Due to potential weather problems the Thursday October 25 – Sunday 28, 2012 Rally that was planned for Hickison Petroglyphs has been changed to our alternate location at Lahontan.
Location: Coming from Reno, Fernley, Carson City , or Fallon areas at the Silver Springs junction go south on US 95 alternate towards Yerington. A few miles out of Silver Springs turn left on the road to Lahontan. The turn off is well marked. Follow the road to the entrance to Lahontan recreational area. Turn left and go past the entrance shack and dump station and continue to follow the road around the north west side of the reservoir to the end of the paved road. The SNU rally will be at Beach 7 to the right just after leaving the paved road.
Finding the Rally Site: The SNU now provides the means for you to put its rally sites on your electronic map. If you don't have a GPS or a PND or a computer with a mapping program, you can still take the file and use it to find coordinates on your paper maps.
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.
Boondocking SNU Style: SNU rallies are a great way to experience camping “off grid” Our usual rally sites have no electricity or other hookups. Water is frequently not available. For the SNU, this type of camping enhances the experience and we are never without all the comforts of home
Arrival time - anytime after noon on Thursday October 25, 2012
Fees: Kitty Kall: $5 per rig per night payable at the rally or online in advance (see below) Also NV State Park daily camping fees
Events and activities: Morning coffee klatch is from about 7 to 9. Happy hours will likely occur on Friday and Saturday starting about 4 p.m. Shared meals will be Friday and Saturday around 6 p.m. The unit meeting will be held sometime Saturday . 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 wood for campfires
Weather: October can be changeable, warm during the day and cold at night.
Facilities: pit toilets nearby, dry camping, lots of trees
Nearby attractions: Enjoy the peace and quiet of lakeside camping, excellent birding area, fishing and boating, hiking and good bike riding possibilities.
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.
RSVP - please notify the SNU via e-mail to hq(at)SierraNevadaAirstreams(dot)org or a phone call to Diane at 775-972- 5011. It helps our planning to know how many people to expect.
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