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Sierra Nevada Unit Events

Rally at Obsidian Dome

East slope Sierra dispersed camping in the Inyo National Forest off US 395

Thursday August 20 through Sunday August 23 , 2009

RSVP for Rally Rally Hosts – Rick and Jeanne LaBorde

3 Day rally for SNU and WBCCI members. Visitors welcome. SNU Board meeting on Saturday open to all.

Location: Obsidian Dome (Inyo Nat'l Forest) dispersed camping is located off US 395 South between June Lakes and Mammoth Lakes,

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.

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See these links!

Photo gallery of the 2006 SNU rally at Obsidian Dome

Inyo National Forest

Photo gallery of the 2007 rally at Obsidian Dome

Photo gallery and information on Obsidian Flat and the nearby area

Photo gallery of the 2008 rally at Obsidian Dome


What to expect at an SNU rally

Never been to an SNU rally? This page will give you information on arrival and departure times, meals, activities, and other information that will help make the rally an enjoyable experience.

Additional Information on the Obsidian Dome August 2009 Rally

Arrival time - anytime after noon on Thursday August 20th

Fees: Kitty Kall: $5 per rig per night payable at the rally or online in advance (see below)

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! If there are no fire restrictions, bring wood for campfires

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 canoing. 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.

Rally Kitty Kall prepayment option – pay online on the SNU shopping cart page for 2009

Thank you for supporting the SNU.

If you plan to attend but not to pay your rally fee on-line, please notify the SNU via e-mail to hq(at)SierraNevadaAirstreams(dot)org 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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See you at Obsidian Dome

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