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  1. 1st Annual Treasure Truck or Treat

    The Friends of Dumont Dunes in conjunction with the BLM Barstow Field Office are pleased to announce our 1st Annual Treasure Trunk or Treat! This is a huge effort to provide a safe and exciting trick or treat experience for all of the kids (and us big kids too!) during this Halloween season opener! Don't be shy! Get your costumes on, your OHVs decorated for display and don't forget to bring your own candy to pass out to the kiddos enjoying this event! You may end up winning one of the 5 different awards! Please help Friends of Dumont Dunes spread the word. Hope to see you all and make this a great turnout Saturday night of Halloween Weekend!
  2. Saturday Sept 23 Dune Report

    Perfect day out at Dumont today. There was only about a dozen people there.
  3. Dumont Dunes 2017/2018 Season Passes Available

    The passes for new 2017/2018 Dumont season are now available through the BLM! The prices are the same as last year as well as the holiday/ non-holiday pass options. If you plan to go out several times this season, save yourself the headache and purchase one now. Passes are available through the Barstow BLM by phone (760-252-6000) or you can purchase one from an off-site vendor (pending availability). Check with the vendors first. Some places get theirs in later than others. weekly$30 for a weekly pass for any non-holiday week$40 for a weekly pass that includes a holiday weekendseason$90 for a season pass with holiday black-out dates$120 for a season pass that includes holidays A Holiday Pass Is Required on These DatesOct 24 thru Oct 30, 2017 (Halloween)Nov 21 thru Nov 27, 2017 (Thanksgiving)Dec 25, 2017 thru Jan 2, 2018 (New Years)Jan 9 thru Jan 15, 2018 (MLK)Feb 13 thru Feb 19, 2018 (President's Day) Where to Buy Note: Season passes are not available online or from the on-site machines at Dumont. Some vendors have had them available at vendor row on busy holiday weekends in the past, but availability isn't guaranteed. It is best to purchase your pass ahead of time from an off-site vendor or the BLM directly. Barstow BLM Call and order by phone 760-252-6000 or in person at BLM Barstow Field Office , 2601 Barstow Road, Barstow, CA 92311 Season Pass Vendors Las Vegas Johnnie Walker RV, 4784 Boulder Highway, Las Vegas, NV. 89121 Phone....702-436-2495 Carter PowerSports, 6775 South Decatur BLVD, Las Vegas, NV. 89118, Phone..702 795-2000 Baker, CA K&Y Country Store (76 station across from Mad Greek in Baker) 72129 Baker Blvd, Baker, CA 92309 Phone 760-733-4252 Grewal Travel Center (76 Baker Travel Plaza), 72363 Baker Blvd., Baker, CA. 92309 Phone 760-733-4505 Valero Service Station, 71808 Baker Blvd., Baker, CA. 92309 Phone 760-733-4542 Pahrump, NV Parker Kawasaki, 1201 S. Hwy 160, Pahrump, NV. 89048 Phone 775-537-6686 Doghouserepair, 1371 W. Basin Ave., Pahrump, NV. 89060 775-727-9344 www.doghouserepair.com/events/dumont Shoshone, CA Shoshone General Store, Highway 127, Shoshone, CA. 92384, Phone 760-852-4224 The fine print You need a pass for each vehicle driven into the dunes. You do not need passes for your trailer and green sticker vehicles in your truck or trailer, but only for the primary vehicle you drive in with when you enter and exit. All passes must display your last name and the license plate number of your vehicle. Passes can not be given to someone else. Passes may be taken from you by BLM employees if you violate a rule at the dunes. FEE MACHINES WILL ONLY SELL WEEKLY PASSES. ALL ANNUAL PASSES MUST BE BOUGHT OFF-SITE.
  4. A Little Rain At Dumont Dunes Today

    The Amargosa River is flowing in July!
  5. President's Weekend 2018

    President's Weekend 2018 President'ts Day is Monday, Feb 19th More info will be posted as it becomes available for the Jeep Drags and Hill Climbs
  6. MLK Weekend 2018

    MLK Weekend 2018 MLK Jr Day is Monday, Jan 15th
  7. New Years Weekend 2017-2018

    New Years Weekend New Years Day is Monday, Jan 1st
  8. Thanksgiving Weekend 2017

    Thanksgiving Weekend 2017 Thanksgiving Day is Thurs, Nov. 23rd
  9. Halloween Weekend 2017

    Halloween lands on a Tuesday this year. As per tradition, Halloween weekend will still be the last weekend in October (28-29) and trick-or-treating will be on Saturday night.
  10. It's Friday And Its A Beautiful Day

