Sequoia National Forest report

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

  1. theGrinch

    theGrinch SNF Dream Riders

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    Yes it was a great weekend in KM thanks for coming Perry always fun riding with you.

    Post up them pics.

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  2. pcvance

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    Sunday I rode solo simply because everyone else had to go home Saturday afternoon... I stayed the night at the ADV camp Klammer, woke up at 5:00 am, loaded up the bike and headed west toward the high country find some new (to me) trails...and this is what I found...:clap

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    the cabin on Trout Creek
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    Haha, this is the exact spot where browneye dropped the Husky...on friday.
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    this is a nice high sierra rock garden
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    this is a great trail
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    I finally made it to the top, 9350'
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    I stuck my front wheel in the berm here and was quickly thrown off the bike.:lol3
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    no harm done though:rofl
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    Little Trout creek is near the end of the trail, Domeland Wilderness boundry is not far.
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    on the way back I took a nap under this nice Foxtail pine.
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    dumb dog pic :rofl
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    Domerock panorama view from elefant knoll to needle rocks
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    Just another day in paradise...:clap
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    Ahh, the green hill, who want's to ride?
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  3. Kali Trailrider

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    Domerock panorama view from elefant knoll to needle rocks
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    Great pictures and RR Perry..!!

    I have also been here "Dome rock" and I think it's called "The Needles" you can see the pointed rocks in the distance.
    Kobe and I hiked out on the trail to the fire lookout once...I think it was a two mile hike but the view was awesome.
    We were on our way to "The trail of a hundred giants". You can only see this from KM on one trail.

    RINCON..!! Coming down Cedar canyon and no one ever wants to ride it with me...
    When I say lets ride Rincon thay look at me like I have lost my mind..!! :loco

    If you look closely from Dome rock you can see Rincon trail coming down Cedar Canyon.

    Very few have seen the view from cedar canyon looking toward the Greenhorn mtns. But its awesome..!!
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  4. JPaccassi

    JPaccassi ...searching

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    Nice pics Perry, looks like you had fun! I'm 99% in for the Aug 24-26 KM ride:clap I've been waiting for something to come up on a weekend that I don't have my son:D

    JP
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  5. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    I'm not man enough for Rincon but one day I really want to do it.
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  6. Kali Trailrider

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    If you ever wondered what Rincon trail is like...

    These are perfect pictures of the mountain you would be coming down.
    The trail drops 4000' feet in about two miles on narrow single track.
    And that is the easy part because when you get to the bottom.
    It is another maybe 8 or 10 miles of rocky sandy river crossing back and forth from ridge to ridge.
    Oh and it's usally about 100 degrees at this lower elevation.

    But after a ride like this you never forget it....If you survive it. :lol3

    Edit : Page 3 Perry's pictures from "Dome Rock" with "The Needles" in it...
    Rincon trail is on the right of the picture... The cedar canyon part of the trail coming down the mountain
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  7. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    Yeah, I've "read" the trail from the map and spotted it here and there from my Jeep. I think I need to, oh I dunno, actually get some unpaved experience first. Maybe even use a bike that isn't about 370 pounds ;)
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  8. RAZR

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

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  9. pcvance

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    Hey JP, that's good you can make M1jeeps KM ride this year, Josh is in too, that makes three of us from CVDR. Cool... Anyone else?
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  10. HAPPYTRAILSINC

    HAPPYTRAILSINC single track rider

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    JERRY, you'll never :ear us say :hmmmmm to riding the rincon:lol3:lol3
    we rode the lower part last year: much shorter:cry and easier than some have made it out to be:lol3
    now we gotta go do the upper section:ricky or the whole cannell-roncon loop:gdog:muuttwhen it gets cooler, let plan it when we go do windrats full moon ride in sept:lol3
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  11. trailtrick

    trailtrick goat trail rider

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    Rincon and cedar are wide open trails this days , The first time i drop down cedar and rode the upper part o rincon was hard the see the trail in the top , we folow wath we think was the trail and half way down we founfd the actual trail , full overgrown and tons o tree's, same with rincon spend the night on the trail because was no trtail the ride and that take tons o time , couple years later we found the USFS want to close it so we went and clear the trail and fix all the issues they sem to have Dave(lonewolf ) and myself have over 600 volunteer hours each o trail work in 2 years period and the trail was finish with the help o ktmtalk members in 2003 ,wen we re route the switch backs in the south part o the trail before packsadle cave, that same year we fix the swicht back right pass salmon creek bridge and since theme the trail only need brush and tree clear, 2 years ago stewards o the sequoias clean it and re adopt it because they can .we never got a single phone call asking iff we want to help or anything , but that is SOS , they think the have to have their nose everywear.
    Soon the piutes maps be relese and all the good trails there be destroy also .
    At least no many riders ride the domeland area .Is the only part unmolested in the southern sierras

    that is a little be the history and why the trail still there.
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  12. pcvance

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    That is a great story Javier on the history of the Rincon/Cedar canyon trails. Thanks for all you're trail work up there! It's nice to have these trails close to home...By the way the suspension on the KTM 525 is still working great! And I pound on it alot, over 120 hours since you "trailtricked it".
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  13. pcvance

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    Dave,
    I'll meet you up there if its on a weekend, send me a PM.
    Perry
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  14. pinocono

    pinocono Fucking Pirate

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    Thanks Perry, but plans have changed since I posted that. I am going to try to make KM at the end of Aug.

    Dave
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  15. pcvance

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    Ok Dave,
    See ya at KM in August...
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  16. pcvance

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    Pm me if interested...8:00 AM till dark.

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  17. sam_wilson

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    Downt noo wath yous saein, try SPELL CHECK ! it really does work.
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  18. Windrat

    Windrat just a poser

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    Just look at the pictures and dream about a little ride with TT
    Its not eazy being a noob
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  19. pcvance

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    Yeah, good luck keeping up with Javi on his goat trail rides...:lol3 and his spelling is just fine, got every word.(South American English):rofl

    I went for a solo ride yesterday in Sequoia NF , did 117 miles of mixed single track, FS road and slab, RR and pics coming soon.
    The weather and trail conditions were awesome, a little bit of rain for dust control, and the cloud cover kept the temps down...

    Perry
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  20. Kali Trailrider

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    I went for a solo ride yesterday in Sequoia NF , did 117 miles of mixed single track, FS road and slab, RR and pics coming soon.
    The weather and trail conditions were awesome, a little bit of rain for dust control, and the cloud cover kept the temps down...

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    Wow Perry..!!
    It must be nice having some of the best riding in Cali so close to home..!! :ricky

    I think it was about 104 degrees at my house Sunday...
    My wife and I hit Costco and then spent the rest of the afternoon in the pool with the kids.

    Looking forward to the pictures..
    And maybe someday soon spending a couple of days exploring the Greenhorns with you..!!
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