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Old 06-25-2014, 12:19 PM   #1
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Default Trail Run: Stag Point, Cleghorn, or Snake Lake

Okay, since there has been some interest, I'm posting three alternatives for the next trail run: stag point, cleghorn bar, or snake lake. Both stag and cleghorn access a portion of the middle fork feather river, while snake lake is obviously on snake lake. All three are in the plumas nf. Unfortunately, since most of the trails in eldorado nf are closed, and therefore most of the trails closest to sacramento are closed, these three trails are about 3 hours from sac. The closest and easiest trail is stag, with most of the trail getting an "easy" or "moderate" rating. The next furthest is cleghorn, which has one small section rated "difficult." the next furthest is snake, which is also the most difficult, but based upon the pictures, appears the most scenic.

Since the trails are in the plumas nf, they should not be subject to the other trail closures. I've done a couple searches and can't find any suggestion that they are closed. If folks want, I can call the plumas nf and ask, which is probably best.

I'm willing to do any of the three, but rather than choose for myself, let's see who is interested in which trail and make a decision from there. I'm thinking just a weekend trip. Leave Saturday morning, get to the trail, drive in, sleep, then drive out on Sunday.

As of right now, I can do the weekend of July 12 or July 26. Please post up in interested!

I've attached pages from a book that describe each trail.
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Old 06-25-2014, 12:20 PM   #2
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Default Re: Trail Run: Stag Point, Cleghorn, or Snake Lake

Let's try to get this scheduled in a week or two.
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Old 06-26-2014, 01:40 PM   #3
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Default Re: Trail Run: Stag Point, Cleghorn, or Snake Lake

I'm up for the 26th wherever. As long as my 4cyl turd can get me up the hills and the spool doesn't wear out my rear tires before I get there I'll be gtg. Preference would be snake lake as it sounds like the hardest...
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Old 06-26-2014, 09:31 PM   #4
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Default Re: Trail Run: Stag Point, Cleghorn, or Snake Lake

I told you to drop the spool. I know moneys tight.

I'm open for the 26th. Jennifer and I will be going.

II'm working on my steering this week. Hope to have it up and running soon. Provide the seal kit has all the parts
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Old 06-27-2014, 08:15 AM   #5
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Default Re: Trail Run: Stag Point, Cleghorn, or Snake Lake

Me and randy p. Have ran snake lake. Awesome views and a good trail too.
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Old 06-27-2014, 11:44 AM   #6
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Default Re: Trail Run: Stag Point, Cleghorn, or Snake Lake

I googled it and if folks take I-80 to 49, then snake lake is a 2.5 hour drive from sac.
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Old 06-27-2014, 12:34 PM   #7
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Default Re: Trail Run: Stag Point, Cleghorn, or Snake Lake

The 26th works for me.

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me and randy p. Have ran snake lake. Awesome views and a good trail too.
Wasn't that the trail that was crazy steep that you told us about? Remember seeing pictures somewhere.
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