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Pony Express Trail Lower, NV

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Difficulty 2.5 of 5
Distance One Way 2.75 miles
Trailhead Elevation 4,735 feet
Elevation Gain 1,132 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,132 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 6.52
Interest Perennial Creek
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Preferred   Apr, Oct, May, Mar
Sun  6:43am - 4:45pm
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Overview
Pony Express Trail Lower is a 2.75 mile one way hike with 1,132 feet elevation gain. Located 14 miles south-southwest of Carson City Nevada. The trailhead is car accessible. April and October are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Originally the Pony Express trail, later to become Kingsbury Grade, now replaced by the new Kingsbury Grade. This trail follows the old roadbed, starting off as pavement and ending up as a single track near its terminus.

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    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    Nevada 206 1/2 mile south of Muller, just south of Genoa, Nv. There is a historical sign at the trailhead with history of Kingsbury Grade.
    page created by AZLOT69 on May 24 2013 8:25 pm
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