Stoddard Wells: Pumpkin Eater


We took a small group out to the Stoddard Wells OHV area near Barstow to check out “Pumpkin Eater”. The entire area is full of canyons and washes it is a great place for off-roading from easy to extreme. Be careful when exploring though, because many of the washes and canyons look easy, but quickly

Old Dale Mining District


On Jan 20, 2019 The NotARubicon led a group of 19 Jeeps and 4 trucks through the Old Dale Mining district and up to the Brooklyn Mine. We consider this run to be “easy’ish” – consisting of about 90% flat, easy road, and 10% rough or rocky spots. We had several stock Jeeps/Trucks and only

Last Chance Canyon, Dutch Cleanser Mine and Goler Gulch


We led a small group of friends on one of our favorite runs in the Last Chance Canyon area.  We usually run this route “backwards”, starting in Goler Gulch which begins just off Charlie Road above Garlock, about 3 miles west of I395. Making our way up Sand Gulch and through “The Narrows”, is a

The Last Bridge Run, October 2018


On October 6, 2018 The NotARubicon led a group of 140 Jeeps and trucks on “The Last Bridge Run”.  An easy run on mostly flat road from Interstate 10 near Desert Center, CA down the Red Canyon Jeep Trail to The Bradshaw Trail and south toward Salton Sea to the abandoned Eagle Mountain Railroad Trestle.