Location: Location - The area is located on highway 338 in Nevada, which comes out of Bridgeport as California highway182. If you are heading north on Nevada 338, at the Sweetwater Summit there is a large parking area to the right with a weather gathering station at the south end. From the southern end of the parking area, there is a short dirt road that goes behind a small knoll where the area flattens out and is an excellent place for a large group and large rigs.
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 June, 2014
Fees and Donations: Kitty Kall: $5 per rig per night payable at the rally
Special Activity - Ham Radio Field Day: This weekend is when amateur radio operators hold field day. This is an opportunity for all hams to test equipment and contact other hams all over the world. There are at least eight SNU members who hold amateur radio licenses. We will be setting up a station at the Sweetwater rally.
Other 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, open to all, 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: June can be warm during the day and cold at night.
Facilities: None. fairly level area for parking. packed dirt. Note: Please plan to take your trash out with you. There are no trash receptacles at the site.
Nearby attractions: Lots of nearby old mining sites, good hiking and off road bike trails.
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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