If you ever wanna wheel Surprise, you got less than a month.
BLM on Feb 15th will institute an emergency closure to
> vehicles access in Surprise Canyon. By May 1, 2001, BLM shall
> locked gate in the vicinity of the South 1/2 section to block vehicle
> to the canyon. As soon as practicable but no later than July 1,
> shall complete public scoping, completion of an NEPA document and
> of the California Desert District Office, issue a decision document.
> decision document shall determine the nature or conditions under
> access, if any, will be allowed. Individual owing private property
> vicinity of Panamint City shall not be subject to the restrictions of
ORC Land Use Section Editor
Vice-Pres. Rock Garden 4 Wheelers, Farmington, NM