McIver 4X4 Road (36E52)

Directions to the Trailhead: Take 14 South to Little Dixie Wash. Turn right on BLM SC65. For a landmark look for Call box 14-493. Follow SC65 westward into Horse Canyon. On the left look for the stone reservoir and cattle trough,…

Sherman Pass 4X4 Road (33E48)

Directions to the Trailhead: From Kernville, take Sierra Way (M99) north for about 20 miles. Turn right on Sherman Pass Road (FS 22S05) for about 8 miles to the trailhead (FS 33E48) which will be on the left. The trailhead has…

Saline/Eureka Corridor

Due to Death Valley National Park policy changes, we no longer have this adopt-a-trail.This page is maintained for informational purposes only. Part of the charm of this area is its isolation. There are no services in Saline or Eureka Valley….

Nightmare Gulch

Prior to the signing of the 1994 Desert Protection Act, we had an MOU with the local BLM office for the Nightmare Gulch/Black Rock Gulch 4WD road, which was just outside of the Red Rock Canyon State Park. This MOU…

Cerro Gordo Ghost Town

The Gear Grinders became the first 4-wheel drive club to adopt Cerro Gordo Ghost Town in 1985. We won the CA4WDC State Conservation Award for our conservation efforts of the Cerro Gordo Ghost Town for the year 2009. However, it sadly…

Day Trips

These are the most common day trips in our area. Easy: Cerro Gordo Black Canyon / Opal Mountain Cottonwood / Marble Canyon Titus Canyon Hawee Reservoir Greenhorn Mountains Slate Range Crossing Hunter Mountain / Hidden Valley Rand Mountain Golar Wash…

Bob-Tail Runs

The following are bob-tail runs. These runs are overnight runs in different locations out of your vehicle. EASY: • Saline Valley/Eureka Corridor• Mojave Road• Silver/Wyman Canyons • Providence Mountains• Heritage Trails• Dead Horse Meadow/Crooked Creek MODERATE: • Rock Creek/Wheeler Ridge•…

Overnight Trips

The following are overnight trips. We will drive to a central camping area and have trips out each day in the local area. EASY: • Rodman Mountains • Dale Mining District MODERATE: • Calico (Odessa/Doran Canyon)• Truckhaven Hills• Rasor OHV…