Sep 20

What Are Your Evacuation Plans?




So, it's a "thing" now; Fire Season=Summer. We have to accept it for what it is, beyond pro-active preservation and deterrents. We've also experienced some pretty hairy thunder/lightning/flood systems recently... and snow is coming up on us.


So, that brings up a question for all: Do you have a "What If" or evacuation plan while out in the woods?


Let's here your ideas and input. Also, POST/share your stories/pics/videos of your craziest overlanding storms.



Comment from @jcadcars1492: This is a great topic. I was thinking about this as I was camping in the Mazama area the other day. For me I just like to know where the roads lead. If I go left/right what is that way....a good paper map is always in my truck. Is there a gate ?, out and back type trail?, long loop?. I enjoy the unknown trail as much as anyone but having an idea on where you are in relation to things is a good idea.

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