For Nevada Day weekend, we went on a hiking and car camp trip to the Jones Valley and Babbitt Peak area of the Tahoe National Forest, just west of Reno. The lookout station (above) was closed for the season. A chilly night in Jones Valley. Here are a few photos from the trip.

Photo Album

Track and Profile


8.63 mi (3.96 mi uphill, 4.15 mi downhill, 0.43 mi flat)
~1700 ft total ascent – 11.8 % uphill grade, 68.5 % downhill grade
4:44:20 total time (3:44:50 moving, 0:59:30 stopped)
0:26:02 pace (2.3 mph average speed, 3.8 mph max speed)
11.297 difficulty, 21.594 effort