Upcoming: EWE Wagons East October 7-9 2022

EWE Wagons East

Naches Pass

Wagons East Base Camp Trip
Hosted by Eastern Washington Expeditions
Friday Oct 7- Sunday Oct 9 2022

Due to how busy Naches Trail is, this trip is not a public event. You must request to come to and there is only a limited amount of rigs that we will have on the trail.

GENERAL INFO
Eastern Washington Expeditions is hosting a bass camp 4×4 Trip in the Little Naches Area Friday Oct 7- Sunday Oct 9 2022. 4×4 trip across Pyramid Pass and back across Naches Pass 4×4 Trail on Saturday. Raven Roost trip on Sunday. This event is free but there are a limited number of rig spots available. So it is on a first-sign up basis after Club Members.

FEES:
This a Free to attend event. You will need to bring your own rig, gear, and food. There normally is no camp fee this time of year.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE TRAIL: You must have a working Street licensed 4 wheel drive to do Saturday’s trip. Smaller rigs are required due to the Naches 4×4 trail is tight in spots. Stock rigs may not be able to do the west end to FS1780 due to the steep climb with big roots and rocks. Please have a full tank of fuel, recovery gear, and cold weather gear. Bring a sack type lunch since we may not stop very long at places along the way. Be prepared for mud and snow. Be prepared to get stuck. Know your recovery points and have recovery gear.
NOTE: By signing up you are expected to follow the rules of the land and Tread Lightly. The roads/Trails can get soft this time of year. Spinning your tires intentionally on wet surfaces causes damage and is illegal. These actions have caused closures.

COMMS: CB #7

FUEL: Please have a full tank of fuel to start with. There is no fuel stations on our route.

CAMPING: The Base Camp is big enough to bring RVs. Bring what you would need to camp in the mountains. It could be very cold and wet.

FOOD: Bring enough food for your stay. Saturday Potluck Dinner.

WHAT TO EXPECT:
Click for photos of our last EWE Wagons East (Naches Pass 4×4 Trip)

SIGN UP
Contact us if you would like to attend. Please do not just show up out of the blue. If you would like to attend please use the Contact Us page. Space is limited.

THE LIST
Ceg – YJ
Charlie – ZJ
Doc – YJ
Odo – YJ
Foxracer – TJ
TJ40 – TJ

 

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Upcoming: EWE Moses Lake Sand Dunes Base Camp ORV Trip Sept 23-25 2022

EWE Moses Lake Sand Dunes Base Camp ORV Trip

Moses Lake

Moses Lake Sand Dunes Base Camp ORV Trip
Hosted by Eastern Washington Expeditions
Friday Sept 23 – Sunday Sept 25, 2022

GENERAL INFO
Eastern Washington Expeditions is hosting an Overland Trip Base Camp ORV Trip at Moses Lake Sand Dunes on September 23-25 2022. This event is free and everyone is welcome.

STOPS & SIGHTSEEING
South Pole, the track, Potholes Reservoir, Mud Flats, and Mose Lake.

FEES:
This a Free to attend event. You will need to bring your own rig, gear, and food. No Pass Required.

REQUIREMENTS: All ORVs are welcome. Please have a full tank of fuel, recovery gear, and cold weather gear. We are spending two nights at Base Camp so you will need to bring shelter, food, and supplies. Bring plenty of water and things you need to be safe from the sun.
NOTE: By signing up you are expected to follow the rules of the land. (Safety Flags required for vehicles in the dunes.)

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: https://www.grantcountywa.gov/456/Off-R … e-ORV-Unit

COMMS: CB #7

FUEL: Please have a full tank of fuel to start with. There is fuel near by in Moses Lake.

CAMPING: We plan to have Base Camp it the gravel pit at the south end of Potato Hill Road, so RV’s are welcome. Bring what you would need to camp in the sand. It could be very hot or cold in the day and cold at night. It could be very windy. See map at the bottom of this post. Click for Map to Camp.

FOOD: Bring enough food for three days and two nights.

