13-Apr-2010 -- I had first attempted this confluence in 1999, but made the mistake then of approaching it from the East, starting from the Blythe-Rice road.
Unfortunately I found that that approach would have required an excessively long hike, so I gave up.
For the more than 10 years since, this failure has been gnawing at me, and I was determined to make amends.
Fortunately, in the intervening years the invention of Google Earth - plus reports from successful visitors - made it clear that the best way to approach this confluence point is from the north.
From CA highway 62, I took the dirt road at [34.095653,-115.039037], and headed Southwards towards the confluence point.
Just past an aqueduct - 5 miles from the confluence point - the road narrows and gets very sandy.
My 4WD vehicle might have been able to make it the rest of the way,
but I was still freaked out from getting stuck in the middle of nowhere at [40,-116] a year ago.
Also, starting about a mile South of the aqueduct the road enters a Wilderness area that is - by law - closed to motor vehicles.
If I had gotten stuck there and needed to be pulled out, I could be facing a hefty fine.
So, I drove up and parked behind the Wilderness area sign, and hiked the rest of the way: About 4 miles each way.
Fortunately, it was a mild Spring day, with temperatures in the mid-60s Fahrenheit; perfect for hiking.
Most of the hike was over flat, sandy terrain.
However, near the confluence point, the terrain changed slightly, becoming rocky and gently sloping.
A rock cairn (grr!) markes the confluence point.
There's also a wooden post in the ground nearby (about 200 feet from the WGS84 confluence point).