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619walker
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11/4/2015
619walker
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Hey folks, just looking for some advice on this one. This weekend I was planning on driving out to Dos Cabezas (the old rail station) and camping out for the night. Is that in ABDSP, can I do that? Or is it private property? I have a fire-ring and I have done dirt road camping in ABDSP before but wasn't sure about this area in particular.
  • Are there some roads that are better than others to get there, or is there just the one?
  • Can 2-wheel drive vehicles make it? My friend and I have 4x4's, but another friend has a lower clearance 2 wheel drive crossover.
  • How much worse is it from the train station to the spring? (road conditions wise) We have center locking diff but not full lockers (80's and 90's Land Cruisers), recovery straps, a shovel, and the two vehicles.

Any advice would be great. Maybe I'm over thinking this but just wanted to plan it out a bit before we drive all the way out there from the city.
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dsefcik
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11/4/2015
dsefcik
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It is in ABDSP
The main road is on maps and is now flanked with wind turbines, can't miss it as it goes right thru the heart of the installation. At some point the road leaves the wind turbines and gets a little rougher but 2wd truck or such should be able to make it. I have seen all sorts of passenger cars out there so with careful driving you are probably fine. Any 4wd type truck/jeep etc will go anywhere near there no problem. You will need to choose your tracks crossing wisely.

Fires need to be completely self contained in a metal container not just have a ring, basically when you leave nobody should be able to tell you were there.

Good luck, have fun and report back...and welcome to the ABDSP forums!

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wintyfresh
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11/4/2015
wintyfresh
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If you're heading to the siding station just take Mortero Wash (just north of the Border Patrol station), should be doable in a 2wd.
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11/5/2015
dsefcik
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wintyfresh wrote:
If you're heading to the siding station just take Mortero Wash (just north of the Border Patrol station), should be doable in a 2wd.
There is a section about 1/2 mile or so from the pavement that can be very sandy, the Dos Cabezas rd is hard dirt so just keep that in mind also.

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