Bullfrog Indian Pass Run

By Denis & Sandi Inman

Several of us wanted to get out of the house to take a break from the news about the COVID-19 virus and the violent race riots protests. Originally we weren’t going to leave Pahrump until 6 AM, but since Jeremy, Vic and I were all coffeed up and ready to go at 5:30, we headed out.

20200601 113850
20200601 113950
20200601 083151
Indian Pass
20200601 083223
20200601 113938
Bullfrog Indian Pass
20200601 115117
20200601 095152
20200601 115229
Bullfrog Indian Pass
20200601 095112
20200601 095118
20200601 075344
Bullfrog
20200601 114146

Our first stop was the Candy Store in Beatty to stock up and to top off our tanks. Then, we headed West to the Goldwell Open Air Museum to air down. On a previous trip to the area, Jeremy and I both saw what we thought was a large concrete structure near McDonald Spring and we wanted to investigate the sighting. It turns out what we imagined to be a man made edifice must have been the way the morning light illuminated some rocks through the mist that gave us the mental image, because we have never seen the structure since.

After poking around some previously unexplored trails in the Bullfrog Mining District and taking a trip up to the bottom of Sullivan Spring Canyon, we crossed the highway and headed towards Indian Pass. By the time we came down from the pass, it was past noon and the temperature was climbing, so we drove East towards Marble Mountain to air up and make tracks for home. We arrived back in Pahrump at about 1:30.

bullfrog district, indian pass

© Nevada Four Wheel Drive Association. All rights reserved. | Contact | Design donated by Crazy Suzy