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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Ride Report; Beat the Heat, Beyond Hunter Lake

Riding up to Hunter Lake was an early challenge of mine. The Mount Rose Wilderness looms above Reno in the Carson Range of the northern Sierra Nevada. Interestingly it is split by a grandfathered road so you can take mechanized travel on approved forest service roads through the Mt. Rose Wilderness. This creates great opportunities …

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Peavine Mountain; Reno’s Backdoor source for Backroads

I don't think of backroads when I think of Peavine because it has been a great source of single track ever since the Poedunks have been filling the south eastern quadrant of the mountain with quality trail. But this is not to overshadow the many great forest service and other backroads on Peavine. The most …

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