Pismo Dunes North Meets South

From May 01, 2015 until May 03, 2015
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   Ok, this is the official trip sheet for our upcoming NCLR Annual Gathering @ Pismo Beach

    Before this trip, I need attendees to respond to the following questions below.

    1) Your eta arrival to Pismo

    2) Are you camping or staying in a hotel; if camping, can you bring a bundle of wood?

    3) Anyone interested in hitting Garcia Ridge Saturday afternoon; leave camp after lunch be back before dark.

    Trip Details (Print this)

    Trip Planner: Lutz/

    Trail Leader: None. This is an NCLR gathering similar to the MORG @ Hollister. No trip leader. Ea person is responsible for their action and need to abide by Oceano SVRA park rules and regulations: [url]http://ohv.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=1215[/url]

    Date/Time: MAY 1-3

    Brief Trail Description: Welcome to Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA). Formerly Pismo Dunes SVRA, this sand dune complex is geologically unique and also provides an impressive playground for off-highway enthusiasts from throughout the United States. Oceano Dunes also offers visitors other recreational activities such as swimming, surfing, surf fishing, camping, and hiking: [url]http://ohv.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=1207[/url]

    Meeting Location: Eucalyptus Campground; look for me .I will be there in the morning.

    Directions to Oceano Dunes and Eucalyptus Campground:

    Use this address for your vehicle GPS: 100 Pier Ave, Oceano, CA.

    Or take:
    - North or South Interstate 101.
    - Take the Grand Avenue exit.
    - Turn right (heading west).
    - Approx 2 miles turn left on Pacific Coast Highway intersection
    - Approx 1 mile turn right on Pier Avenue intersection (light).
    - Aprox. ½ mile is the entrance to Oceano, SVRA (100 Pier Ave)

    Here's an aerial view of this SVRA park: [url]http://www.classiccalifornia.com/dunesmap.htm#[/url]

    As you can see in the aerial view, there's the "Pier Ave" ramp (100 Pier Ave); follow Pole 1, 2, 3....

    Use the map provided to get the camp - after Pole 6 and before Pole 7 (Competition Hill), turn towards camp.

   [B]Radio Ham [/B]
         146.460 NCLR
         147.975 100 -.6

    Fees (yes); Make your reservation: [url]http://www.reserveamerica.com/camping/Oceano_Dunes_Svra/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=CA&parkId=120065&topTabIndex=CampingSpot[/url]

    Vehicle Requirements: Stock Land Rovers welcomed, but best with high clearance 4x4 vehicles. Air down to the recommend psi for your tires/vehicles while on the beach; for example, I'm running 255/85/16 KMs on my D2 - going down between 10-15 psi. Also make sure your vehicle is in working condition.

    Required Safety Equipment: [B]flag[/B] can be picked up next to the entrance to the beach, fire extinguisher

    Required Recovery Equipment: Strong recovery points (front and rear)

    Misc Equipment: shovel, first aid kit, repair tools (to suit your vehicle), tire gauge and tire pump.

    Weather Forecast and Trail Conditions: mostly sunny; windy highs in the 60s lows in the 40s at night.

    Expected Trail conditions: Will check as we get closer to the date.

    Clothing Suggestions: warm weather but bring layers as it gets cold at night.

    Property Information
    Oceano SVRA Ranger Station
    928 Pacific Blvd.
    Oceano CA
    Call 911 for emergencies

    Entrance to the Park
    100 Pier Ave.
    Oceano, CA

    Nearby Towing and Repair Services info: Kautz Towing (805) 489-2336

    Gas/Service Station Locations in the area: several especially on Grand Ave

    Other Info:
    Bring your camera and extra batteries, tent/sleeping bag if camping, extra garbage bags, sunscreen, GPS Unit optional certainly map of the area and compass, drinking water (primitive camp - no drinking water avail), nights might be cold - bring extra blanket and warm clothing/fire wood, Full size spare/repair kit.


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