Sequoia National Forest report

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by pcvance, Jun 15, 2012.

  1. junglemototours

    junglemototours trailplug

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    How's your ass, ass?
  2. Excndez

    Excndez Girly Adventurer

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    :ear

    Ice axe needed?
  3. junglemototours

    junglemototours trailplug

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    Let's hope not, fresh powder? Extra gas is always good.....
    We were thinking of riding out of JBone but if you're in we could meet at Piute Mtn rd 9am, let me know.
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    I noticed the webcam page has two new cams out of Kernville, cool.
  4. Excndez

    Excndez Girly Adventurer

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  5. junglemototours

    junglemototours trailplug

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    dirtrider guy, you interested 2/1?

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  6. pcvance

    pcvance Walk Verplank

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    January snow in Sequoia, finally!:clap

    John & Ben, have a great ride guys. It's nice over here below sea level.:evil

    We will be riding in Nevada tomorrow.:D
  7. RAZR

    RAZR u may run the risks my friend but I do the cutting

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    I sent a few Washington hardcore singletrack riders to the Sequoias over the weekend and I got a text this morning saying it was some of their favorite riding. ever.
    they were in Death Valley and making their way home, so we handed them a map of the area.
    they plan on coming down this summer to ride the Piutes with us.
    :freaky
  8. pcvance

    pcvance Walk Verplank

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    Yeah, One only needs to refer to the first post of this thread where I said "some of the best riding on the planet" If you like single track and the Gnar, this is the place.:eek1
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  9. HAPPYTRAILSINC

    HAPPYTRAILSINC single track rider

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  10. pcvance

    pcvance Walk Verplank

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    Ok, let's go!
  11. RAZR

    RAZR u may run the risks my friend but I do the cutting

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    they have some gnarly shit in Washington.:deal
    I'll be up there this summer riding with them. stoked. :ricky


    I would love to ride Feb 28-March 2 but I'll be visiting Seattle then. braaaap.
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    catfish Squidicus Adventurous

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    Shhhhh ... don't tell them about the Chronicles of Gnarnia. :wink:

    I'll be up there in late August! :ricky


    I wish I could ride that weekend also, but I'm coaching then so I can ride Baja for 10 days at the end of March! :clap


    Catfish ...
  13. turn_one

    turn_one Been here awhile

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    I'm one of the 3 WA riders that RAZR sent to this gem of a riding area. Sweet Jesus was it amazing...and we only rode it for 1 day. Terrain seemed limitless with the Piutes south and southern Sierras to the north. You guys for sure have it good here. As I told RAZR this is one of the best areas I've ever ridden and despite having just got back from the ass-jarring 29 hr road trip I'd almost be convinced to go back down for some more.

    Luckily we had a tour guide that we met at camp the night before, said he'd been riding the area for 20+ years (Scott or Steve?). Him and his crew took us down Kern River Valley trail for awhile then up something to snow-line, down something that eventually took us to Dutch Flats then home...great ride.

    Nice meeting you and your boys RAZR, looks like a rowdy fun crowd that I hope to ride with soon. Thanks again for the map!
  14. notmybikemodelname

    notmybikemodelname KOTW is a myth!

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    That's a good story, have another one?
    Scott? Happytrails maybe? Rayvon, were you up there?

    I was the other loud mouth with RAZR going over the map with you. So you hit Kern River Valley Trail? Nice choice for a single day. Did you stay on long enough to hit the cliff section with no turnaround that we were mentioning :clap
  15. dzrtracin

    dzrtracin ride'n 2 live

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    They'd know for sure, just about zero room for error, especially the 1 little drop off:freaky
  16. turn_one

    turn_one Been here awhile

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    It was Scott, Bob (73 yrs!), and a few other guys whose names I can't remember. One on a DRZ and the other on a Yamaha that started out the day real pretty.

    I'd guess we did not go to the point of no return on the river trail as none of it we had hit seemed overly consequential...what a nice trail though.

    Single day wasn't near enough for us, could've stayed until the snow cleared...just not in Lake Isabella...that place was weird.

    Nice recommendation on the Kern River Brew Co. They had a IPA (Cittra) that even us NW'ers would be proud of.
  17. turn_one

    turn_one Been here awhile

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    I understand about drop off's...this one from last year in my neck of the woods. It was quite the aerial:

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  18. pcvance

    pcvance Walk Verplank

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    It's raining here in the Valley and snowing up on the mountain. :clap
  19. RAZR

    RAZR u may run the risks my friend but I do the cutting

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    looks like his bike really needed a bath. :lol3

    get your crew down here sometime this Summer or Fall.

    in September we have an annual un-rally called the Freedom Ride. last weekend in September. :deal
  20. RAZR

    RAZR u may run the risks my friend but I do the cutting

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    just received an email from Stewards of the Sequoia and they're having trail maintenance with Roger the trail boss on Saturday Feb 15 and Sunday 16, then again on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23.
    anyone wanna carpool up?
    i could do Feb 16.

    possibly drive up Saturday evening, camp (or motel) then move some trees. :freaky