Upcoming: EWE Blue Mountains Overland Trip – 7/11-13/2023

Eastern Washington Expeditions
Blue Mountains Overland Trip

Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains Overland Trip
Hosted by Eastern Washington Expeditions
Monday September 11 – Wednesday September 13, 2023

Eastern Washington Expeditions is hosting an Overland Trip in the Blue Mountains from Monday August 8 – Wednesday August 10. This event is free but there are a limited number of rig spots available. So it is on a first-sign up basis after Club Members.

We will leave Selah around 10 AM and head to toward Dayton maybe picking up other rigs a long the way. We will convoy to Dayton and stop for fuel before heading up into the Blue Mountains in the Umatilla National Forest. We will make our way to the Kendell Skyline Road. We will have lunch on the trail and later find a place to camp along Kendell Skyline Road. The next day we will make our way to Troy and take a swim break. Then we will head north back into Washington and find a camp site for the night. The next day we will head toward Pomeroy and stop at the sights a long the way. Once in Pomeroy we will top off the tanks to head home.

This is three days on easier dirt roads with some sight seeing and two night overland camping. We are spending two night on the trail so you will need to bring a tent, food, and supplies. Bringing extra fuel is encouraged.

Kendell Skyline Road, Lookout, Camping at Bone Springs, Swimming in Troy, Camping at Misery Springs, and more.

This a Free to attend event. You will need to bring your own rig, gear, and food. You will need money for fuel.

REQUIREMENTS: You must have a working Street licensed 4 wheel drive to do this trip. Please have a full tank of fuel, recovery gear, and cold weather gear. We are spending two nights on the trail so you will need to bring a tent, food, and supplies. Bring plenty of water and things you need to be safe from the sun.

NOTE: By signing up you are expected to follow the rules of the land and Tread Lightly. The roads/Trails can get soft when wet. Spinning your tires intentionally on wet surfaces causes damage and is illegal. These actions have caused closures.


Blue Mountains Route

Estimated Miles on backroads after the last gas in Dayton to gas in Pomeroy.
Day 1 – 58 miles Gaia Map
Day 2 – 60 miles Gaia Map
Day 3 – 32 miles Gaia Map
Total = 150 miles

EWE Club House to Dayton – 149 miles 2hr 22 min
Pomeroy to EWE Club House – 187 miles 3hr 4 min


FUEL: Please have a full tank of fuel to start with. We will top off in Dayton and will not be able to get fuel until the end of the trip in Pomeroy.

CAMPING: Bring what you would need to camp in the mountains. It could be very hot or cold in the day and cold at night.

FOOD: Bring enough food for three days and two nights.

Click for photos the LSOC Blue Mountains Overland Trip – August 2020
Click for photos the EWA Blue Mountains Overland Trip – July 2018

Contact us if you would like to attend. Please do not just show up out of the blue. If you would like to attend please use the Contact Us page. Space is limited.

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