01 Feb 2015 06:41 pm    Category: Hiking     

Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway: Farad to Floriston

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Hike on the Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway along the Truckee River and I-80  from Farad to Floriston, California. This section was completed in Summer 2014.

Statistics:
5.60 mi (2.17 mi uphill, 2.19 mi downhill, 1.23 mi flat)
897 ft total ascent (870 ft descent) – 8.4 % uphill grade, 101.7 % downhill grade
1:52:19 total time (1:47:56 moving, 0:04:23 stopped)
0:19:15 pace (3.1 mph average speed, 4.8 mph max speed)
3.6 difficulty, 7.8 effort

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28 Nov 2014 07:43 pm    Category: National Parks &Snowshoeing &Uncategorized     

Emerald Lake

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Snowshoe hike from Bear Lake to Emerald Lake via Nymph Lake and Dream Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Colorado.

3.89 mi (1.85 mi uphill, 1.68 mi downhill, 0.30 mi flat)
800 ft total ascent – 16.4 % uphill grade, 123.3 % downhill grade
2:54:22 total time (2:27:12 moving, 0:27:10 stopped)
0:37:50 pace (1.6 mph average speed)
10.2 difficulty, 18.8 effort

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11 Nov 2014 07:24 pm    Category: Truckee Meadows     

Peavine: Kings Row to Bacon Strip

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Veteran’s day hike on Peavine Mountain mostly on single-track trails from the Kings Row Trailhead to the upper end of the newly-reconstructed Bacon Strip Trail, via the Halo Trail and Crispy Bacon Trail.  Encountered three sets of shooters upon returning back down the same route.

 

Statistics:
8.45 mi (3.81 mi uphill, 3.81 mi downhill, 0.80 mi flat)
1100 ft total ascent  
3:37:02 total time (3:19:50 moving, 0:17:12 stopped)
0:23:37 pace (2.5 mph average speed)
9.8 difficulty, 19.q effort

 

Geotag Icon GeoLocator for latitude 39.5505104 longitude -119.8735580


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