Wish List - Rivian Adventure Network (RAN) locations

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Thought I'd try and create a thread for those that would like to see a 'RAN' Fast (min 150kW) Charger on one of their regular routes. Maybe Rivian will take a look and try to accommodate our wishes. Once we get an early glimpse of where they are installing chargers it should be easier to decide if you want (or need) to order the larger battery.

I'd ask members to add no more than five RAN charging locations they would like to see. Please check ABRP and Plugshare.com to confirm there are not any in the locations you are requesting.

Home location:
- SF Bay area

To:
- Los Angeles
- Death Valley
- Riddgecrest/Mojave

Desired Charging Station location:
- Kettleman City/Lost Hills (I-5)
- Ridgecrest/Inyokern (Highway 178) - Destination charger at Hotel
- Panamint Springs/Death Valley (Highway 190)
- Yosemite (Highway 120)
- Lone Pine (Highway 395)





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Since there are no current fast chargers on the main road system in Alaska I want them between Valdez and Anchorage, Valdez and Fairbanks, Fairbanks and Anchorage and Anchorage and Homer. :CWL:
 

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Fantastic idea for a thread, thanks @RivianXpress !

We take road trips across the mountain west, and one of my biggest concerns with the R1S is the inability to get to the places we want to go because of lack of charging. The R1S was never going to have the max battery, now it might get something in between the large and max (would that be the "lax"? surely not . . . "marge" doesn't work either) battery. But in the absence of any info about what that larger battery is (and the cost) for the R1S, the other knob to turn is to add more charging stations!

Really tough to limit the list to 5 locations.

Somewhere near the Great Sand Dunes National Park.
South central CO is pretty sparse, as is
Northwest CO and neighboring eastern Utah

Can I name entire states as the other destinations? Cheating I know, but it would be great to get charging stations distributed across Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho.

Will have to think on this more and post specific destinations.
 

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Fort Bragg/Mendocino area (really anything north of Santa Rosa, very limited right now)
Yosemite (can trickle charge at the campsite, but would be nice at the top)

I'm really hoping they don't stick too many in bigger cities, would like to have more options to charge someplace peaceful :fingerscrossed:
 

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Thought I'd try and create a thread for those that would like to see a 'RAN' Fast (min 150kW) Charger on one of their regular routes. Maybe Rivian will take a look and try to accommodate our wishes. Once we get an early glimpse of where they are installing chargers it should be easier to decide if you want (or need) to order the larger battery.

I'd ask members to add no more than five RAN charging locations they would like to see. Please check ABRP and Plugshare.com to confirm there are not any in the locations you are requesting.

Home location:
- SF Bay area

To:
- Los Angeles
- Death Valley
- Riddgecrest/Mojave

Desired Charging Station location:
- Kettleman City/Lost Hills (I-5)
- Ridgecrest/Inyokern (Highway 178) - Destination charger at Hotel
- Panamint Springs/Death Valley (Highway 190)
- Yosemite (Highway 120)
- Lone Pine (Highway 395)
i'll go for Pittsburgh to Cleveland, Columbus, Cincy, Indy
- Cleveland/Toledo/Detroit too
 

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I'm really hoping they don't stick too many in bigger cities, would like to have more options to charge someplace peaceful :fingerscrossed:
At least initially, I think it will make more sense for them to extend charging coverage to places where it does not currently exist.
 

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I'll go for a few spots up north in Minnesota. Duluth, Grand Marais, Ely, Grand Rapids...and a location halfway between Minneapolis and my in-laws...Cedar Rapids, IA.😃
 

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We’re up north, so that dictates this list.

Current route needing charging infrastructure: Duluth, MN to Seattle, WA. Drive it every summer.

Additional dream: same route, but covering HWY 2 (also gorgeous drive and sweet photo ops for the PR team) gets us to Glacier

Specific parks we visit that should have them: Olympic National Park, Mt. Rainier, Teddy Roosevelt, Glacier, Yellowstone, Apostle Island Lake Shore

Specific cities if Rivian wants to jump on it (this is the barebones to get the northern routes covered mixing Rivian and EA for fast charging) :
I90- Fargo, ND, Dickinson, ND, Miles City, MT, Billings MT
HWY 2 addition: Havre, MT
 

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We’re up north, so that dictates this list.

Current route needing charging infrastructure: Duluth, MN to Seattle, WA. Drive it every summer.

Additional dream: same route, but covering HWY 2 (also gorgeous drive and sweet photo ops for the PR team) gets us to Glacier

Specific parks we visit that should have them: Olympic National Park, Mt. Rainier, Teddy Roosevelt, Glacier, Yellowstone, Apostle Island Lake Shore

Specific cities if Rivian wants to jump on it (this is the barebones to get the northern routes covered mixing Rivian and EA for fast charging) :
I90- Fargo, ND, Dickinson, ND, Miles City, MT, Billings MT
HWY 2 addition: Havre, MT
We're sitting in a hotel room in Tacoma having just made that drive! Turning around and heading back later today (college pickup). Would love to see those routes covered.
 

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These are all the places I'd like to see a fast charger so that I can tow my trailer with the R1S.
Can't agree more. Gave this suggestion to EA for their phase 3. Kingman going on line soon but for me these are a must.
 

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We're sitting in a hotel room in Tacoma having just made that drive! Turning around and heading back later today (college pickup). Would love to see those routes covered.
Welcome to the neighborhood!
 

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Can't agree more. Gave this suggestion to EA for their phase 3. Kingman going on line soon but for me these are a must.
Add Lake Havasu, AZ, I have a boat.
 

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