Dusy Ershim Trail
AEV recently teamed up with Glendale Chrysler, New Mexico Backroads, Peden 4WD and Rocktech Offroad to tackle the legendary Dusy Ershim Trail in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this trail, it was constructed between 1956 and 1968 by the 4WD Club of Fresno. The trail spans 33-miles in length and runs along the division line between the John Muir Wilderness and the Dinkey Lakes Wilderness. What makes this trail special is its unique combination of stunning beauty, isolation, duration and its nearly unrelenting gauntlet of boulders and trees.
The 4WD Club of Fresno rates this trail as “Most Difficult” and as visitors to the trail quickly learn – they aren’t kidding. In fact after just one day on the trail it was easy for us to see why most people allow between three and five days to complete it. It really is a workout, but man what a rewarding workout it is! If you are thinking about running the Dusy Ershim Trail, I would encourage you to do as our team did by allowing five days. By doing this, we had time to claw away at between four and ten miles of trail per day, but still get in to camp fairly early. This in turn meant that we had plenty of time to service our vehicles, shake off the dust and generally soak in the beautiful surroundings of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Overall, this trail is too special to rush, so take your time and enjoy it. Just keep in mind that good preparation will go a long way toward helping you enjoy it. With the Dusy Ershim Trail, help is a long way away and breakdowns are a real concern.
If you have any questions about the Dusy Ershim Trail and/or our trip, feel free to e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Wood - AEV
As a side-note, I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank our trail team for all their hard work, enthusiasm and resilience. I’ve worked with a lot of teams over the years and this one was easily among the best:
1) Jake Quinones at New Mexico Backroads / www.newmexicobackroads.com
2) Chris Johnson at Rock Tech Offroad / www.rocktechoffroad.com
3) Brad Peden at Peden 4WD / www.peden4wheeldrive.com
4) Jackson Ellis at Glendale Chrysler / www.glendaledodgecalifornia.com
5) Kyle Leeds and Ryan Racine / www.aev-conversions.com
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Last edited by AEV Chris; 10-06-2016 at 07:20 AM.