    The W blew for a little bit this morning but now it's calm, warm and gorgeous out. The sand is looking nice. More to come later...
  11. Polaris has issued another recall involving the RZRs. According the the recall, "The vehicle engine can misfire and the temperatures of the exhaust and nearby components can get too hot and cause the components to melt, and/or a contaminated brake master cylinder may cause unintended brake drag, posing burn and fire hazards." Check your VIN Check to see if this, or other. recalls are open on your vehicle. Enter your VIN here, http://www.polaris.com/en-us/rider-support/off-road-recalls Info from Polaris Press Release http://www.polaris.com/en-us/company/article/polaris-recalls-rzr-and-general-recreational-off-highway-vehicles-due-to-burn-and-fire-hazards Recall Date: February X, 2017 https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Polaris-Recalls-RZR-and-GENERAL-Recreational-Off-Highway-Vehicles Recall Number: 17-DRAFT Polaris Recalls RZR and GENERAL Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Burn and Fire Hazards Recall Summary Name of Product: Polaris recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) Hazard: The vehicle engine can misfire and the temperatures of the exhaust and nearby components can get too hot and cause the components to melt, and/or a contaminated brake master cylinder may cause unintended brake drag, posing burn and fire hazards. Remedy: Repair Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact Polaris for a free repair. Polaris is contacting all known purchasers directly, and consumers can check their VIN on the Polaris website. Consumer Contact: Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.polaris.com and click on “Off-Road Safety Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information. In addition, check your vehicle identification number (VIN) on the “Product Safety Recalls” page to see if your vehicle is included in any recalls. Recall Details Units: About 13,500 (The RZR Turbo and RZR 900 and 1000 have previously been recalled.) Description: This recall involves model year 2016 and 2017 RZR 900, 1000, Turbo and GENERAL 1000 recreational off-road vehicles (ROVs). “Polaris” is printed on the front grill and “RZR” or “GENERAL” is printed on the side of the rear cargo area. The ROVs were sold in various colors. The following models are included in the recall. Model Year Model Number Model 2016 R16RGE99A7 POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS INDY RED 2016 R16RGE99AE POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS DELUXE ORANGEBURST 2016 R16RGE99AV POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS VELOCITY BLUE LE 2017 R17RGE99A7 POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS INDY RED 2017 R17RGE99A9 POLARIS GEN 1000 EPS HUNTER ED CAMO 2017 R17RGE99AM POLARIS GEN 1000 EPS DXE TITANMATTEMETAL 2017 R17RGE99AW POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS WHITE LIGHTNING 2017 R17RHE99AU POLARIS GENERAL 4 1000 EPS SILVER PEARL 2016 Z16VAA87A2 RZR 900 WHITE LIGHTNING 2016 Z16VAE87AL RZR 900 EPS TRAIL STEALTH BLACK Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received 14 reports of vehicles catching fire related to the brake master cylinder and one report of fire and two reports of melting vehicle components related to an engine misfire. No injuries have been reported. Sold at: Polaris dealers nationwide from August 2015 through February 2017 for between $12,800 and $24,000. Importer: Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn. Distributor: Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn. Manufactured in: Mexico and U.S. Photos Photo 1: 2016 POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS INDY RED Photo 2: 2016 POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS VELOCITY BLUE LE Photo 3: 2016 RZR S 1000 EPS BLACK PEARL Photo 4: 2016 RZR S 1000 EPS MATTE WHITE LIGHTNING Photo 5: 2016 RZR 900 WHITE LIGHTNING Photo 6: 2016 RZR XP 1000 EPS TITANIUM MATTE METALLIC Photo 7: 2016 RZR XP 4 TURBO EPS MATTE SUNSET RED Photo 8: 2016 GENERAL 1000 EPS DELUXE ORANGEBURST Photo 9: 2017 RZR 900 EPS BLACK PEARL Photo 10: 2017 RZR S 900 EPS VELOCITY BLUE Photo 11: 2017 RZR XP 1000 EPS BOULDERS ED MATTE GOLD About U.S. CPSC: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission. For more lifesaving information, follow us on Facebook, Instagram @USCPSC and Twitter @USCPSC or sign up to receive our e-mail alerts. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at 800-638-2772 or teletypewriter at 301-595-7054 for the hearing impaired. CPSC Consumer Information Hotline Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall: 800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054) Times: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products. Media Contact Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests. Phone: 301-504-7908 Spanish: 301-504-7800
  12. Friday Afternoon Dune Report

    According to @agphd's pics that he sent us, conditions look like they are back to awesome out at Dumont! These pics were taken Thurs night.
  13. 15th Annual Dumont Dunes Cleanup

    It's that time of year again. Time to give back to the place we all love. Friends of El Mirage and the Barstow BLM invite you to the 15th Annual Dumont Dunes Cleanup March 18th, 2017. Round up your dune buddies and make a weekend out of it. Come lend a hand and help keep Dumont nice and clean, the way we all like it. Cleanup will begin at 8:00 AM and there will be a BLM/ Sub-group meeting open to the public. Lunch will be provided for all cleanup volunteers and will get a free entrance to Dumont Dunes that weekend. You must show your wristband upon exiting the dunes. Where: Dumont Dunes Visitor Center When: March 18, 2017. Check in at 8:00 AM Forum Discuission
  14. Saturday Morning Clouds & Fog

    It's a damp morning at Dumont with some low lying clouds and fog hanging over the dunes.