FAQ

  1. IS THIS EVENT OPEN TO ALL VEHICLES?
    YES. WHATEVER VEHICLE TAKES YOU OVERLAND, OR GETS YOU CAMPING IS WELCOME!
  2. CAN MY CAR/BIKE/MOTORCYCLE/NON-VAN MAKE IT IN?
    ABSOLUTELY. THE DIRT ROADS IN ARE EASY, AND JUST OFF A MAIN STRETCH OF HIGHWAY. 3" LIFTS ARE NOT REQUIRED, BUT ALWAYS GENERALLY ENCOURAGED AS A MATTER OF PRINCIPLE.
  3. IS REGISTRATION LIMITED?
    THERE IS CURRENTLY A CUT-OFF IN PLACE, AND WE DO ANTICIPATE CLOSING REGISTRATION PRIOR TO DESCEND.
  4. WHAT SHOULD I BRING? IS THERE RUNNING WATER?
    THERE IS A RUNNING WATER TAP, BUT GIVEN ITS DISTANCE FROM CAMP, BRINGING YOUR OWN WATER IS ALSO ADVISED AND MORE CONVENIENT FOR MOST FOLKS. DRINKING WATER, FOOD, WARM LAYERS, FIREWOOD, EATINGWARE, AND YOGA MAT ARE ALL GREAT IDEAS. DON'T FORGET ALL THE TOMATOES/AVOCADOS YOU'LL NEED TO COMPETE IN OUR SALSA COMPETITION.
  5. IS THERE ANYTHING I SHOULDN'T BRING?
    THIS IS A FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT, SO PLEASE LEAVE YOUR MEDIUM TO HARD DRUGS AT HOME, ALONG WITH YOUR STRIPPER POLES. IF THINGS GET TOO UNRULY, WE DO RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ASK ANYBODY TO LEAVE.
  6. WHAT'S FRIDAY NIGHT POTLUCK?
    FRIDAY NIGHT POTLUCK IS A TIME-HONORED TRADITION WHERE WE GATHER TO BREAK BREAD TOGETHER AS A COMMUNITY. (THIS IS THE THIRD TIME IT'S HAPPENING.) PLEASE BRING YOUR FAVORITE CAMP DISH TO FEED 4-400 OF YOUR NEIGHBORS. 
  7. WHAT'S THIS BBQ ABOUT?
    VANAGONLIFE DAVE WAS GRACIOUS ENOUGH TO CREATE THE WORLD'S LARGEST BBQ GRILL, AND WE DO OUR BEST TO HONOR THAT GRILL EVERY YEAR. THIS YEAR WILL ALSO HAVE A VEGETARIAN OPTION. THERE WILL ALSO BE PLENTY OF ROOM ON THE GRILL FOR YOU TO THROW ON WHATEVER YOU WANT FOR BOTH THE FRIDAY NIGHT POTLUCK AND SATURDAY NIGHT BBQ. 
  8. HOW MUCH ARE RAFFLE TICKETS/SHOWERS?
    RAFFLE TICKETS ARE $2 APIECE (JUST TO MAKE COUNTING THEM HALF THE WORK THIS YEAR), HOT SHOWERS ARE $5 EACH (SHOWER PRICES ARE SET BY THE LANDOWNER AND 100% OF THE SHOWER FEE GOES DIRECTLY TO THEM), AND THERE WILL ALSO BE COFFEE AND BEER FOR SALE, ALONG WITH LIMITED QUANTITIES OF MERCH. YOU CAN PURCHASE RAFFLE TICKETS AND SHOWER TOKENS AT DESCEND. 
  9. WILL SHIRTS, MUGS, GLASSES, STICKERS BE AVAILABLE FOR SALE AT THE EVENT, OR ARE THEY ONLY ABLE TO BE PURCHASED PRE-EVENT WITH EACH TICKET LEVEL? 
    ALL MERCH WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN LIMITED QUANTITIES, BUT WE HAVE SOLD OUT OF MERCH PREVIOUS YEARS. SINCE WE HAVE LIMITED SIZING, COLORS AND QUANTITIES, WE DO RECOMMEND YOU PRE-ORDERING WITH YOUR TICKET LEVEL.
  10. WHAT IS THE SATURDAY MORNING SCAVENGER HUNT?
    LIMITED AMOUNTS OF TOKENS WILL BE SCATTERED THROUGHOUT 574 ACRES OF PRISTINE WILDERNESS TO BE TRADED IN FOR SOME PRETTY INCREDIBLE MERCH FROM OUR SPONSORS. FOR FREE.
  11. CAN I BRING MY DOG/CAT/PET CHICKEN?
    YES! OUT OF CONSIDERATION FOR OTHERS, PLEASE MAKE SURE TO PICK UP AFTER THEM, AND REMEMBER TO KEEP THEM LEASHED AT ALL TIMES WHEN IN MAIN CAMP.
  12. CAN I BRING MY BIKE?
    YES! BIKES ARE THE BEST WAY TO GET AROUND. THERE ARE A TON OF TRAILS LEADING TO AND AROUND THE HOLE-IN-THE-GROUND. IF MOTORIZED, PLEASE BE MINDFUL OF THE DUST CREATED BY YOUR SPEED AND LIMIT DONUTS IN MAIN CAMP TO NONE. (DONUTS IN THE HOLE ARE 100% WELCOME.)
  13. ARE SHOWERS AND BATHROOMS AVAILABLE?
    PORTA POTTIES WILL BE AVAILABLE ALONG WITH HOT SHOWERS, BUT THE LANDOWNERS ARE CHARGING $5 PER HOT SHOWER. TOKENS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT CAMP.
  14. WHAT IS THE LOCAL AMATEUR RADIO FREQUENCY?
    RECEIVE: 147.16 PL: 123 OFFSET: +0.6 MHz