Fransen Peak & Bamber Mountain Radar Dome Ride – 2020

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There's plenty of parking on the summit of Fransen Peak, and the old lookout tower is still there.

There’s plenty of parking on the summit of Fransen Peak, and the old lookout tower is still there.

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The views of the Curlew area are gorgeous!

The views of the Curlew area are gorgeous!

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Fransen Peak road is open to OHVs.

Fransen Peak road is open to OHVs.

Entering the old USAF Radar Dome site near Bamber Mountain - this route requires a USFS permit.

Entering the old USAF Radar Dome site near Bamber Mountain – this route requires a USFS permit.

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There's plenty of parking at the radar dome site - OHVs aren't allowed without a USFS permit, but cars and trucks can access this easily - the roads are quite rutted, however.

There’s plenty of parking at the radar dome site – OHVs aren’t allowed without a USFS permit, but cars and trucks can access this easily – the roads are quite rutted, however.

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This route requires a USFS permit - there are great views at the old USAF radar dome site!

This route requires a USFS permit – there are great views at the old USAF radar dome site!

This route is by USFS permit only and this is the 1st year we’ve done this ride!  Fransen Peak is open to OHVs, but the Radar Dome route isn’t – check your MVUM to find OHV-approved roads in this area.