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*CANCELLED* EASTERN SIERRAS – HORSESHOE MEADOWS C/7(4100’)/22; C/5(4100’)/34; CD/6(6900)/46

  • Sat, September 19, 2020
  • 8:15 AM
  • Lone Pine, CA

**CANCELLED DUE TO FIRE ACTIVITY, POOR AIR QUALITY, AND FOREST CLOSURES**

EASTERN SIERRAS – HORSESHOE MEADOWS

C/7(4100’)/22;

C/5(4100’)/34;  

CD/6(6900)/46

Another difficult climb as we climb some giant switchbacks on the flanks of the Sierra with an incredible vista of the wide open Owens Valley! A false summit is followed by a short descent before climbing resumes to Horseshoe Meadows (el. 10,080'). On the way back to town we’ll cycle through the lovely Alabama Hills. SHORT route starts just before the first big switchback at 6,500’. The EZ START option (need carpool) follows the SHORT route, then glides all the way back down to Lone Pine. Carry your lunch and a lot of water for the ride (water is only available at summit).  This ride is co-listed with ACTC. 

EASTERN SIERRA ESCAPE TOUR INFO (Please REGISTER if attending)

INFO: Guy Shuman (shumansteiner@gmail.com or 650-704-0895)

LONG START: Meet at the Best Western Frontier Motel, 1008 S. Main St., Lone Pine, CA. at 8:15 am for a prompt 8:30 departure.

SHORT/EZ START: Meet at 8:45 am for a prompt 9:00 departure at roadside pull off just before the first large switchback. From Lone Pine drive 3.5 miles south to RIGHT on Lubken Canyon Road, then drive 3.5 miles to LEFT on Horseshoe Meadows Road. Drive 5 miles then park on right at pull off just before the 1st big switchback (12.2 miles from motel).  

SHORT ROUTE SHEET         

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/33083128

EZ START ROUTE SHEET

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/33083087

LONG ROUTE SHEET 

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/33082904


WWBC Ride Guidelines

Do not join club rides if you are sick (cough, sore throat, fever, loss of smell).  All riders must have a face covering (mask, bandana, buff or other without vent) to be worn at the start of each ride and whenever stopped (eg during regroups).  Riders must maintain a safe distance from each other.  No drafting, pace lines, spitting or blowing noses into the air during rides.  All riders are expected to have read the current County Health Orders and stay in compliance in regards to social distancing, outdoor dining and face coverings. Inyo County   Mono County

There is risk in all gatherings, since people without symptoms can transmit COVID-19. Participation in club rides is voluntary.  Members assume the full and complete risk that is associated with exposure to and infection by COVID-19 during such participation.  Please note that in the event Western Wheelers is asked by the department of public health for a list of riders participating in any club ride for purposes of Covid-19 exposure tracing, Western Wheelers will comply with such requests.



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