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French Meadows Reservoir Campground Area

Placer County, California

0.97 mi / 138 ft gain

Little Bald Mountain Trail

Placer County, California

4.66 mi / 751 ft gain

Gerle Creek Trail

Pollock Pines, California

1.55 mi / 115 ft gain

Robbs Peak and Hut Trail

Pollock Pines, California

5.8 mi / 1059 ft gain

Chipmunk Bluff Trail

El Dorado County, California

3.24 mi / 292 ft gain

Rafting the Middle Fork American River

Foresthill, California

5.0

Picayune Valley Trail

Truckee, California

14.3 mi / 2192 ft gain

Wench Creek Campground to Bassi Falls

Kyburz, California

8.74 mi / 1444 ft gain

Loon Lake Trail from FS Road 36

El Dorado County, California

9.96 mi / 1253 ft gain

Places to stay

Middle Meadows

Placer County, California

Middle Meadows

French Meadows

Mosquito Ridge Road

French Meadows

Lewis At French Meadows

Placer County, California

Lewis At French Meadows

Gates Group

French Meadows Road

Gates Group

Coyote Group

French Meadows Road

Coyote Group

Black Oak

Wentworth Springs Road

Black Oak

Guides and stories

The Most Relaxing Backpacking Trip I've Ever Taken with My Dog, Jack

The Most Relaxing Backpacking Trip I've Ever Taken with My Dog, Jack

Benjamin Canevari

The Desolation Wilderness Mindset

The Desolation Wilderness Mindset

Morgan Woodhouse

Top Locations for Photography at Lake Tahoe

Top Locations for Photography at Lake Tahoe

Kyle Reader

Why You Should Hike Tahoe's Mount Tallac

Why You Should Hike Tahoe's Mount Tallac

The Outbound Collective

Home Sweet...Hut

Home Sweet...Hut

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Lake Tahoe's Least Crowded and Most Photogenic Campsite

Lake Tahoe's Least Crowded and Most Photogenic Campsite

Suzie Dundas

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