Backdoor

5/5 (11 reviews)
Lucerne, California (San Bernardino County)
Last Updated: 08/10/2022
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Backdoor is probably the single hardest rock crawling obstacle that is possible without a winch. Only minutes from the famous King of the Hammers basecamp, this short trail can provide hours of entertainment for bystanders or years of bragging rights for drivers. For the drivers that think about trying this trail, most will turn around before even starting the trail while some will try and quickly fail. The majority of those who try it will rollover, but there are always the lucky few who will make it. ***Important Notice*** This trail is only for those with a very good/strong roll cage and a well-built vehicle.

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Trail Reviews

5/5 (11 reviews)
Josh Noesser
Official Crew
96050
Status: Open
Visited: 05/09/2022

The trail should be open now.
Josh Noesser
Official Crew
96050
Status: Temporary Closure
Visited: 04/29/2022

Closed for military drills from april 29 to May 9th 2022
Josh Noesser
Official Crew
96050
Status: Open
Visited: 11/01/2021

The military closure is now over. The next ones are • April 26 - May 9, 2022 • October 18 - November 1, 2022
Josh Noesser
Official Crew
96050
Status: Temporary Closure
Visited: 10/22/2021

The area is closed for military use to Nov 1 2021 https://www.29palms.marines.mil/Staff-Offices/Government-and-External-Affairs/Johnson-Valley/#:~:text=The%20Johnson%20Valley%20Shared%20Use,military%20training%20in%20the%20area.&text=Once%20cleared%20for%20public%20use,Land%20Management%20for%20public%20recreation.
Josh Noesser
Official Crew
96050
Status: Temporary Closure
Visited: 04/27/2021

This is the weekend for Military use... Make other plans if you are going to be in the shared use area https://www.29palms.marines.mil/Staff-Offices/Government-and-External-Affairs/Johnson-Valley/fbclid/IwAR1P9xPv9BFcI9_RKJwPoHIlYTZCVZ70xbytUkGJjlQ83Za02vLDud2Px5M/

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