Hey Gate Volunteer, Thanks for considering volunteering with us. It'll be the hardest job you've ever loved. Please remember that even though you're helping out. It takes a special kind of person to be Gate. One who not just survives, but thrives, in the midst of white-outs, who keeps an even keel when things get crazy or. Plan your arrival so that you show up at the Gate after opening. We cannot allow people who show up early to wait in town or on the sides of the highway. Your browser is ancient! In our current configuration, the ONLY THING that can make the wait shorter is to have fewer vehicles leave BRC at the same time i. What do I need? Drive slowly and safely, and be considerate of others. Arriving at Burning Man. You can get cited by law enforcement for having an open container in your vehicle, even if the driver is not the one drinking. Can I run and get my ticket at Will Call while the rest of my crew waits in line? Folks intending to go Highway North toward Cedarville, Oregon and Washington still have to use Highway 34 like everyone else. Favorite Shape - 's in the dust. Gate Managers Exit Wound Gate Operations Manager Sometimes you just gotta wonder Contrary to a common rumor, the Black Hole is not the nickname of a porta-potty in Gate Camp. All too often people who end up at the Gate without money to buy tickets will end up trying to sneak in or will start to suffer from dehydration or worse. If you are arriving before Will Call opens which is Wednesday pre-event at noon you MUST have a physical ticket in hand. Snacks and stuff to munch on Hat: Sir Bill Sir Bill has been a Burner since when he spontaneously decided to attend Burning Man, back when you could buy a ticket at the gate. Hopefully the stuff below will help ya out They have worked perimeter shifts, exodus and gate shifts but have spent most of their time in the lanes and D-lot. July 22, at 5: If you are not sure about working Gate, you are welcome to sign up to work a shift or two in order to "try it out" first and see if the fit is good. Upon reaching the Gate your tickets will be torn and your car searched. Maybe next year we will print a billboard with the image of one dragon free the terrible burning man gate that occurred on Highway after the event, as a graphic reminder to those who would risk everything to get to Reno 10 seconds earlier. There is no benefit to the system in letting them out before anyone else, because they have to share Highway 34 with the rest of the traffic once off-playa if only to Gerlach, but still the same road. They issue these credentials. What can be done about all of the dangerous lane passing on the highway? So no, we were not partying.