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Snow Run

Trail Boss: Rick Montez

Note from Rick:

Hello Everybody,

At the November meeting I mentioned I would get a snow run organized for Saturday February 9th on the Mormon Emigrant Trail outside of Pollock Pines.  Hopefully there is some club members that would like to join in the fun.  I know this conflicts with King Of The Hammers and is 2 weeks after Winter Fun Fest so there may not be a large turn out but I still want to give it a go.  The plan is for a 1 day out and back run, leave our rally point in Pollock Pines at 8am and drive to the snow.  We'll stop at 11:30 for 30 minute lunch and head back.  

Pollock Pines is a nice little town with a Starbucks (in the Safeway), a few restaurants and bars and gas stations (with diesel fuel) and 2 motels, The West Haven Inn (looks a little worse for wear) and a Best Western, that's where I made my reservation ($129).  If you don't want to hang out in a small town the next bigger one is Placerville which is about 13 miles West.  

I'll get the details together in another email with a map but in general I want to meet at the Safeway in Polluck pines (corner of Sly Park Rd. and Pony Express) 7:30-7:45, leave at 8am sharp and drive on Sly Park Rd for 4.5 miles and then turn left on Mormon Emigrant Trail Rd. and stay on that until we hit snow.  I will drive up there the weekend before and scout things out as well.  

Here a few links that may be of interest

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYSXiejTqAE

https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/eldorado/home/?cid=fsbdev7_019037

https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotel-rooms.05634.html?iata=00171880&ssob=BLBWI0004G&cid=BLBWI0004G:google:gmb:05634

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o47fJr-yADU

https://sportsmans-hall.net

http://www.westhaveninn.com


Earlier Event: February 1
King of the Hammers!
Later Event: February 15
Cal 4 Wheel Convention