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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

Geotag Icon GeoLocator for latitude 39.4224815 longitude -120.0343933

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

 

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26 Oct 2014 07:15 pm    Category: Truckee Meadows    

West Keystone Loop

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Loop hike on Peavine Peak from the West Keystone Trailhead. Walked to the Kings Row Trailhead then via the Halo Trail, Crispy Bacon Trail, Bacon Strip Trail, Halo Trail again, then shortcut return down the 4wd road past the Reno “R” mountain monogram. Great single-track trails by the Poedunk trails stewardship group.

Statistics:
8.33 mi (3.94 mi uphill, 3.24 mi downhill, 1.11 mi flat)
950 ft total ascent – 13.0 % uphill grade, 75.9 % downhill grade
3:29:55 total time (3:11:05 moving, 0:18:50 stopped)
0:22:55 pace (2.6 mph average speed, 3.9 mph max speed)
11.8 difficulty, 25.2 effort

Geotag Icon GeoLocator for latitude 39.5495682 longitude -119.8598022

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