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Baja California

Expedicion Baja California - Feb. 2024

Come join the OTG crew as we explore the beautiful beaches, rugged mountains, and green oases of Baja California. Over the course of 10 days you'll have the opportunity to camp along the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean, sample local seafood/cuisine, visit historic cathedrals and more!

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Expedicion Baja California - Feb. 2024
Expedicion Baja California - Feb. 2024

Time & Location

Feb 16, 2024, 9:00 AM – Feb 25, 2024, 12:00 PM

Baja California, Laguna Salada, 21744 Baja California, Mexico

About the event

Join the OTG for our first ever Trail Run event in Baja California!  Over the course of 10 days, we'll camp along the beautiful turquoise waters of the Sea of Cortez, the Pacific Ocean, explore Baja's lush oases, visit historic colonial missions, sample local cuisine/seafood and more!   

Vehicle & Gear Requirements

You'll need a high clearance 4x4 (33" tires with 2" + lift and you must have a full size spare) and ability to carry at least 5 gallons of extra fuel.  Plan on travelling 200+ miles between fuel stops.  

Passports/Documents & Insurance, 

You'll need a passport, Tourist Card (FMM) and Mexican auto insurance in order to drive your vehicle in Mexico.  

Auto insurance can be purchased through

Tourist Card (FMM) is also required for short term travel through Mexico.


Leave all firearms at home as you will not be able to bring them into Mexico. 


Well behaved dogs may attend.  If your dog is aggressive towards people or other animals, please leave them at home.  In order to ensure a swift border crossing with your pet it's recommended that you bring vaccination records, rabies certificate, and proof of ownership.  More info about traveling with pets to Mexico can be found at Baja Bound.  

Families with Children

Families with children are welcome to join, but your kids should be accussomed to traveling long days in the vehicle.  This trip is not recommended for children who have not experienced long distance, weeklong trips in the backcountry.  

Meet up

Feb 16 at 9:30 am

California Supermarket Casa De Cambio in Calexico

Itinerary -- Feb 16 - 25

The detailed itinerary and GPX file will be posted in the forums as the date nears.  Some of the places we plan to visit include San Felipe, Bahia de Los Angeles, San Francisquito, Playa Requeson, Scorpion Bay, Paraiso Misional, Los Patetes, Cataviña, and more.  Cross back across the border on the morning of Feb 25.


Your typical camping/overlanding gear, but be sure to bring extra propane/butane for cooking given the length of this trip.  Weather can be quite variable in Baja this time of year.  So bringing everything from shorts and flip flops, rain jacket, and warm winter coat is recommended just in case!  We'll include a complete packing guide in the forum post.  


To the full extent permitted by applicable law, by attending this event you and anyone in your vehicle agree not to hold Lost Coast Expeditions LLC (dba Overland Trail Guides) responsible for anything that happens related to transactions with third parties, member interactions, or in connection with Overland Trail Guide (OTG) Members, or OTG events. You also agree not to hold organizers responsible for their negligence in connection with their Content, or events.

To the full extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to release us (Lost Coast Expeditions LLC), affiliates, subsidiaries, sponsors, and other third-party partners from claims, demands, and damages (direct and consequential) (“Claims”), arising out of or in any way connected with any transaction with a third party, your interactions with other members, or in connection with any OTG event. You also agree, to the full extent permitted by applicable law, to release organizers from Claims based on an organizer’s negligence arising out of or in any way connected with their Content, an OTG member, or OTG event. The law in some countries and states do not allow the release, so these limits may not apply to you. You waive and relinquish all rights and benefits that you have or may have under Section 1542 of the California Civil Code or any similar provision of statutory or non-statutory law of any other jurisdiction to the fullest extent permitted by law.

You acknowledge that some OTG events carry inherent dangers, such as the risk of illness, bodily injury, disability, death, and including damage to your vehicle. By participating in these events, you understand and agree that you have freely chosen to assume these risks.

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