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    Bike Quad Rig 2012 Moses Lake Sand Dunes ORV Camp-out - Sept 29 2012

    Eastern Washington Adventures
    2012 Moses Lake Sand Dunes ORV Camp-out
    Report and photos by Clay Graham / Eastern Washington Adventures

    Most year's on the last weekend of September or so Eastern Washington Adventures has a run at Moses Lake Sand Dunes before the Yellow Zone closes. The weather is cooler than the summer months and the "Yellow Zone" that closes October 1st. makes the adventure a lot more fun.

    This year Eastern Washington Adventures members started pulling into camp on Thursday September 27, 2012. The camp was in the gravel pit at the end of Potato Hill Road. I pulled in just as it was getting dark.

    On Friday we did a few runs out on the Moses Lake Sand Dunes and played around the Pothole Reservoir. A few more showed up to camp that night.

    Saturday a lot more people showed up for our main run. We did a few runs during the day and had a potluck around the propane fire pits that evening.

    On Sunday we had another run before leaving for home.

    This weekend was a blast thanks to all who came.

    Here are some photos of our weekend at the Moses Lake Sand Dunes:

    Friday

    I was to dark when I pulled in to level the motorhome. This is how we woke up.


    Heading out to the Moses Lake Sand Dunes.




    Jeepscum blew a trailer tire on the way to Moses Lake. Test Dummy called to see if he needed a tire brought out.










    Icesis stuck!


    The beach of Pothole Reservoir.
















    The kids swimming in Moses Lake.




    Saturday




    Heading out.


















































    Most of Saturday's Eastern Washington Adventures group.




    Josh drove off into Crap Creek.






    Guido fishing.


























































    Test Dummy got stuck doing a water crossing.










    Josh trying to make a call.






    Camp karaoke!






    Sunday














    The South Pole!


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    So, how'd the motorhome work out?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mdmead View Post
    So, how'd the motorhome work out?
    Very well for the most part. It drives great and pulled the hills are 45 MPH. It was nice having heat, a cold fridge, running hot water and a nice bed.

    I have a few more bugs to work out before the next trip. I need New RV batteries. Those old ones didn't make it through the second night. I have to drop one of the fuel tanks to fit it since the breather leaks when it is full. I think that is all I need.

    Thank for asking.
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    2005 Arctic Cat 400 4x4 ATV, Auto-trans, push button 2/4 wheel drive, Front cable locker, 2" receiver, Warn winch, Tusk MTS Rear Trunk.
    2007 JKU Rubicon 3.8L, auto tranny, D44s with 5:38 Nitro Gears, 33x12.50 MT/Rs, 3" lift, Rough County Stubby bumper, 12,000 Mile Marker.
    2013 JD 1023E, diesel, 4x4, Hydrostatic, Rear locker, D120 loader.

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    Looks like a great turnout out there... I still can't believe I've never been out there. Those pics really make me want to go.
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    Looks like good times. . . . .
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    It was fun as usual.
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