Spring is approaching fast, and we are just as excited as you to begin the camping season. Consider visiting one of Nevada’s most popular destinations, Sand Mountain, sure to excite your whole family. Our team at Louie’s Hardware wants to help you prepare for your next trip by telling you everything there is to know about this popular recreation site.
Sand Mountain is the largest sand dune in the state of Nevada and welcomes over 50,000 visitors each year. While on your way to the site, there are a ton of historical markers to visit, making the loneliest highway a little more intriguing. So whether you're a resident of Nevada or just looking for your next adventure, add Sand Mountain recreation area to your itinerary during your next RV camping trip.
People come from all over the United States to ride ATVs, motorcycles, sand rails, dune buggies, and more during their visit to Sand Mountain. Sand sailing is also an adventurous activity for visitors to try while enjoying their next RV camping trip.
Daredevils take delight in the competitive hill but remember there are other activities for you to enjoy when visiting Sand Mountain. Hiking is a great way to appreciate the landscape and transport yourself to a world unknown. Furthermore, don’t be discouraged if you're not interested in off-roading. Take your RV or trailer out to the site and enjoy camping in an area that isolates you from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
Most people enjoy camping at the base of the dune when camping at Sand Mountain recreation area. It is important to know that Sand Mountain doesn’t offer water, so be sure to stock up before you get there. The summer’s average temperature normally does not pass 80 degrees, but the surface temperature can soar, reaching temperatures over 100 degrees. For this reason, be sure to bring lots of water and food so you don’t have to end your trip early. Plus there are only a limited amount of toilets so bringing an RV or trailer when camping adds convenience when visiting this site.
A lot can happen out in the dunes, both good and bad. If you’re traveling through the Fallon and Dayton area near Sand Mountain and happen to break down, let our team at Louie’s ACE Home Center help. We are less than 50 miles away from the recreation site so we are ready to supply your needs anytime during your visit.
Louie's ACE Home Center is closest to Sand Mountain and has the largest selection of trailer and RV supplies. We carry repair lights, replacement septic, freshwater lines, faucets, toilets, and other common repair products for RVs. From putty tape to patch up pesky holes, or roof repair kits to keep solar panels clean and productive, our store can make any project seem small.
Our team is full of hardworking, knowledgeable people who enjoy helping our customers find the right supplies, learn new things, and finish projects. We take pride in being Fallon and Dayton’s neighborhood hometown supplier for equipment and tools, services, or hardware rentals. Contact us now to learn more about how the team at Louie’s ACE Home Center can enhance your RV camping experience.
The Reno Tahoe area has had one of the most extreme winters that we have had in years. With a flurry of winter storms, it has become even more important to winterize your car and prepare for emergencies. If you end up stuck in a storm, slid off the road, or in an accident, you may end up stranded in severe temperatures. In these situations, it’s important to prepare beforehand with the proper emergency car kit.
At Louie’s Ace Hardware, we carry all the essentials that you need to create an emergency kit for your car. Here’s the items we recommend carrying for winter safety in case you get stuck in a blizzard.
This is the basic kit that we recommend having in your car year-round. These essentials also serve in cold weather too. If you need to replenish your safety kit, it’s a good idea to do this before heading out into any kind of severe weather.
In addition to your basics, we also recommend having a cold weather bag, specifically stocked with emergency items needed in a blizzard. Here’s some items that you should keep in your vehicle this winter:
In the case of an emergency, you may not be able to access all areas of your car. Keeping your glove box stocked with safety items can give you quicker access to a few basics.
In case you must exit your car or walk to get help, it’s important to have proper winter clothing and layers that can keep you warm in freezing temperatures.
We hope this check-list helps you prepare for winter storms. Stop by Louie’s for all your winterizing needs. We’d love to help you put together your next emergency kit and choose the right items for your vehicle.