SierraNevadaAirstreams.orgSierra Nevada Unit

Enjoyment of the whispering winds, the zephyrs, the airstreams of the Sierra Nevada and Great Basin areas of the United States in a recreational vehicle.

SNU rally site categories

A general guideline – This is partly for fun but it is also a fairly good description of the types of rally sites visited by the SNU.


Likely Road surface

Road grade




1 - easy living

Paved or hard packed gravel

less than 3%

any rig/any driver

all for long stay/phone, communication, water, sewer. electric

Walker River Resort. Weed Heights RV Park

2 - no worries


3% to 7%

any rig/careful driver

Basic - pit or vault toilets, maybe water available or close to hand

NV state parks

3 - test your skills


7% to 10%

most rigs/careful driver

Limited – maybe pit or vault toilets

Boca Springs, Ft Sage, Hickison

4 - adventurous


10% to 15%

limited rigs/careful driver


Meadowview, Obsidian Dome, Rocky Point at Eagle Lake

5 - Jerry site

what road?

over %15

limited rigs/skilled driver


Jarbidge hunt camp, Churchill peak


Category 1 Weed Heights RV Park

Category 2 Washoe Lake State Park

Category 3 Boca Springs

Category 3 Ft Sage

Category 4 Rocky Point, Eagle Lake

Category 4 Obsidian Dome

Category 5 – Churchill Peak

Category 5 – Thormburg camp at Jarbidge