Wed, Sep 13|
Lost Coast, Northern California
Lost Coast & Emerald Triangle Overland Tour (Summer 2023)
Join OTG's sister company American Safari Co, as we leads a small group through Northern California's Lost Coast in the heart of the Redwood Curtain and Emerald Triangle region. We'll explore wild beaches, towering redwoods, wildlife viewing, and tour the birthplace of US cannabis industry.
Time & Location
Sep 13, 9:30 AM PDT – Sep 17, 11:00 AM PDT
Lost Coast, Northern California, Laytonville, CA, USA
About the event
The Lost Coast & Emerald Triangle Experience
Come join American Safari Company (OTG's sister company) for an epic tour of northern California's Lost Coast and Emerald Triangle Regions. This tour is perfect for for overlanders of all experience levels. The Lost Coast straddles the rugged and wild Mendocino and Humboldt coastlines where Highway 1 veers inland, while the Emerald Triangle is the cradle of California's marijuana industry in the incredibly idyllic hills and mountains of Humboldt and Mendocino Counties.
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Participants will get to experience rugged coastlines, wild beaches, pristine rivers, ancient redwood forests, wildlife viewing (roosevelt elk), abandoned lighthouses, wildlife viewing, and 1-2 private tours of working marijuana farms by longtime locals.
Camping will be a mix and match of primitive camping locations and developed campsites with amenities like bathrooms and running water.
American Safari Company is the only fully permitted outfitter running overland tours in the Lost Coast.
The tour has been designed and curated by OTG founder and lifelong explorer, Ben Easley. Brian Low will be leading the tour. Brian is well versed in the tour world, having led hiking, bikepacking, and bike tours for Sports Basement.
The OTG Tour Experience
OTG and American Safari Co strive to create an unforgettable experience. These are intimate, small group adventures. It is critical that each individual bring their best self to the group and expect to participate equally.
This tour does involve a few short hikes. You should be able to walk comfortable up to 2.5 miles with some small hills.
What's Included in your Adventure
Expert route planning, camping fees, morning coffee, and OTG/ASC swag.
Vehicle Requirements & Terrain
This trip is suitable for both stock 4x4s and AWD crossovers with all terrain tires. A full sized spare is required. Expect a mix of pavement and dirt roads. The dirt roads tend to be mostly graded and non-technical, but expect a lot of bumps along the 20 mile Usal Road section and some steep inclines with cliff exposure.
Cost: $600 per drive, $250 per passenger
Participant Criteria: 18+ only, no pets please. All participants on adventures organized by American Safari Co/OTG must understand and agree to the following in order to reserve their spot and join the adventure.
All tour participants must sign the tour booking agreement and waiver.
Reserve a Spot!
This ticket is good for the driver of one vehicle.
This ticket is good for one passenger (must be 21+). You must be accompanying another person who has purchased a vehicle ticket. We permit up to three persons per vehicle (1 driver ticket, 2 passenger tickets).