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Pony Express Trail Upper, NV

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Difficulty 2.5 of 5
Distance One Way 3.5 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,916 feet
Elevation Gain 1,112 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,300 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 7.83
Interest Historic & Perennial Creek
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6  2013-05-29 AZLOT69
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,879
Routes 15,964
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Trips 1 ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
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Preferred   Sep, Jun, May, Oct
Sun  5:55am - 6:16pm
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Overview
Pony Express Trail Upper is a 3.5 mile one way hike with 1,300 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 14 miles south-southwest of Carson City Nevada. The trailhead is car accessible. September and June are the best months to enjoy this hike.


The upper portion of the Pony Express Trail connects to the Tahoe Rim Trail. It follows Daggett Creek to Daggett summit.

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2013-05-30

    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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    The trailhead is just off the Kingsbury Grade halfway between Highway 206 and Daggett summit. Currently there is a horse crossing sign indicating a trail crossing and at the driveway it is numbered 1000 which is the address for Sky Ranch. Disregard the gate and signs prohibiting entry as this is a public right of way.
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