Ride Report; First Glimpse into the Granite Range

The Granite Range keeps an eye on the Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area Looking forward to 2019, especially the winter months when I have more time to ride, I have proposed to myself to explore the Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area with the goal of …

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Winter Tour II: Lida Junction-Beatty Loop

While my ride from Tonapah to Lida Junction was eye-opening, fantastic, and successful I was a little disappointed I hadn't ridden all the way to Beatty and back. I definitely underestimated the weather, forgot to bring the supplies to keep my electronics charged, on that note I was over reliant on electronic navigation, so mistakes …

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Passage through Lake Range; Three Mile and San Emidio Canyons

I was unsure of this route from the very beginning. The Lake Range is a prominent mountain range along the east shore of Pyramid Lake and creates the backdrop that most visitors appreciate when they visit this gem of northern Nevada. To the east of the Lake Range is Winnemucca Lake, the Selenite and Nightingale …

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Ride Report; Winnemucca Ranch Rd and Tule Peak

Winnemucca Ranch Rd (WRR for brevity's sake) has always drawn me to it and I would pick it as Reno's number one gravel-grinder. Located off Pyramid Highway about half way between Sparks and Pyramid Lake it is easy access to a vast network of dirt roads between prominent mountain ranges dry lake playas. My first …

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