This was a defining trip for an infant
Gigsville. For many of us this was a trip where we found "Our
Voice." Now, certainly many of us had been involved in jackassery
for years...from Burning Man to other various excursions, but
this time we were just starting to come together as a community.
Amboy crater is a remote dead volcano in Death Valley, California
and was naturally the perfect location to live out our artfully
dangerous deeds far from the eyes of the world...and as it turned
out...from their help as well.
The trip was beset with mishap from
the beginning. Before we even got to the crater my left rear tire
exploded on Rt. 10 nearly getting us killed. Throughout the night
similar forces came to visit us in the form of burns, Trey inhaling
fuel, XTC nearly passing out and ultimately Trey's vehicle bottoming
out on the way out...which thwarted our plans of escaping before
the temperatures reached the 130 mark.
In other words...it was a