Operation Desert Fun Runs


tds-odf-250 #1 - PUMPKIN PATCH

We’ll start out going over to Devil’s Slide followed by Shell Reef. From there we’ll head over to the Pumpkin Patch, taking a break to look around. Time and size of group permitting, we’ll wind our way over to the 4x4 Training Facility (Obstacle Park) and let everybody try a few of the courses. The last stop will be back at camp. Most of this run is very easy washes and gentle rolling trails, and will allow newer people to get a feel of where things are. At the obstacle course, everybody will be on their own to try their limits.

  • Drivers' meeting 8:45 AM / Run starts at 9 AM
  • Hosted by Hemet Jeep Club / Run leader Mike Hardy

This run follows San Felipe Wash to the rocky and sandy hill climb from The Cove to the top of Blow Sand Hill. From there it’s off to more rocks and sand at Devil’s Slide. The next stop is Shell Reef to play in some notches and mud hills, testing the articulation of everybody’s rigs. Finally we will return to camp. There will be a few areas to test your rig, but there are bypasses.

  • Drivers’ meeting 9:15 AM / Run starts at 9:30 AM
  • Hosted by the Ramona VFW

This run heads for the mud hills north of Arroyo Salado. A rocky and sandy climb up Broken Spade leads us to the Tectonic Gorge. Then it’s over to the 4x4 Training Facility to test your bravery and your rigs capabilities on the many obstacles available. This run is not for the faint of heart! Lockers are not required, but are recommended.

  • Drivers’ Meeting 8:45 AM / Run starts at 9 AM
  • Hosted by San Diego 4 Wheelers / Run leader Mark Chiesman

This run will be faster paced than the 4x4 runs.

We will leave camp and head West for a run up Blow Sand then hit several other key spots.

Then we will head over to Salton Sea for an ice cream/lunch stop. Those who are low on fuel can fix that while we are there. After lunch we will head back towards the Blu In with a few detours along the way.

This is NOT a run for 4x4’s. ATV/UTV’s ONLY, please!!!!

  • Drivers' meeting 8:30 AM / Run starts at 8:45 AM
  • Run leader Linda Berman
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