Directions to Burning Man

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Directions to Burning Man

Postby RedNeckSurfer » Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:04 am

Can anyone give me directions on how to drive to Burning Man from San Diego? I am lost in the desert, dying of thirst and I need to experience this once in my lifetime before I die.
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby Trishntek » Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:12 am

http://www.mapquest.com/#f353d901f261cf33669f1ee1

From Gerlach, you're probably already in line.
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby Savannah » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:43 am

You could drive up from San Diego to LA, and then do one of these three choices:

http://www.burningman.com/preparation/t ... o_brc.html
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby junglesmacks » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:02 am

Umm.. yew dew have one of them thar ticketthingywhatchamacallits, right?
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby trilobyte » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:26 am

Welcome to ePlaya. I'm giving this a nudge over to the transportation forum, since that's a better fit. If you haven't already done so, go check out the first timer's guide and the survival guide on the main site - there's a wealth of information that will help get you started and increase your chance of survival.
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby dragonpilot » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:45 am

You can't get to Burning Man from San Diego...try an alternate route.
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby 9ah » Wed Apr 11, 2012 6:20 pm

Drive to SF and then follow all the cars/RVS with the man stenciled on them/furry bikes!
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby BBadger » Wed Apr 11, 2012 6:24 pm

Maybe you'd be safer just looking at photos of BM on the internet.
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby ranger magnum » Fri Apr 13, 2012 10:05 pm

Theres this thing called the internets....
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby junglesmacks » Fri Apr 13, 2012 11:04 pm

I heard about this even bigger and better event they call Burning Fan..
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby Trishntek » Sat Apr 14, 2012 12:41 am

junglesmacks wrote:I heard about this even bigger and better event they call Burning Fan..

I heard it actually SUCKS!
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby moonrise » Sat Apr 14, 2012 2:19 am

Turn left, or was it right?

Rednecks don't seem to enjoy Burning Man, and besides if you're dying of thirst, you can practice that 'everything is temporary" thing...including your life.
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby junglesmacks » Sat Apr 14, 2012 10:19 am

Trishntek wrote:
junglesmacks wrote:I heard about this even bigger and better event they call Burning Fan..

I heard it actually SUCKS!



I dunno.. I heard it blows pretty hard..
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby Drawingablank » Sat Apr 14, 2012 12:44 pm

Head in a generally NNE direction until you are in the absolute center of nowhere, then just follow the line of cars and sketchy looking RV's that are all way beyond overloaded.
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby Canoe » Sun Apr 15, 2012 6:35 pm

Drawingablank wrote:Head in a generally NNE direction until you are in the absolute center of nowhere, then just follow the line of cars and sketchy looking RV's that are all way beyond overloaded.

The key sign seems to be decorated bicycles, particularly fake fur in any colour, strapped onto the back, top or even side of the vehicle. If it's got two or more of those bicycles on it, look for a half dozen or so vehicles with similar bicycles and follow - they can't all be going the wrong way.
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby oneeyeddick » Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:53 am

Canoe wrote:
Drawingablank wrote: - they can't all be going the wrong way.



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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby ygmir » Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:29 am

or, Google map the directions:
last year, they told people to head to Gerlach, turn on Jungo head up to Frog Pond and cross the tracks and head in...........
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:35 am

I'm am grateful that no one pulled the "...and straight on till morning" thing.
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby ygmir » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:46 am

theCryptofishist wrote:I'm am grateful that no one pulled the "...and straight on till morning" thing.


thanks Pandora................
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Re: Directions to Burning Man

Postby Ugly Dougly » Mon Apr 16, 2012 11:26 am

Just drive into the desert until it gets weird enough for you. Works for me.
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