Planning Arrival After The Gates Open 2015

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Re: Planning Arrival After The Gates Open 2015

Post by burnertron » Fri Aug 14, 2015 4:35 am

So is it safe to say that arriving Monday will be no faster than arriving Sunday? I've got a fellow camper wondering if he'll have an easier time getting in if he waits for the Sunday rush to pass. Does anyone know when the initial gate-opening madness subsides (if ever)? Thx for all the helpful info here.

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Re: Planning Arrival After The Gates Open 2015

Post by chuckularone » Fri Aug 14, 2015 5:50 am

"I don't know" is the only honest answer. If it rains Sunday, Monday will be hell. If it rains Monday, he'll be waiting until Tuesday.

I have to say, your burn starts when the traffic slows down enough to get out of your car and talk to your traffic neighbors. That can happen anywhere along the route after Fernley (Though it gets to be more likely the closer you get.)
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Re: Planning Arrival After The Gates Open 2015

Post by mrchiff » Fri Aug 14, 2015 6:54 am

burnertron wrote: Does anyone know when the initial gate-opening madness subsides (if ever)?
Thursday.

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Re: Planning Arrival After The Gates Open 2015

Post by VultureChow » Fri Aug 14, 2015 7:13 am

Lets go to the charts:
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That's the 2014 Census. So peak entry was Sunday. Monday was less with a second peak on Tuesday that I'm guessing was due to the rain closure.
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Re: Planning Arrival After The Gates Open 2015

Post by pink » Sat Aug 15, 2015 9:36 am

And Monday very few got in because the gate was closed most of the day.
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Re: Planning Arrival After The Gates Open 2015

Post by Leap » Sun Jan 17, 2016 9:12 am

Is there a place to camp or even chill for a few hours north of Gerlach, up 447 or 34?

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Re: Planning Arrival After The Gates Open 2015

Post by Captain Goddammit » Sun Jan 17, 2016 12:07 pm

Absolutely not. Especially at Burning Man time.
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Re: Planning Arrival After The Gates Open 2015

Post by Leap » Sun Jan 17, 2016 12:10 pm

Thank you!

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