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Western States Trail, CA

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Difficulty 1.5 of 5
Distance One Way 100 miles
Trailhead Elevation 6,254 feet
Elevation Gain -5,691 feet
Accumulated Gain 17,121 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 157.06
Interest Historic, Seasonal Creek & Perennial Creek
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21  2013-01-04 rjpinaz
4  2010-06-13
Mountain Quarries Railroad
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4  2010-06-13 AZLOT69
4  2009-06-20
Quarry Road Trail
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author avatar Guides 16,853
Routes 16,190
Photos 24
Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
Age 23 Male Gender
Location TrailDEX, HAZ
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Preferred   Sep, Jul, Aug, Jun
Sun  6:26am - 5:02pm
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Overview: This trail originated in the Gold Rush days on 1849 as people searched for ways thru the Sierra. The trail was relocated and signed in 1931 by volunteers. Besides hiking, there are annual trail running competitions. It is also a popular horse trail.

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2008-09-10

    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 has limited parking. Located at the bridge where highway 89 crosses the Truckee River one half mile south of Squaw valley, California.
    page created by AZLOT69 on Sep 10 2008 10:39 am
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