Directions to Basecamp located at the Desert Empire Fairgrounds in Ridgecrest, CA
Airport information for flying in to the ride site
Fun and interesting attractions in the area: Click here for the full article
Death Valley National Park (home to the continental lowest point of elevation)
Mt. Whitney (the highest continental point of elevation)
Maturango Museum of Natural History (schedule tours of local petroglyphs here)
Ridgecrest is located in the Mojave Desert on the eastern side of the Sierra Mountains at their most southern tip. In town is the Desert Empire Fairgrounds which will be home to the 2019 AERC National Championship Ride.
The Desert Empire Fairgrounds
The Desert Empire Fairgrounds is within the city limits of Ridgecrest, CA and will be the base camp for the 2019 AERC National Championship Rides. Stalls are available for rent and there is spacious room for parking large rigs. There is running water in camp (bring a hose) and flush toilets with hot showers.