The Three Essentials

The Three Essentials

What you should have on your person at all times: Goggles, Mask, and Water. Whenever you leave camp, even if it’s just for a few minutes, you should always have these three items on you – you never know when something or someone will compel you to set...
The Environment

The Environment

The main thing that will send you packing home if you are not prepared for it is the environment: The combination of playa, altitude, and weather that you’ll encounter. One year, a freezing dust storm hit on Friday night and overnight, despite people still...
Getting There

Getting There

Begin on I-5 South and Travel to Eugene, OR Time: 4 hours 28 mins Go: 287 mi Total: 287 mi Take exit 188A for OR-58/WILLAMETTE HWY. toward Klamath Falls/Oakridge Go 0.4 mi Total: 288 mi Merge onto OR-58/Willamette Hwy Time: 2 hours 11 mins Go: 86.3 mi Total: 374 mi...
Bicycles

Bicycles

Bicycles Burning Man is a pretty big place, and bicycles are considered a necessity for most Burners. BRC Hardware is not generally equipped for bicycle repair if you don’t have your own spare parts. We do not keep a stock of tubes, tires, chains, or other...

Hygiene & Comfort

Tips and Tricks pertaining to keeping clean and comfortable in Black Rock Desert. Bathing Showering: We often use solar-heated camp showers. Many of us have found it helpful to shower just before the sun goes down, to wash sunscreen and dust off before getting dressed...