The 2016 Grand Canyon Overnight Adventure
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Campground: MATHER CAMPGROUND
Site: 004 and Site: 005
Site Type: GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC
Loop: Sage Loop 1-7
Arrival Date: Fri Aug 12 2016
Departure Date: Mon Aug 15 2016
You might be thinking I’ve done that ride before; it’s always the same... Well this year some things are a changing!
Do you need a ride? I know of one spot in a vehicle. Email me if you have space or need a ride.
Enter the Chili contest.. Make your best and put it into Gallon freezerbags labeled with the name of your chili.
you can come and check in at the camp site anytime after 4pm.
Park at site unload your car then move it to the visitor center. This is where the showers are located. All cars must be parked at the visitor center.
On Friday we all bring a dish and we share chips dips and other goodies. We will have a fire and roast marshmallows. BYOB You can arrive as late as you want as long as you have registered.
Open mic on Friday night, Saturday night* campfires, bring your guitars, mandolins, harmonica or kazoo and play with us! Neill will also bring portable music, and we do have Eric’s CD although I hope he can attend this year.
7am - Breakfast We will provide the coffee and cream! Oatmeal, PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN DISHES>
Ride to Desert View - 49 miles round trip, 25 miles to Desert View, sag stop about half way located as soon as you crest the hill and start to pick up speed heading down..watch left at pull out you will find refreshments.
Lunch at the tower (Bring or buy your own. The Desert View Trading Post - Located at Desert View. Snackbar open daily year-round, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm). Ice Cream
Sag snacks, we plan to close the sag down at 2:30pm
8am - Breakfast Freezer bag omlets
Left over sag stop goodies
9am ride starts
Hermit’s rest, 10 miles out and 10 miles back. Wonderful multi use path along the canyon edge. No SAG on this one but there is a snack bar out at the end.
After the ride we will pack up the rest of camp and stop for a Burgers at Bedrock.