Short Bus

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5/5 (10 reviews)
Yucca Valley, California (San Bernardino County)
Last Updated: 02/16/2024
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Short Bus, a short cut in Johnson Valley is a quick way to cut over the hill if you are traveling over to Backdoor. The hill is mild with only a couple little obstacles that short wheelbase vehicles could avoid.

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5/5 (10)
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Temporary Closure
Visited: 02/15/2024

A majority of Johnson Valley is closed for military training from Feb 15 to 27th 2024. Please plan your trips around this time.
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 03/03/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

This quick climb and descent was a fun way to get to Backdoor. As expected, the rocks have shifted around a but from the time the guide was made but the overall challenge remains the same. The 4-door JL on 35s I was driving had no problems.
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Visited: 05/09/2022

The trail should be open now.
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Temporary Closure
Visited: 04/29/2022

Closed for military drills from april 29 to May 9th 2022
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Visited: 11/01/2021

The military closure is now over. The next ones are • April 26 - May 9, 2022 • October 18 - November 1, 2022

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