Pismo Dunes North Meets South

From May 01, 2015 until May 03, 2015
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MAY
1-3


   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
         Repeaters
         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]
[IMG]http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b113/lutzg/Pismo2012/P1040416.jpg[/IMG]

    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
    805-773-7170
    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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