Anticipating the 5th annual Redwood Rendezvous Road Rally Adventure tour/campout
September 29,30 and for those that can take a couple more days off, a special extension rally tour with rented lookout for Monday and Tuesday, and yes, as usual- I've got some sick ideas for where to go...
ENTRIES ARE CLOSED
The list for this year:
So 7 entrants is a new record for this event.
The rest of you are losers and you all know it.
I'm pretty sure I have enough various rally timers.....but if anyone has a palm pilot, be sure to talk to me before the 29th...
Dang 5th annual?? where have I been. I've driven Redwood a couple times, but only once in my subie. I stoped going because everytime I went, there were cops.
So please explain to this noob how this event works....We camp there and do some runs on the roads? I just dont wana get pulled over by the cops for reckless driving,speeding,etc. etc.....Im interested just never heard about it.
And it depends on which weekend..
For those unfamiliar with the concept, the "rally" portions consist of short sections with assigned legal speeds where the goal is to maintain that speed through the section.
Everyone will start on 2 minute intervals and stop to man a checkpoint somewhere on the section, timing the other cars as they drive by, then following up 2 minutes behind the last car.
The goal being to pass the checkpoints "on time" you get points for being early or late.
Whoever finishes with the fewest points wins (mostly bragging rights, no trophy's or anything) but then we all wind up at a campsite for dinner and libations, and depending on the severity of everyone's hangover, we do some more driving on Sunday before heading home.
The route this year will consist of both paved and unpaved roads, and the timeline is looking like sometime in the late september / early October range.
MS streets and trips says its 270 miles on the most direct route from Berkeley to the Campground, about 5 and a half hours...
Hope I can make it this year. The nav unit is off to college. His exams and such were why I didn't make the last two. Now he won't be avaialble so I'll have to work on the 2nd unit and see if she's up for it.