Last Chance Canyon Winter 2019


One of our favorite easy/beginner off-road runs is “Last Chance Canyon” located just off Highway 395, not far from Ridgecrest. We always start in Goler Gulch, go up through “The Narrows”, Mormon Gulch and stop at Holland Camp for photos. Just beyond The Narrows we like to stop and play on one of the few

Pinyon Mountain Trail and Sandstone Canyon


Our friend Grant let us through Pinyon Mountain Jeep Trail and Sandstone Canyon, both in Anza Borrego State Park in California. Pinyon Mountain trail is mostly easy, flat dirt road with a few hills and four named obstacles: “The Squeeze”, “Anvil Rock”, The Waterfall, and Heart Attack Hill. Sandstone Canyon is several miles past the

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