WHAT TO EXPECT:
Click for photos of our last Moses Lake Sand Dunes Trip

THE SCHEDULE

  • FRIDAY
    Anytime: Set up camp at Gravel Pit.
  • SATURDAY
    10:00 AM: Head out to play in the sand.
    5:00 PM or so: Head back to camp for Dinner.
    7:00 (or so): Propane Campfire fun
  • SUNDAY
    – 10:00 AM: Breakfast
    – 11:00 AM: Play some for those who want to and then head home.

SIGN UP
Contact us if you would like to attend. Please do not just show up out of the blue. Let us know if you plan to camp so we can try to save a space for you. If you would like to attend please use the Contact Us page.

THE SIGN UP LIST
Ceg – F350 with camp, trailer, and YJ
Doc – YJ
Odo – YJ

Maybe going
Charlie – ZJ
Foxracer – TJ

MAPS AND INFO

Sheriff’s Home Page » Off-Road Vehicle Unit (ORV)
https://www.grantcountywa.gov/456/Off-R … e-ORV-Unit

ORV Area Map: http://www.grantcountywa.gov/SHERIFF/MI … es-Map.pdf

Moses Lake Sand Dunes

Moses Lake Sand Dunes

Maps to get there: https://www.grantcountywa.gov/456/Off-R … e-ORV-Unit

Moses Lake Sand Dunes

Moses Lake Sand Dunes

Moses Lake Sand Dunes

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Upcoming: EWE Blue Mountains Overland Trip August 8-10 2022

EWE Blue Mountains Overland Trip

Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains Overland Trip
Hosted by Eastern Washington Expeditions

Monday August 8 – Wednesday August 10, 2022

GENERAL INFO

Eastern Washington Expeditions is hosting an Overland Trip in the Blue Mountains from Monday August 8 – Wednesday August 10. This event is free but there are a limited number of rig spots available. So it is on a first-sign up basis after Club Members. We have a few openings for this event.

The trip starts 10 AM Monday: This will be backroads type of trip for all size vehicles. You must have a working Street licensed 4 wheel drive to do this trip. Please have a full tank of fuel and have money to top off along the way, overland gear and supplies for at least two nights, recovery gear, and cold weather gear. Bring a sack type lunch since we may not stop very long at places along the way.

We will leave Selah around 10 AM and head to toward Dayton maybe picking up other rigs a long the way. We will convoy to Dayton and stop for fuel before heading up into the Blue Mountains in the Umatilla National Forest. We will make our way to the Kendell Skyline Road. We will have lunch on the trail and later find a place to camp along Kendell Skyline Road. The next day we will make our way to Troy and take a swim break. Then we will head north back into Washington and find a camp site for the night. The next day we will head toward Pomeroy and stop at the sights a long the way. Once in Pomeroy we will top off the tanks to head home.

This is three days on easier dirt roads with some sight seeing and two night overland camping. We are spending two night on the trail so you will need to bring a tent, food, and supplies. Bringing extra fuel is encouraged.

STOPS & SIGHTSEEING
Kendell Skyline Road, Lookout, Camping at Bone Springs, Swimming in Troy, Camping at Misery Springs, and more.

FEES:
This a Free to attend event. You will need to bring your own rig, gear, and food. You will need money for fuel.

REQUIREMENTS: You must have a working Street licensed 4 wheel drive to do this trip. Please have a full tank of fuel, recovery gear, and cold weather gear. We are spending two nights on the trail so you will need to bring a tent, food, and supplies. Bring plenty of water and things you need to be safe from the sun.
NOTE: By signing up you are expected to follow the rules of the land and Tread Lightly. The roads/Trails can get soft when wet. Spinning your tires intentionally on wet surfaces causes damage and is illegal. These actions have caused closures.

ROUTE & MILES

Blue Mountains Route

Estimated Miles on backroads after the last gas in Dayton to gas in Pomeroy.
Day 1 – 58 miles Gaia Map
Day 2 – 60 miles Gaia Map
Day 3 – 32 miles Gaia Map
Total = 150 miles

EWE Club House to Dayton – 149 miles 2hr 22 min
Pomeroy to EWE Club House – 187 miles 3hr 4 min

COMMS: CB #7

FUEL: Please have a full tank of fuel to start with. We will top off in Dayton and will not be able to get fuel until the end of the trip in Pomeroy.

