Old 04-13-21, 08:40 PM
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hyp0xic
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When are you planning to do your ride? Some camping options don't become available until May/June. I live in Truckee. As I write this, there's 6" fresh snow that just came down. But will be melted by the weekend.

From Tahoe City to Verdi (Reno) it's about 40 miles and 70% will be paved path and road. Takes about 4 hrs to do that route. Only the section from Hirschdale down to Verdi is dirt. Some mean switchbacks on there for a trailer but totally doable.

So it's a pretty short and uninteresting route for 2 days of camping. There's many alternatives / deviations to that route and can include the I-80 canyon section. More interesting flowers, scenery, less cars. Some modest increase tin distance and the camping/food/drink options increase and can and stay off Hwy 89.

Happy to help design a better route for you and upload to Strava or Ride With GPS.

What's your daily ride range in miles / elevation?

What's your Day 1 start time and intended Day 3 end time?

What time of year?
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