in the overflow area. You can drop your items off at the campsite and then park in the overflow.  It is located outside of Pumice Group site.  It is a few minute drive and I can pick you up.  Only 4 CARS from our group in the overflow.  YOU MUST REQUEST DIRECTLY FROM ME.  If a drive takes passengers and parks in the overflow I will reduce the drivers fee to $125 and their passengers will be $150.  

Notes
  •      DRIVERS- let me know if you are looking for passengers.   
  • A driver should ensure their vehicle can handle the extra camping gear and passenger.  
  • ​A driver should only sign up if they know they won't cancel and they their passengers without a vehicle. 
  • Price structure based on the limited number of vehicles allowed at site. 


2. SHARE AN ICE CHEST WITH at least one other person. We share a handful of bear boxes   

3. $50 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT REQUIRED TO LOCK 
  (Rain or Shine Event. No Refunds, but if we can find a member to take your place you can switch). FULL PAYMENT DUE JUNE 1ST 2020.  Payment OR Deposit to be sent to DISTANCE 2B TRAVELED 
69683 PLEASANT GROVE, CATHEDRAL CITY 92234

4. TEXT ME 760-408-8237
That you are going and payment is being sent. Also confirm you understand carpooling and shared ice chest requirement.  

5. TENT PLACEMENT should be fine with the size group we have.   

Mammoth Camping Trip at Pumice Group Site
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Please read all the information for it is important for you to know and important for you to have a great trip. 
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WEATHER 
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Years past actual weather

2016 Low 40s at Night and Upper 80s Day  
2015 High 30s at Night and Upper 80s Day  
2014 Low 40s at Night and Mid 80s Day  
2013 Low 40s at Night and Low 80s Day
sometime afternoon thundershowers.... 


The nights can be cold so you want to bring your sleeping bag and a couple of blankets. Sleeping bags should be rated 20 or colder. 

THE GROUP SPOT
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I have stayed at this campground with Distance 2B Traveled Hiking Group 2 years ago. We can take the buses to most of our locations for hiking and lunch.  

WHAT THE HECK WILL WE DO THERE?
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Hiking..Duh :) Just kidding. There are so many sites to see. Like Sedona I am going to wait to share our hiking areas.  

With that said, here are some of my dream visiting areas in Death Valley
 
1. Hiking on the John Muir Trail (moderate hike)
2. Midnight Natural Hot Springs Soak 
3. Hiking into the wilderness (you may need to require a permit for distance hiking)

YOU PERFER TO STAY IN A HOTEL
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You can but know the camping group won’t have a phone single so you can’t contact us. 
You will need to take a shuttle service to reach our campsite. More than likely we will have maxed our parking at 10 vehicles.  
The shuttle service ends at 6 pm.
I do ask those staying at another location but do want to join us on our hikes pay a one time trip payment of $35 per person for event setup. 

BEAR BOXES
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Pack to share space. Figure you will be sharing a bear box with 4 to 5 people 

 

 


YOU WILL NEED 
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1. Tent (upon request-you can rent a 4 person tent from me for $35) (you will need to transport )
2. A sleeping bag that is rated in the teens
or a sleeping bag and a handful of blankets. 
3. Food or dine out Mammoth 
There are several stores in Mammoth 
4. I will send you a camping equipment list. 
5. Shuttle Service  (free)
6. Carpooling -The camping space can accommodate 13 vehicles.  

7.  Each adult can either bring one bundle of firewood or purchase a bundle of firewood at the general store. 


THIS IS A RAIN, WIND, HEAT OR COLD TRIP. 
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GOING:
 


Jason Bruecks 
760-408-8237

 
The Reds Meadow campground is located at the end of the valley and is most popular for it’s free hot spring showers. The showers are available for all campers in the valley on a first come first serve basis. Red’s campground is closest to Sotcher Lake, Reds Meadow Resort and the Rainbow Falls trailhead. The popular sites are the first loop along the meadow, but campsites 43-45, in the back loop are the most private.

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