2015 – Hwy 191 (Fahrvergnugen Tour) May 2-3

The annual Highway 191 two-day driveout happened on the weekend of May 2,3 this year. The route for the driveout is below.

Day One is the drive south and west through Socorro and Reserve to Safford AZ. This year we decided to run Hwy 191 from north to south. Having never done this before, it was a blast!

Day Two is hair care: wash, rinse, repeat. Having driven the road in both directions now, I don’t know which way is the best. I guess we’ll just have to do it again until we can decide! After another lunch at Ella’s Cafe in Reserve, the afternoon was a nice two-lane journey north into the Malpais through the Narrows and onto the official end of the PCA event in Grants.

While Safford is simply a place to lay our heads overnight, it is known for both the copper mining operations to its north, and having a state prison and a federal correctional facility. For us Porschephiles, the attraction is its steakhouse, the Copper Steer, a place we have eaten at many times before and always enjoy.

Fortunately, as with all PCA events, there were lots of photographers on hand, and here’s a sample of photos from the event in this gallery. Click to view photos.

The entire trip was about 800 miles evenly spread over the two days. Those who participated include Rick Woodcock (996 Carrera), Phil Ganderton (981 Cayman GTS), Bill Muir (993 Carrera 2S), Jim Baca (991 GT3), James Wilson (987.2 Cayman S), Rich Edgington (981 Cayman S), Mike and Margaret Galaviz (in a Cayenne loaner from POA), and Willard and Marsha MenNe (987 Boxster S)