High Roads Project Part 5; FS Road 44017 Climbing to the Toiyabe Crest Trail

August 19, 2019 This road did not make the list of high roads in Nevada. This is not a criticism of “the list”. But this road has been on my radar since I rode the Toiyabe Crest Trail north to south from above Groves Reservoir to the edge of Arc Dome wilderness. I finished this …

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High Roads Project Part 3.1 and 3.2; Mustang Mountain and Mustang Pass, White Mountains

Climbing to the radio tower on Mustang Mtn, looking back to Candalaria Hills July 29, 2019- After visiting Corey Peak I noticed Mustang Mountain (10,160') and Mustang Pass (9,878') were only a “little” further south, and slightly lower on the list of high roads. The two routes were so close together but not linkable on …

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High Roads Project Part 4; Star Peak 9,840’ Humboldt Range

The first rays coming over the Humboldt Range, it's going to be a hot day! August 5, 2019- While I feel fortunate to come across the list of high roads in Nevada by no means is it exhaustive or definitive. Richard Hamilton, a long time adventure buddy of mine said, “You know, there is a …

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High Roads Project Part 2; Corey Peak 10,501′ Wassuk Range

Be a lucky boy on Lucky Boy Pass Looking over the list of highest roads of Nevada I saw White Pine County, Elko County and Mineral County for the highest 6 roads. White Pine and Elko Counties require at least a 4-5 hour drive from Reno but Mineral County is only 3 hours away. Mt …

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Ride Report; Washoe County Road 34, Leadville Rd

Looking back at the start of the ride, Hualapai Flat to Black Rock Desert Leadville Road from the start There are hundreds of miles of gravel roads and jeep trails around and through the Black Rock Desert - High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area (NCA). A bikepacker's paradise. Gerlach is the pedestal for …

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Ride Report; Black Rock Desert to Soldier Meadows Rd

I envision four major routes showcasing The Black Rock Desert - High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area. First is the gravel County Road 34. The road is paved out of Gerlach but turns to dirt to the north at Hualapai Flat. Then it is about 60 miles to Vya. The road runs along …

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