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Palm Springs to Vegas

Some would say the weather is too hot this time of year in the desert. But the lack of people easily outweighed the hot day time temps. We started near Palm Springs early Saturday morning and finished in Las Vegas. Sundays itinerary included dirt roads back to Barstow. The total mileage over the two days was around 300 miles of dirt. Group shot on the dry lake. Working our way down from the mountains. Lava Tubes.

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September Palm Springs to Las Vegas Trip Report

Oh boy. What a fun weekend! The weather was perfect, temperatures were in the high 80's, and we even had a little rain. We covered roughly 300 miles on dirt roads over the two days thanks to the group being so small. It never ceases to amaze me how much water changes the desert. Last month the area received some pretty heavy down pours. There were some pretty deep washouts out there, you really had to keep your eyes open and never let your guard down. Even wind changes the landscape drastically. I keep thinking about a particularly large sand dune we went around because the road was completely...

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