Overnight; Pony Express, Carson Sink Station to Wildcat Freight Station

Mitch Ison rode from Fallon to Carson City at the end of March and shot some inspiring photos. I had ridden from Buckland Station to Sand Mountain in April of 2020, so I thought there could be a great overnight opportunity lurking in those hills. Should you take on Jan Bennett's route from St Joseph, …

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High Basin Pah Rah Petroglyphs; S24O Local Overnight

The more we use our public lands the more we learn about how they are managed and protected for future generations. The Pah Rah Range is a backwards C-shaped range from the Truckee River in the south to Pyramid Lake in the north. Its proximity to Reno/Sparks and established Public Lands Access points makes it …

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Sub-24-Overnight; Swift Industries Solstice Camp Out

A rapid descent into Dog Valley Rarely do I write about a ride I didn't dream-up, plan, and execute. But this was all Jake Francis. Jake is a bee-guy, flower-guy, pollination ecologist, chemical ecologist, and behaviorist. He is one of the smartest scientists I have chatted with. He is a creative DIY-guy from the kitchen …

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Dog Valley Days; What do they mean to you?

Geographic names become funny as you study maps, talk to locals, then confuse them in your own mind. Dog Valley is one of many examples I have encountered in my travels in northern Nevada. When I here people "rode Dog Valley" I first make certain assumptions then I am eager to find out more. I …

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