THE OFFICIAL RIDE REPORT IS FOUND HERE march 28 - 31, 2013 (thurs-sun) at panamint springs resort. http://www.panamintsprings.com/ Death Valley National Park Info and Guide Like all national parks, entering Death Valley NP we are subject to the same National Parks Rules and Regulations National Park FEES please read. first, there's no cell service at PSR, then we can't rely on the spotty wifi to connect to the outside. there are cell services at furnace creek (not sure if stovepipe has signal). we are pretty much unplugged for most of the time. yes....i will have a sat phone for emergency use (2 others are bringing theirs).... if you want the #, send me an email at advsprinter at gmail.com please include name - advhandle - phone # share the # with your family members to contact you in case of an emergency at home. you may also use the phone on a limited basis; for emergency or special case. "2013 noobs death valley rally" is also known as the march madness dv rally. death valley has so much to offer, all kinds of terrain, from too easy to very challenging. so many places to ride, some are less than 3 miles from camp, and some are far enough that your limit is your fuel range. happy to say, this will be our 8th event, and just keep on getting better past RR: 1st noob's rally, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th if you have the time, please check out the RRs. one of my fav. pics. courtesy of isaacwest this is an event that is focused to get noobs and returning adv riders to come out and meet like minded people. taking care of the noobs has been our tradition, however, the rest of the year - you're on your own........... j/k not just for noobs, the truth is all skill levels are welcome;and had participated in the past. as always, many helped out and provided support. another objective of this event is to raise money for charitable organizations dedicated protecting our cause - the enjoyment of the outdoors and sharing of the trails and public lands. donations had been made to california off-road vehicle association (corva), blue ribbon society (brc) and stewards of the sequioas (sos). couple of years ago, we raised a good amount of $ and were sent to "rider down foundation" through jimmy lewis. we plan to do the same thing again this time. donation summary $1K to blue ribbon coalition $1k to corva $800 to stewards of the sequoia $200 to rider down foundation the amount is not much. please check out their website and be a member, give donations and volunteer. they need our help. hope to see you many of you there... PLEASE do not PM me asking for details or making inquiry, POST THEM UP! others and i will try to answer your question. many could benefit from the answers too. thank you.