California Gold Rush, Part 2

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

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Day 3: If it could go wrong it did. With no snow at the trailhead we started cruising up the old dirt road, which was dusty at first. After the first corner we found the road was also a creek bed. So now it was a muddy boulder field with melt water rushing down. That proved to be quite hard on the sleds so we opted into the bushes on the hill side and just headed up. Luckily the snow line wasn’t too far up the hill and there was plenty of it up there. .... Continue Reading this Post

California Gold Rush, Part 1

Monday, April 20th, 2009

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What a trip! Where do I even begin? How about on Wednesday afternoon…
With snow falling down everywhere I kept checking the weather. Where was the snow going to continue to fall, how much, what density would it be? It came down to 2-4 feet forecasted in Utah, 2-3 feet in the Rubys, and sunshine on the West Coast. .... Continue Reading this Post