Piute & Jawbone info please

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by dabracing, Nov 2, 2011.

  1. dabracing

    dabracing Been here awhile

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    Planning a trip with a group Nov 12-15 and heard/saw pictures of the Piutes above Jawbone. Anyone have some knowledge of the area? Camping in Piutes? Rideable from Jawbone? We're looking for a place to camp/stage.
    Thanks....
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  2. Off Limits

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    They have closed a lot of the good stuff in jawbone. Fences everywhere. And locals chase people out of the piutes.
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  3. trailtrick

    trailtrick goat trail rider

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    Is couple places to stay in the piutes now almost finish and start operastion next spring ,but you can rent a cabin for $300 a weekend for 4 person , o beds inside cargo containers for $20 a night .

    landers campground is free you need a adventure pass .
    For ridding is no maps avaible yath but you can also hire a local the can tour you around .

    you casn contact Alan 661 510-4620 o Javier 661 245-2356
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  4. traveltoad

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    Bring your A game to ride with these guys. :eek1
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  5. MotoMike

    MotoMike Washed Up Desert Racer For The 2nd Time

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    This late in the year the Piutes could be closed. You're pretty high in elevation. We will stage out of my friends property in Havilah and it will be over 100 degrees, head up to the hills and it can be in the high 70's and raining.

    The forecast is calling for light snow above 5000ft in the local mountains tomorrow.
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  6. trailtrick

    trailtrick goat trail rider

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    we ride piutes to after thanksgiving every year ,never snow more the few inchs this time o the year and makes ridding even better .
    was in the low 40's last week at night ,never pass 65 us a day temperatures, well see how this sat/sunday does.
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  7. traveltoad

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    :clap
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  8. dabracing

    dabracing Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the info. Jeff (tahoeacr) is going to contact you.
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  9. MotoMike

    MotoMike Washed Up Desert Racer For The 2nd Time

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    Yeah, I've plowed through a drifts up there :lol3 We went up there once in February, and it had snowed a couple of inches the day before. It was so cold that the snow was completely dry, and it was still dusty following someone. Froze our asses off, we did.
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  10. dabracing

    dabracing Been here awhile

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    It's the only game I got.
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  11. 2on2off

    2on2off Head'n somewhere new

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    It is almost a requirement to ride the Piutes with someone who knows the area.

    Many have spent the night, not their intention, in the Piutes for a variety of reasons.

    I rode there several weeks ago from Lake Isabella with a group of good riders and one who was familiar with the trails. I marked out a route on my GPS and carried a map of the area. We rode 17 miles of single track and it took five of us, all good riders, about three hours. We spent most of the time in 1st gear. We then rode from Wolstaff Meadows on graded dirt roads to Jawbone. Then back to Isabella on paved road. We started riding at 9 a.m. and got back to the trucks at 5 p.m.

    Had we ridden all trails that day and not gotten on the graded dirt road or pavement, it would have taken about six hours longer to complete the loop.

    I have extremely high regard for those who can ride all the single track in the Piutes. This is a group of very talented riders. I can only ride some of the single track and have to be very selective.

    If you are looking for some of the best and most extreme single track in all of California, you will find it in the Piutes. Just make sure you are prepared. A guide is highly recommended.
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  12. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint.

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    so what will one will get for $300/weekend?:D
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    trailtrick goat trail rider

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    cabin from friday morning to sunday night , hot shower, electricity and wood burning stove so you don't freeze you a$$ + a bed to sleep .
    cabin is good for 3 to 4 peaplo.
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  14. trailtrick

    trailtrick goat trail rider

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    + you not have to unstock you Rv from butterbread rd:deal:lol3
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  15. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint.

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    it much cheaper:huh
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    trailtrick goat trail rider

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    With the $$ you spend on that tow you can have a bed with you name on my place :lol3
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  17. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint.

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    when will it be All-Inclusive so all i need to do is bring my gear and bike?:deal
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  18. traveltoad

    traveltoad Aaron S

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    He hasn't cooked you enough dinners?:huh
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  19. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint.

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    i want more:evil
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    BMW:ear(Bring My $$$):rofl
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