Sierra Nevada Airstreams Recreation with vehicles in the Sierra Nevada and American Great Basin areas

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Rally - Obsidian Flat NFS disbursed area

What: 3 day Rally, members & guests welcome. Board meeting Saturday open to all.

When: Thursday July 20 through Sunday July 23, 2006

Arrival time - anytime after noon on Thursday July 20

Where: For pictures and directions check the PDF prepared by Rick Laborde.

South of Reno on US 395 about 160 miles. Between June Lakes and Mammoth Lakes, CA. The campground is 2.7 miles off of US 395. Turn west off Hwy 395 right after the sign to Obsidan Dome. Right after turning on Obsidian Dome Road you should see very short sign (2S10). Drive straight through the 1st cross intersection at .3 miles. After .9 miles of wide dirt road take the left fork towards Obsidian Dome. You will pass the Obsidian Dome Parking area at 1.3 miles, keep on the main road. At an unmarked fork, take a left again. At this point the road becomes one lane with turnouts. 1.5 miles from Hwy 395. At a last unmarked fork in the road take a left again. 2.6 miles from Hwy 395.

Kitty Kall: $5 per night per rig payable at the rally

Events and activities: Morning coffee klatch is from about 7 to 9 on Saturday and Sunday. Happy hours will likely occur on Friday and Saturday starting about 5 p.m. The unit meeting will be held Saturday at about 1 p.m. following the pot luck lunch. All gatherings will be informal and BYO (bring your own) to share as suits your karma. If you want to coordinate and plan, then form your own conspiracy with whomever is handy! Bring firewood for a campfire

Weather: moderate, can be cool at night.

Facilities: no facilities, dry camping, lots of trees

Nearby attractions: small stream near camping area. Lots of geological features – craters, obsidian deposits and both easy and more strenuous hiking trails. Near June Lakes with fishing, swimming beach, and canoeing. Also nearby is Mono Lake and the Mono Basin Visitors Center near Lee Vining, Mono Craters, Black Point Fissures, and Panium Crater.

If you can't make it for the entire time, feel free to join us for a few hours, one day, or whatever time frame fits your schedule.

Online kitty rally fee prepayment option

You can pay your rally fee online using PayPal to handle the financial transaction. Fill in your WBCCI membership number if you are a member and indicate when you plan to arrive. Click the “Buy Now” button to go to PayPal to arrange the transaction. Be sure you provide an address and telephone number and indicate how many people will be with you in the notes. Select the number of nights that you plan to attend. The kitty fee is $5 for each night.



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Option – pay an annual rally fee of $80

As a convenience to members, SNU is accepting a pay in advance for the year's rally fees. For eight, two night weekend rallies per year, this fee would be $80. If you attend any three day rally, the third night would be considered a bonus although any additional contribution would be welcome. If you are unable to attend all the rallies the kitty fee for those missed would be considered a donation the the SNU. The annual rally fee is non-refundable. This kitty fee does not cover individual site or access fees.


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Thank you for your support.

If you plan to attend but not to pay your rally fee on-line, please notify the SNU via e-mail to or a phone call to Diane at 775-972- 5011 . You can also mail an rsvp to SNU, PO Box 60572, Reno, NV 89506. It helps our planning to know how many people to expect.

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