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Mojave Road Adventure Festivus – April 22-24

Back in January 2022 we informed you that the Mojave Road has a new champion. Billy Creech has worked tirelessly and has organised an event which is packed with adventure, education and opportunity.

The Mojave Desert Heritage and Cultural Association (501c3 non-profit, a portion of the ticket sales go to MDHCA ) and OLAF Events are partnering to present a premium overlanding event combining historical education, guided field trips exploring the historic Mojave Road and vaunted Eastern Mojave Heritage Trail in Goffs, California. Spring is here and there is no better time to fuel up your vehicle and head for the Mojave desert.

The cost of the event is $150 per person and is limited to the first 200 paid attendees, the organizers have gone the extra mile to ensure that the fee is an actually an investment.

Your entry fee gets you specifically:

  • 1 year membership to the MDHCA
    • Membership allows for: 7 days of camping per year (not including the days for this event), the quarterly Mojave Road Report newsletter, and more Members Only offerings
    • Event Code for 15% discount on MDHCA store (and web) purchases
  • Admission for all three days
  • Sign up for the guided Educational Field Trips
    • The Mojave Road
    • The EMHT
    • Mitchell Caverns
  • On-Site camping for the duration of the event
  • Taco Dinner – Saturday night
  • Entry into all demonstrations and workshops:
    • History of the Mojave Road (Workshop)
    • Exploring the Mojave Road (Workshop)
    • Exploring the East Mojave Heritage Trail (Workshop)
    • Adventure Writing: Tips for a Publishable Article (Workshop)
    • Overland Exploration Essentials (Workshop)
    • Historic Stamp Mill Operations (Demos)
    • Guided Walking Tours of the historic site, museum, exhibit hall, and artifacts (Interactive)
    • Historic Blacksmithing (Demos)
  • Vendor Product Demonstrations
  • 10% Discount Code for Zarges Cases
  • Historic Gold Panning ($3 fee – you get to keep any gold you find) (Interactive)
  • Historic Mining Museum (Interactive)
  • A hashtag competition with swag and prizes from Trasharo

Watch a short reel about the Mojave Heritage Trail and the activities for the weekend

This is also your opportunity to meet Mr. Creech, who volunteered several years of research and resources to painstakingly remap (and explore) the historic, nail-tough East Mojave Heritage Trail (EMHT) .

Your entry supports an amazing non-profit organization that can combine overland exploration, history and conservation, a 75 acre historical site and museum into a unique offering unlike anything else in the US. You can be proud to say you were at the first annual Mojave Road Adventure Festivus. Sign up now, limited to the first 200 paid entries.

Sign up here: www.olafevents.com

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Graeme Bell is an author and explorer who has dedicated his life to traveling the planet by land, seeking enlightenment and unique experiences. Together with his wife and two children, Graeme has spent the last decade living permanently on the road in a self-built Land Rover based camper. They have explored 27 African countries, circumnavigated South America, driven from Argentina to Alaska followed by exploration of Europe and Western Asia. Currently the family are planning a journey from Western Europe to the Russian Far East. Graeme is a member of the Explorers Club, the author of six critically acclaimed books and an Overland Journal/Expedition Portal contributor since 2015. You can follow Graeme's adventures across the globe on Instagram at graeme.r.bell