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Our first ride would encompass dirt road riding covering 2,500 feet of elevation gain, scenic views of the surrounding mountains, a smooth forest service road and 12 miles of total distance. The ride up Forest Service road 235 was incredible. We maintained a slow speed, as we were inclined – literally- for some time. Our trail of choice was called 11. I guess they called it that as it is roughly 11 miles from the entrance to the campground. At the top of the Forest Service road, the trail begins, quickly. It dropped down through, what appeared to be, a run-off ditch. This first section was not very promising. However, after that quick awakening, we were soon blessed with oodles of single track – 3.3 miles of it. Other than one car, a ranger and a dump truck we were the only people out that day. The remoteness of the area, the beauty and the lack of noise made this ride one of my top 20.
Once we returned to camp, we were off to the