Volcanic Overland Experience
When: April 12 - 14 2024
PRICE: Driver $1,710 / Passenger $575
Starting near the California / Oregon border at 10am you’ll travel through the high desert where lava fields now scar the earth. Navigating through the harsh terrain you’ll understand the beauty in this black coarse rock. Day 1 will consist of 77 miles of dirt road driving, river crossings and some amazing sights along the way. Day one will end at Gerber Reservoir campground where there are restrooms and camping right on the reservoir. Dinner will be served around the time we get to camp so be ready for an amazing dinner prepared by our gourmet chef.
Day 2: Coffee will be ready by 7am and breakfast will be served by 8am. After breakfast we will pack it up and get ready for the adventures that await. Day 2 is packed with fun. Starting at Gerber Reservoir we will get an earlier start of 930 am as we will be traveling around 125 miles. Day 2 will be a mixture of primarily dirt roads with stunning views of the snowcapped mountains and dropping into Christmas Valley and exploring the famous Fort Rock then making our way to camp at China Hat Campground in the national forest. As we arrive, Dinner will be on its way to being served and we will enjoy a wonderful night around the camp fire eating dinner and telling stories of the fun adventures we all have been on.
Day 3: Coffee will be ready by 7am and breakfast will be served by 8am. After breakfast we will pack it up and get ready for a later departure. Today is about 35 miles so enjoy the morning. We will drive about an hour through beautiful national forest roads and arrive at a very cool lava tube that you can walk over a mile through. We will take a break there and explore. Once we are back on the trail it turns to pavement and we go right into Bend Oregon, from there we will go our separate ways.
- All meals are prepared by our gourmet chef “Lena” that cooks everything fresh every day. We bring a gourmet flair to camp cooking, and you’ll be raving about the meals every day! Lena has been catering for our events from the beginning and has turned many of our support crew in to foodies!
- Expect breakfasts like French Toast with Sausage, or an amazing Veggie scramble.
- Dinners range from Seared steak, whole roasted sweet potato topped with lentils, micro greens, pickled onions, avocado, ranchero sauce, sour cream, cilantro, and lime slaw or Farro salad with Fennel, and Apple, toasted Walnuts. Asparagus with garlic and lemon and Beef/Pork meatballs with marinera and creamy Polenta.
- Lunches will be on the trail “Picnic Style” with premade sandwiches with chips, drinks and fruit. We will provide condiments, veggies, and cheese you can add on to your sandwich at lunch.