Sat, Jul 03|
Trail Run: Alvord Desert + Steens Mountain (Oregon)
OTG will provide the GPX file and waypoints for this event. Attendees should come prepared to navigate the route with the group, as this event does not contain a trail leader/host. Explore Steens Mountain and the Alvord Desert over a 3 night - 2 day overlanding adventure.
Time & Location
Jul 03, 2021, 10:00 AM – Jul 05, 2021, 11:00 AM
Alvord Desert, Alvord Desert, Oregon 97721, USA
About the event
Join fellow OTG members over a 3 day/2 night wilderness exploration of the Alvord Desert and Steens Mountain Loop. LoCo X will take you to the lesser explored regions into the heart of the Lost Coast. We'll camp at the beach, pristine forests, and next to a river.
Self Guided Tour
There is no tour or event host for this event, but this is your opportunity to meet and navigate the backcountry with fellow OTG members. OTG will provide the meetup location, route, waypoints and camping recommendations. It's up to the group to navigate the Trail Run.
The Steens Mountain + Alvord
- Spectacular views from atop Steens Mountain
- Stargazing with some of the best dark skies in the lower 48
- the Alvord Playa
- Hot Springs
Your own vehicle, ability to pack out your own waste (human), fuel, food, water, cooking equipment, sleeping setup and equipment, sturdy shoes for the outdoors, sunscreen and a flashlight. Expect daytime temps in the 80s-90s, and night time temps can on occasion dip into the 30s.
Event Details & Cost
Meeting Location: tbd
Minimum vehicle requirements: SUV or Truck with 4x4 (AWD and Sprinters not recommended beyond Steens Mountain Loop and the Alvord playa)
Max Vehicles: 8
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