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21 Sep 2014 06:37 pm    Category: Truckee Meadows    

Steamboat Ditch

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The King Fire smoke cleared enough for an exercise walk along the Steamboat Ditch trail.

 

Statistics:
5.10 mi (1.81 mi uphill, 1.60 mi downhill, 1.69 mi flat)
50 ft total ascent (50 ft descent) – 5.3 % uphill grade, 28.5 % downhill grade
1:45:23 total time (1:41:05 moving, 0:04:18 stopped)
0:19:47 pace (3.0 mph average speed, 3.8 mph max speed)
1.5 difficulty, 3.0 effort

 

31 Aug 2014 08:16 pm    Category: Truckee Meadows    

East Keystone Poedunk Loop

Labor Day weekend hike on Peavine Peak. On ascent followed new Poedunk Trail, the returned via the Evans Canyon tunnel under McCarran Blvd and Rancho San Rafael Park. Photo above: harvesting the pasture/dog run area in the park, in preparation for the Reno Balloon Race next weekend.

Statistics:

6.55 mi (2.89 mi uphill, 3.01 mi downhill, 0.63 mi flat)
1172 ft total ascent (1072 ft descent) – 9.2 % uphill grade, 17.4 % downhill grade
2:31:11 total time (2:22:32 moving, 0:08:39 stopped)
0:21:45 pace (2.8 mph average speed, 14.2 mph max speed)
5.6 difficulty, 11.7 effort

04 May 2014 06:08 pm    Category: Truckee Meadows    

Hunter Creek Falls

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Nice hike on the Hunter Creek Trail in the Mt. Rose Wilderness bordering southwest Reno to the falls. This was two weeks before the 750-acre Hunter Falls wildfire, which fortunately spared the trail and falls area but burned higher up in the canyon.

 

Statistics:
6.07 mi (2.74 mi uphill, 2.75 mi downhill, 0.53 mi flat)
1200 ft total ascent – 14.8 % uphill grade, 30.5 % downhill grade
4:01:59 total time (3:14:48 moving, 0:47:11 stopped)
0:32:04 pace (1.9 mph average speed, 6.3 mph max speed)
11.8 difficulty, 21.4 efffort

 

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