Mormon Emigrant Trail and Beyond

  • 26 Aug 2018
  • 8:30 AM
  • "Sly Park, Pollock Pines (Jenkinson Lake) "
Ride:         48-70          Mountainous

Leader:     Carrie Sundahl, 916-802-8128, 2cdsundahl@comcast.net

Description:   
 There are 3 options:

1. Climb Mormon Emigrant Trail (MET) from Jenkinson Lake to top where it Ts into Hwy 88 then turn around and go back to car (48 miles, 5,500, +/-) No food or water on this route.

2. Climb MET to Hwy 88, turn left and ride down to Kit Carson Resort (Silver Lake). Access is just after crossing the dam at Silver Lake. It’s a bit more than ½ mile from the highway. Water is available at the Silver Lake West Campground about 1/10 mile past the dam on the left side of the highway (63.5 miles, 6,797 feet of climbing, +/-).

3. Or you can keep going all the way to Kirkwood on Hwy 88 where there is a deli with great food and water. (70 miles, just under 8,800 feet).


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