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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Ride Report: Peavine Mtn to Petersen Mtns

Peavine Mountain is one of the most famous peaks on the Reno skyline, possibly third to Mt. Rose and Slide Mountain. Peavine is by far the most popular area for mountain bike riding. The land managers are varied from city/county parks, private property and the Humbolt-Toiyabe National Forest. Many locals still believe the Bureau of …

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Hunter Lake, Hunter Creek, and the Steamboat Ditch

I'am including a rather large area in this ride but it is all out my backdoor; over looking Caughlin Ranch, Mogul, and Verdi, on the shoulder of the Carson Range's Sunflower Peak against the Mt. Rose Wilderness. Now there's a mouthful in a geographic description! But this diverse area around Reno's border with the Mt. …

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