Surviving King of The Hammers

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These are some of the tips I've learned as a girl that help me live for weeks at a time in Johnson Valley, Home of King of The Hammers

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I usually buy my wipes but you can make them too. Helps keep you clean between showers!

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spray on conditioner. helps get the tangles out of super dry ratty hair after a trail run!
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Beanies. It gets super cold at night! Cold weather gear is a must!
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Why a Bandana? If there's no wind, it can get pretty dusty! And a fine layer of dust settles onto everything, including your lungs! If it gets really dusty, wearing a bandana "outlaw style" (over your mouth and nose) will help keep some of that dust out of your lungs!

perfect for the desert! They don't spill in the Jeeps when off roading, you don't lose the straw and sand doesn't end up in your drink!
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Hiking Hat is essential if you're spectating. It's the only shade you'll have
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I'm not someone who usually suffers from chapped lips, but Johnson Valley sucks the moisture out of you...Chap Stick is an absolute must!

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Cash. There's no ATMs or credit cards in the desert. If you want food, your RV dumped, or cool King of The Hammers gear...you're going to need cash!
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Visine. Johnson Valley is dry and sandy, the desert is the only place I need Visine.
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Visine. Johnson Valley is dry and sandy, the desert is the only place I need Visine.

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Water! You can lose more than a gallon of water a day even on cooler days in the desert. Bring plenty of water for each person for each day you're there.
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I've seen girls try to wear heels in the desert. It doesn't work! If you're going to be watching any of the rock obstacles, a solid pair of hiking shoes is important! If you're going to be in hammer town sneakers will do just fine.

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Sunscreen. Johnson Valley is at about 3000 feet in elevation. It's the high desert. The air is thinner and there's no cloud cover. You will burn if you don't use sunblock.

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Ear Plugs... there's 240 teams on the lake bed all preparing for races, that means drivers are testing high powered engines well into the night sometimes. If you want a good night's sleep. Bring some ear plugs.

MoroccanOil (Left) or L'Oreal Eversleek (Right) Detangles, keeps hair shiny and ends hydrated in the dry desert.
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My hair is the longest it has ever been - and this is COMPLETELY down to three staple products: 1) Macadamia Natural Oil Deep Repair Masque to deep condition twice a week 2) Tangle Teezer to easily comb through my hair (no more knotted clumps at the base of my neck!) 3) Moroccanoil Hair Serum to help detangle my hair and keep it healthy, shiny & glossy. These products work together to keep my hair manageable and tangle-free...so I don't end up cutting it all off out of frustration! Although…