CAMPING: Bring what you would need to camp in the mountains. It could be very hot or cold in the day and cold at night.

FOOD: Bring enough food for three days and two nights.

WHAT TO EXPECT:
Click for photos of our last LSOC Blue Mountains Overland Trip

SIGN UP
Contact us if you would like to attend. Please do not just show up out of the blue. If you would like to attend please use the Contact Us page. Space is limited.

THE LIST
Ceg – JKU
Doc – XJ
Odo – YJ
Dwain – FS GMC

Maybe
TJ40 – TJ

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Upcoming: Eastern Washington Expeditions Club Luau August 6 2022

Eastern Washington Expeditions Club Luau

Luau

Eastern Washington Expeditions Club Luau
1 PM – 10 PM Saturday, August 6, 2022

GENERAL INFO
Eastern Washington Expeditions is hosting a Luau and potluck dinner on August 6 2022 at the EWE Club House in the Biergarten. The pool is open for those who want to jump in. The RTI Ramp is available for those wanting to check out the flex on their 4×4 rig. This is free event open to everyone, but please let us know if you are coming. Free camping on site.

CAMPING: Bring what you would need to camp in. On site camping is free and you are welcome to spend the whole weekend if you would like.

FOOD: The potluck dinner around 6 PM. The EWE Chuckwagon will be cooking up some Hawaiian hamburgers. Please bring something for the potluck like chips & dip, fruit, dessert, etc. If you are camping bring as much food needed. You are welcome to use the Biergarten BBQ to cook.

SIGN UP
Contact us if you would like to attend. Please do not just show up out of the blue. If you would like to attend please use the Contact Us page. Space is limited.

THE LIST
Ceg, 99, Doc, Odo

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Upcoming: EWE Odo’s Manastash 4×4 Overland Trip Aug 1-2 2022

EWE Odo’s Manastash 4×4 Overland Trip

Tripod Flat

EWE Odo’s Manastash 4×4 Overland Trip
Hosted by Eastern Washington Expeditions
Called by Odo
Monday August 1 – Tuesday August 2 2022

GENERAL INFO
Eastern Washington Expeditions is hosting a 4×4 overland trip from Wenas to many areas along Manastash Creek on dirt roads and 4×4 trails. We will camp on the trail for 1 night. This event is free but there are a limited number of rig spots available. So it is on a first-sign up basis after Club Members.

THIS TRIP WILL BE ON A LOT OF DIRT ROADS AND ON SOME 4×4 TRAILS!
Auduban Rd, Hog Ranch Rd, FS1701, 4W694, 4W307, FS3100, 4W311, & more.

SIGHTSEEING
Funny Rocks, Tripod Flats, Quarts Mountain, and more.

FEES:
This a Free to attend event. You will need to bring your own rig, gear, and food. You will need money for fuel. A Discover Pass is required at some stops.

REQUIREMENTS: You must have a working Street licensed 4 wheel drive to do this trip. Smaller rigs are required due to some 4×4 trails are tight. Please have a full tank of fuel, recovery gear, and cold weather gear. We are spending one nights on the trail so you will need to bring a tent, food, and supplies. Bring plenty of water and things you need to be safe from the sun. (A Discover Pass is required.)
NOTE: By signing up you are expected to follow the rules of the land and Tread Lightly. The roads/Trails can get soft this time of year. Spinning your tires intentionally on wet surfaces causes damage and is illegal. These actions have caused closures.

MAP
Yakima County Sheriff ORV Map

COMMS: CB #7

FUEL: Please have a full tank of fuel to start with. We may not have a place to stop for fuel until hitting the pavement in the Kittitas Valley on the way home.

CAMPING: Bring what you would need to camp in the mountains. It could be very hot or cold in the day and cold at night.

FOOD: Bring enough food for 2 days and one night.

WHAT TO EXPECT:
Click for photos from last year’s Nile to Cle Elum 4×4 Trip

SIGN UP
Contact us if you would like to attend. Please do not just show up out of the blue. If you would like to attend please use the Contact Us page. Space is limited.

THE LIST
Ceg – JKU
Doc – XJ
Odo – YJ

Maybe
TJ40 – TJ

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