Black Ridge Radio Towers

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This track follows the border of the Blackridge Wilderness out to a set of radio towers on a west-facing overlook. During scouting, thick rain clouds and fog impeded the expansive views from the top of this route. A single, large campsite just before the radio towers has room for 3-4 vehicles if you park tightly. The site isn't well suited for ground tents as chunky black lava rock protrudes from the soil in abundance. Airing down is a good idea for this spur due to the multiple rocky sections that toss around your vehicle. In wet conditions, the surface becomes a very slick mud, making climbing and descending a slow and precarious journey.