Fremont Peak – New Years Weekend

Our annual New Years ride is coming up. The first arriving RUTS members will mark camp in with RUTS arrows from 20 Mule Team Road and Highway 395.

See MAP links below for camp location
Our club ride scheduled for:
Friday Dec 28th through Tuesday Jan 1st

We will be camped at the first dry lake bed, in the same location we have used for past 6 years.

We will have planned rides to the Husky Monument, Inscription Canyon, Randsburg, The Squid Pit and Around the single track in Fremont Peak.

GPS: 35° 13.258’N 117° 26.582’W
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DIRECTIONS. Take highway 395 NORTH from Kramer Junction (395/58) for 18.5 miles Turn RIGHT onto Cuddeback Road (20 Mule Team Road), go 5.2 miles and turn RIGHT again onto a marked road that will go TOWARDS the dry lake. There will be RUTS arrows at this intersection. Do NOT turn right onto Hoffman Road at the 4.6 mile mark. Instead, continue to the RUTS marked road that is .6 miles FURTHER. Go onto Cuddeback Dry Lake (unless its wet) and turn RIGHT. Follow the Lake / road to the 5 way intersection. There will be more arrows at this intersection. Go THROUGH the intersection, and continue approximately 2 more miles to the un names dry lake at the base of Fremont Peak Mountain. Follow the RUTS arrows from Highway 395, all the way to camp.

Please don’t forget to bring a dessert to share SATURDAY night and also FIREWOOD!
For more information or questions
Check out the RUTS Facebook page
or email

2018 Thanksgiving Ride

The Mittner and Harris’s will host this years Thanksgiving Club Ride at Ocotillo Wells. Come join us before or after your family dinner. They will be setting up camp on Wednesday night. If your arrive earlier, please MARK in your location, so we don’t have two camps on Thursday. Fly a flag, mark on a pie plate or print you up some RUTS ARROWS on card stock! Come out for a low key, relaxing weekend of riding and some campfire fellowship. Camp will be at Hidden Valley Camp, off Cahuilla Trail. Look for the RUTS arrows and the big blue RUTS flag.

Hwy 78 to Cahuilla Trail. Hidden Valley Camp.
If your coming from Salton City (86), turn onto the 78 and then a RIGHT onto Cahuilla Trail, just before you get to the Blue Inn RV Park.
From the Julian entrance, turn LEFT on Cahuilla Trail just after the Blue Inn RV Park.



GPS coordinates:

33°08’24.3″N 116°02’27.5″W

33.140089, -116.040982



The Mittner and Harris Families will be trail-bossing this weekend and are planning on arriving on WEDNESDAY.
The Duncan’s may be out there even earlier. Camp will be marked with PINK RUTS arrows from highway 78 to camp by Wednesday evening.

For more information or directions, call Barry Mittner @ (805) 990-7231 or Evan Harris @ (619) 549-9557.